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About Amit Vatkar

Dr. Amit Varkar is pediatric neurologist based in Mumbai, India. He is specialized in epilepsy and neurological disorders among children below the age of 18 years.

Epilepsy and Healthy Life for child

2018-06-18T04:06:33+00:00Categories: Epilepsy, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Increasingly, I see lot of parents showing concerns over stressful educational life of their kids. The academics in India is very competitive and makes it challenging for children to keep up with their peer group. Now consider this for an epilepsy child patients. How do you cope up with this stressful academics without putting yourself [...]

ADHD : Symptoms, Treatment & Cure

2018-05-27T18:24:30+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVE DISORDER (ADHD) What is Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder? Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that affects 3-5 percent of all American children. It interferes with a person's ability to stay on a task and to exercise age-appropriate inhibition (cognitive alone or both cognitive and behavioral). Some of the warning signs include failure [...]

5 Main Triggers for epileptic seizure

2018-05-24T02:52:38+00:00Categories: Epilepsy|Tags: , , |

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that causes recurrent seizures. Seizures can be a devastating, life challenging condition. Epilepsy can be inherited. It can also be caused by damage to the brain. Often the cause is not known. Epilepsy is fairly common. Many people have it. It affects about one of every 100 people. In the United [...]

What Types Of Services Do Child Neurologists Provide?

2018-05-24T03:34:00+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

What Types Of Services Do Child Neurologists Provide? Child neurologists often diagnose, treat, and manage the following conditions: Seizure disorders, including seizures in newborns, febrile convulsions, and epilepsy Medical aspects of head injuries and brain tumors Weakness, including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nervemuscle disorders Headaches, including migraines Behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school [...]

Child Neurologist

2018-05-24T12:14:36+00:00Categories: Epilepsy, Headache, Health, Kids|

What Is a Child Neurologist? Infants and children should be referred to a pediatric neurologist or epileptologist at the onset of the first unprovoked seizure (seizure not triggered by infection or fever), especially if the seizures occur often or are prolonged (lasting more than 5 minutes).   It is important that a child is diagnosed and [...]

What is epilepsy?

2017-05-07T05:51:50+00:00Categories: Epilepsy|Tags: |

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder. It is not contagious, and it is manageable. Sometimes also referred to as “Seizure Disorder,” epilepsy is diagnosed after an individual has experienced two or more unprovoked seizures, meaning that the seizure did not occur as a result of a brain infection or, in children under the age of 6, [...]

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