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Fortis Mohali holds awareness talk for Parkinson’s Patients

Timely  detection, diet and regular medication can manage Parkinson’s disease effectively: Doctors

Fortis Mohali holds awareness talk for Parkinson’s Patients: Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder, which causes tremors, falls and slow movements. To recognise the warning signs of Parkinson’s, and to highlight the importance of diet and timing of medicine to manage the disease effectively, Department of Neurology at Fortis Hospital Mohali organised a awareness talk for Parkinson patients.

Fortis Mohali holds  awareness talk for Parkinson’s PatientsExperts from Fortis Mohali including Dr Sudesh Prabhakar, Director, Neurology, Dr Nishit Sawal, Consultant Neurology and Dr Shivani Juneja, Consultant, Clinical pharmacology emphasised early detection which can help improve the quality of life for Parkinson’s patients. The treatment options include medications, diet based therapies, and deep brain stimulation.

Dr Sudesh Prabhakar said, “Millet based diets improve absorption of medicines used for Parkinson’s leading to control of disease and for this Fortis Hospital Mohali is offering millet-based diet therapy.Fortis Mohali offers cutting edge Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and specialised diet based therapies for Parkinson disease patients. Deep-brain stimulation involves implanting electrodes inside the brain to produce electrical impulses. The surgery helps improve motor complications in patients with Parkinson’s disease which are not responding to medicines. Fortis Hospital Mohali is the first private hospital in Northern India to Pioneer DBS for Parkinsons Disease and is the only hospital in North India having a comprehensive  team of Neurologist, Neurosurgeon, Neuro radiologist and Neuro anaesthesia for DBS procedure. Fortis Hospital, Mohali has done the maximum number of DBS procedures in North India.”

Dr Nishit Sawal explained that the absorption of L-dopa, the main drug for Parkinson’s increases many fold if given via LCAS formulation (Liquid carbidopa ascorbic acid solution (LCAS ). This is useful, especially in advanced disease when the effect of tablets decreases and stay for a lesser time.

Dr. Jasbinder Kaur from Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32 also spoke on the occasion.

Know More About Fortis Healthcare

Fortis Healthcare Limited – an IHH Healthcare Berhad Company – is a leading integrated healthcare services provider in India. It is one of the largest healthcare organizations in the country with 28 healthcare facilities, 4,500+ operational beds (including O&M facilities) and over 400 diagnostics centers (including JVs).

Fortis is present in India, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Nepal & Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. It draws strength from its partnership with global major and parent company – IHH, to build upon its culture of world-class patient care and superlative clinical excellence.

Fortis employs ~23,000 people (including Agilus Diagnostics Limited) who share its vision of becoming the world’s most trusted healthcare network. Fortis offers a full spectrum of integrated healthcare services ranging from clinics to quaternary care facilities and a wide range of ancillary services.

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