Doctor Guru's Featured Neurologists in Singapore
Dear Patients and interested readers of Neurology,
If you are wondering what is a neurologist or what is neurology, you have come to the right place. We will break it down for you so that you can understand it better.
Let Doctor Guru explain to you what is a Neurologist.
A Neurologist is a medical specialist concerned with the study of neurology. Neurology is the analysis and study of the disorders of the nervous system. The nervous system involves the human brain, spinal cord and peripheral(connected but not part of) nerves. Neurologist treats patients who suffer from neurological disorder.
Neurological pain is extremely difficult to tolerate. Usually it feels like a sharp pain or a non-stop burning feeling. If you suffer from the below symptoms, you may need to approach a neurologist to find out what is the problem affecting you. It recommended not to delay any review sessions or treatment because the pain may worsen in future and affect your life at work and at home.
What kind of symptoms indicate of neurological disorder?
Paralysis: when a human loses his muscle function and feeling of a body part/parts
Seizures: A Full body action when a person loses the control of their body and falls to the ground, termed as epilepsy
Lack of muscle strength
Loss of sensation: losing either the five human senses which are Touch, Smell, Taste, Hear, Sight.
Very poor coordination: Body movements
Pain in your nervous system (Head, spine, and body)
Stroke: occurs when blood flow to a certain part of the brain stops.
Sleep disorders: a disorder of sleep patterns of a human.
lysosomal storage diseases: it is a group of rare inherited disorders that leads to neurological deterioration.
Alzheimer’s disease: A form of dementia
Dyslexia: a learning disability that impairs a human’s ability to read.
What types of treatment are given by neurologists?
Deep Brain Stimulation: Brain surgery to treat Parkinson’s disease
Gamma Knife: A type of radiation treatment for people with neurological disorders. It involves a machine that produces a precise radiation to its target without causing damage to the surrounding skin tissue.
Cyberknife: a painless treatment that uses high dosage of radiation to obliterate tumors within the body
Brain Mapping: using 3d imaging technology to target the brain tumor and eliminating it without any neurological complications in the patient operated.
Acupuncture: helps the brain release chemicals that reduces sensitivity to pain.
Dear International Patients, why should you choose a neurologist from Singapore?
To be qualified to practice neurology, a person has to undergo many stages of training and education. First, you must attend medicine school and university and attain excellent grades. There is also Medical College Admission Test which every student must do well in. One must attain a Doctor of Medicine degree to become a neurologist in Singapore. Also, you must have years of training as an understudy before getting the rights to practice neurology on your own.
Where can you find a Neurologist in Singapore?
They can be commonly found in public/private hospitals such as Singapore General Hospital (SGH) or Mount Elizabeth and national health care centres. Or you can choose to view/search the profiles of the above neurologists.
Dear Doctors/Dr or consultants/researchers specialising in Neurology,
If you want to have a profile on DoctorGuru.org, please approach us via our contact form for more information. You will be able to promote your services such as clinical surgery and treatments to patients suffering from neurological disorders. You can post your clinic or office location.