Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna M.D.
Neurologist | Neurology1513 Voorhies Ave Brooklyn NY, 11235
Dr. Ranga Krishna practices Neuropathology in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Krishna studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the nervous system. Neuropathologists are trained to fully understand and treat such conditions as Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease.
Education and Training
Kakatiya Medical College 1990
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Program A 1994
Mysore Medical College 1989
American Board of Neurological Surgery
American Board of Pain Medicine
Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Loss of taste and smell are one of the first things of change in Alzheimer's. Taking zinc supplements sometimes can help. READ MORE
Sounds like some form of muscular dystrophy. I'd be surprised if they haven't told you such. You will want to get a neuromuscular specialist to look at this. READ MORE
Yes, taking pain killers for extended periods of time can result in reducing your coordination and rapidity of thought. READ MORE
Chronic pain from spine injuries can lead to agitated states, and/or depressive states. This can translate to wide swings in mood. READ MORE
Balance therapy is the best permanent treatment for vertigo. READ MORE
Severe headaches after working out most of the time is NOT serious, but somewhere around 5% of the time can be associated with a small aneurysm. I suggest you see a neurologist and get an MRI. READ MORE
Could symptoms like excessive sweating, blacking out and dyspnea be a sign of a neurological disorder?
Disautonomia sounds like what you are describing- you should be evaluated for such by a cardiologist and neurologist. READ MORE
It could be a neurologic problem. This is something you should first discuss with your primary physician so as to go through any changes in your lifestyle, or major events that may of caused a decrease in motivation and/or focus. After which they may refer you to a neurologist for a more detailed evaluation. READ MORE
Parkinsons typically is diagnosed in someone's 60s, but at times it can be diagnosed pre-40 in rarer cases. READ MORE
No, foods do not have a link to dementia, however taking vitamins and actively doing brain-heavy tasks can help prevent onset. READ MORE
This could be a neurologic issue, yes. I'd urge you to see your primary physician, and or go to the ER for a proper evaluation. READ MORE
Spinal fluid tests are typically done for infections of the brain (meningitis), Multiple sclerosis, and varying forms of cancer. There are times they are done for other reasons as well though. READ MORE
This is a very vague question- I'd recommend having her see her primary physician about this and go from there. They would know best whether to refer for neurologic evaluation. READ MORE
Migraines require trying lots of treatments more often than not- Look into agents like Trokendi, and if serious enough, Botox is a very solid option. READ MORE
Peripheral neuropathy is common and can stem from a number of things including injuries to the spine, diabetes, etc. Yes, it can be treated and patients often times are able to revert to some degree feelings of numbness. READ MORE
Have her see a Neurologist and they will order the appropriate evaluative testing. This could be testing her autonomic nervous system, MRI's, EMGs, etc. It depends on her history and any past/recent injuries. READ MORE
I would talk to your primary physician about this as it can be related to blood pressure- They will evaluate you for relevant conditions. READ MORE
More often than not, there are no warnings to a stroke. Highly stressful lifestyles and high blood pressure are additional risk factors. READ MORE
Treatment consists of managing symptoms stemming from MS, and slowing deterioration stemming from it. There is no "cure" for MS. READ MORE
Vomiting blood can be caused by any number of things from intestinal issues, to brain issues. See your doctor so you can be appropriately evaluated. READ MORE
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Areas of expertise and specialization
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Pinched Nerve
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Herniated Disc
- Birth Defects
- Transient Ischemic Attack (tia)
- Vascular Disease
- Stroke And Mini-stroke Recovery And Prevention
- Stroke Management
- Stroke Prevention
- Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury
- Concussion (mild traumatic brain injury)
- American Academy of Neurology
- American Academy of Pain Management
Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna M.D.'s Practice location
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Patient Experience with Dr. Krishna
- How Serious Is Bell's Palsy?
What is Bell’s Palsy?Bell’s palsy is a medical condition that causes temporary weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles. This medical condition is named after the Scottish anatomist named Charles Bell. He was the first one to describe the condition. Bell's palsy usually happens when the...
- Understanding Hallucinations and Brain Disconnections in Parkinson's Disease
The ProblemThose who suffer from Parkinson’s may experience a variety of symptoms through their life, but doctors state that Parkinson's patients who experience hallucination are more susceptible to encountering disconnections in their brains relative to Parkinson's patients that are not...
- 8-Year-Old Boy with Muscular Dystrophy Shares His Touching Bucket List
At just two-years-old, William Magee was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Now 8 years old, and in the United Kingdom, William has already become an inspiration to many.In a recent article published on the Mirror, his mother discusses his severe progression of the disease and how William...
- Laser Shoes Help Parkinson’s Patients in Freezing Episodes
As someone gets older, they are more at risk for neurodegenerative diseases. Among these diseases is Parkinson's, which affects a patient's movements and motor skills.Parkinson’s disease does not only result from old age. It also has been shown to occur more frequently among men who are...
- Why "I'll Push You" Is an Inspiring Film for Muscular Dystrophy Patients
"I'll Push You" is a film that follows two friends who make the decision to take a journey lasting 500 miles. For any set of friends, this would be intimidate, but these two friends aren't a normal pair. Justin, one of the friends in the film, was diagnosed with a neuromuscular illness. The...
- Gabapentin: Abuse, Withdrawal, and Overdose
Most holistic addiction centers use gabapentin in one form or another to help their patients deal with addiction. However, many patients have started to abuse this drug after prolonged exposure during the course of their rehab process.Gabapentin is usually available in the form of tablets and has...
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