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Aster CMI Hospital Unveil Karnataka’s First Dedicated Parkinson Helpline Number

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BANGALORE:  Aster CMI Hospital has taken a significant initiative to support Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients and their families, by launching Karnataka’s first-ever 24/7 Parkinson’s Helpline number. This dedicated helpline represents a major milestone in offering uninterrupted support and guidance to those living with this progressive neurological condition.

Unlike other helpline numbers, the Parkinson’s Helpline will be directly connected to a team of qualified neurologists. This ensures that callers have immediate access to expert medical advice and support, round the clock, every day of the week without any delays.24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Dr. Ravi Gopal Varma, Director – Aster Global Institute of Neurosciences & Lead Consultant – Neurosurgery, Aster Hospitals, Bangalore, said, “Parkison’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, i.e., it worsens gradually over time. Parkinson’s poses significant challenges with movement, speech, swallowing, difficulty with breathing and balance. This can increase the risk of falls, which might warrant an emergency response. Whether it’s a question about medication, symptom management, or simply needing emotional support, a qualified neurologist will be readily available to assist them.”

Commenting on the launch, Mr. SGS Lakshmanan, COO – Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore, said, “We understand the challenges faced by Parkinson’s patients and their families, this 24/7 helpline is a crucial step in empowering them with the information and support they need to manage the disease effectively.”

The Parkinson’s Helpline is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Patients and families can reach out for assistance by calling 8310107400.

Aster CMI Hospital remains steadfast in its pursuit of pioneering healthcare solutions. By seamlessly integrating cutting-edge tools such as Artificial Intelligence with the warmth of compassionate care, the hospital is paving the way for a future where personalized solutions coexist harmoniously with ethical practices. The hospital’s collaborative spirit, manifested through strategic partnerships, cultivates an environment of trust, ensuring that every innovation is meticulously designed to prioritize patient well-being.

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