Neurological diseases are on a constant rise owing to our sedentary Lifestyle, General lethargy & ignorance towards our health issues. Social stigma and inadequate infrastructure are also important factors which play a role in delayed diagnosis of Neurological disorders. Zydus Hospitals Ahmedabad Department of Neurosciences aims at providing complete Neurological care / services to patients.
Diseases of the Brain, Spinal Cord and Nerves need special care. At Zydus Hospital, we have the best infrastructure and highly trained doctors and paramedical staff to treat the most challenging neurological diseases
When a stroke victim arrives in Zydus Hospitals, after a clinical exam, the CT scan of the brain (done in seconds) reveals hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke. If Stroke is hemorrhagic, treatment is surgical and/or conservative. If stroke is ischemic, treatment depends upon the time lag. The earlier a stroke patient is brought to Hospital, the better are his/her chances of recovery. The first 4.5 hours are critical for treatment.Golden Period : The first 4.5 hours are called the golden time for treating stroke because ideal treatment if given in this period leads to better outcomes.
The earlier the treatment, the better the outcome with minimum lasting damage to body functions
Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which a person has repeated seizures (convulsions) over time. Seizures are episodes of disturbed brain electrical activity that cause changes in attention or behaviour.
Partial or Generalised.
Epilepsy does not discriminate against who it affects. It can affect anyone. There may be a family history of seizures or epilepsy. There is no one specific cause or cure..
Symptoms vary from person to person. Some people may have simple staring spells, while others have violent shaking and loss of alertness.
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Anti Epileptic Drugs help to reduce the frequency of seizures and eventually control the seizures. People with epilepsy can live a normal life. Help epilepsy is not contagious.