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Can you talk Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg daily and Arginmax low dose like 3 capsules together agrimax contains ginko biloba L argenine ginsing etc???

Can you talk Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg daily and Arginmax low dose like 3 capsules together agrimax contains ginko biloba L argenine ginsing etc???

If it feels good: Its OK. You might want to first sit down and figure out how much this will cost you a month. You might want to consult with someone who specializes in optimal health / complementary medicine to come up with an approach that achieves your therapeutic needs. (including proper exercise, sleep, balanced nutrition, emotional / educational and spiritual growth.) ...Read more

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Taking supplements for adrenal functions but need blood test. How long does siberian ginsing, licorice root and bovine stay in system?

Taking supplements for adrenal functions but need blood test. How long does siberian ginsing, licorice root and bovine stay in system?

Adrenal Fatigue: First off, in addition to dr. James wilson's af site, this guy has a good article on af, causes, treatment etc.
http://tinyurl. Com/b8x5rvr

as to how long things are in the system...We look at what doc's call "half-life". This is the time it takes to get 1/2 of it gone. They say it takes 5 half lives to totally clear it.

The half lives are-
sg. 8-7.4 hrs
lr 5 hours
(what do you mean bovine?). ...Read more

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How can gingko biloba boost memory?

How can gingko biloba boost memory?

It can't: Gingko biloba is a flat out disappointment, and repetitive research has revealed no memory benefits whatsoever. Do not waste your money. Speech therapists who deal with cognitive rehabilitation can teach you coping skills which may make a difference and cognitive-behavioural specialists can also help. ...Read more

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Can ginko biloba cause gynocamastia?

Can ginko biloba cause gynocamastia?

Doubt it: Many reasons for gynecomastia including high estrogen, prolactin, several medicines but I don't believe ginko causes it. ...Read more

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Is ginkgo biloba extract good for you?

Is ginkgo biloba extract good for you?

Not clear: There is not a lot of hard scientific evidence pointing to its benefits, see: http://j.Mp/vgykg2 and http://j.Mp/vgyowi as you can see from these governmental websites, the evidence is conflicting. ...Read more

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Is 1.4 grams of gingko biloba an overdose?

Is 1.4 grams of gingko biloba an overdose?

No: This is around three times day dose that is taken ordinarily. It's unlikely you'll feel any adverse effect, or if you do, that it would be any danger to you. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if gingko biloba pills really work?

Sure: Don't waste your money. It doesn't help anyone, and besides, most OTC bottles of gingko don't even contain the agent. ...Read more

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Ginkgo biloba (ginkgolic acid), what are the benefits?

Ginkgo biloba (ginkgolic acid), what are the benefits?

Tricky: Since recent studies say that nearly all ginko supplements may have many things in them, but ginko is almost never one of them.
In theory it has some anti-platelet action and some ability to increase the neurotransmitter that is low in Alzheimers. But it doesn't bring back brain, so, VERY LIMITED role in dementia and that's it. Assuming you actually have it. ...Read more

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Gingko biloba vs. Ginseng, can these help with male performance?

Gingko biloba vs. Ginseng, can these help with male performance?

Unlikely: While most prudent physicians never say never, the issue with many of these "natural" products and their claims of efficacy are lack of reproducible testing. While there may be many individual testimonies of certain benefits from herbs and supplements, they have either not withstood the rigor of well controlled randomized trials or even ever been tested. ...Read more

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Is ginkgo biloba safe? How to dose for memory boost in healthly?

Is ginkgo biloba safe? How to dose for memory boost in healthly?

Ginko: One of Ginko's main effect is to improve circulation by inhibiting platelet-activating factor (PAF). This improves circulation and this is what improves memory for some people. Ginkgo can thin the blood enough to cause bleeding. People who have heart attacks and get thrombolytics are more at risk for brain hemorrhage. ...Read more

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What types if food would give me the same or better benifiets as taking ginkgo biloba?

What types if food would give me the same or better benifiets as taking ginkgo biloba?

Mixed diet: The beneficial health effects of ginkgo are debatable. It would be good to have a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; curtail intake of saturated fats; no tobacco, no more than one drink a day. Exercise 30 minutes/day and maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more

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How long does ginko biloba (tebokan/tebonin etc) shows effect after the 1st day we consume it?

How long does ginko biloba (tebokan/tebonin etc) shows effect after the 1st day we consume it?

Ginko biloba: The fda has not reviewed this product for safety yet. Discuss with u physician and or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Hello everyone, I hope all of you are doing well I just wanted to ask if taking ginka biloba is safe or not? Thanks =)

Hello everyone, I hope all of you are doing well I just wanted to ask if taking ginka biloba is safe or not? Thanks =)

It's: Safe!
BUT CHECK IT OUT with your PCP since these "natural" medicines CAN interfere with medications precribed by your Doctor!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I've been taking 120mg of ginkgo biloba one time a day for about 2 and a half months now what changes should I see and what does ginkgo really do.

I've been taking 120mg of ginkgo biloba one time a day for about 2 and a half months now what changes should I see and what does ginkgo really do.

Probably nothing: Why taking any suppliment unless for a specific purpose. Taking vitamins makes sense, specially if your diet is sub optimal. Most food suppliments are unnecessary & only benefit the manufacturers. ...Read more

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Can I have ginkgo biloba and biotin at the same time?

Can I have ginkgo biloba and biotin at the same time?

No interactions: Although I do not necessarily recommend either supplement, based on the medical literature, I can tell you that there are no known interactions between the two. If you are going to use them, they should not interact with each other. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I safely combine st. Johns wort and ginkgo biloba?

Can I safely combine st. Johns wort and ginkgo biloba?

Used for two differ: Ent things. St. Johns Wort is a mild antidepressant and works to calm the nervous system, whereas ginkgo biloba is a mental stimulant. So you wouldn't want to use both together or it may negate each others effects. Speak to your doctor to determine which one you may need now to help with symptoms that are more prevalent. Do you want to be more anxious, or more calm? Two different feelings. ...Read more

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What is gingko biloba for? Does it really improve memory?

What is gingko biloba for? Does it really improve memory?

Forget it, worthless: Numerous studies have failed to demonstrate any memory benefit whatsoever, and some surveys have even demonstrated absence of gingko in vitamin store bottles labeled as such. In other words, you can waste your money in far more enjoyable pursuits. ...Read more

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Can I take ginkgo biloba if I have thalassemia? Thanks in advance.

Can I take ginkgo biloba if I have thalassemia? Thanks in advance.

Sure: It's safe. Don't expect miracles but you may find it helpful in feeling better overall. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink if I am currently taking ginkgo biloba tablets once a day?

Is it ok to drink if I am currently taking ginkgo biloba tablets once a day?

That's ok but...: Ginko biloba can interfere with anticoagulants and high doses may not be so good. Is it really helping your memory? The only way to be sure is to quit taking it for a month or so and see what happens. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking too much ginkgo biloba? (and how much is too much?)

The risks: Of too much applies to everything. Ginkgo is extracted by processing so stick to the dose on the label. ...Read more

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Can one take Vital Ginkgo biloba 7000mg tablets while taking Trivenz, Aspavor 20mg and Coveram 10/5mg?

Can one take Vital Ginkgo biloba 7000mg tablets while taking Trivenz, Aspavor 20mg and Coveram 10/5mg?

WHY???: Why waste your money on a useless pill? You are already taking serious meds. There is zero possibility of anything other than placebo effect. ...Read more

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I want to know if I can take gongo biloba after taking an antibiotic or how long I have to wait before taking any medication?

I want to know if I can take gongo biloba after taking an antibiotic or how long I have to wait before taking any medication?

Gingko biloba: Might you be meaning "gingko" biloba? I could find no interactions between this and antibiotics in general, but it would help to know the specific antibiotic you're asking about since some are metabolized differently from others. ...Read more

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I want to use ginko biloba pills for improving my studies is there any side effect on long /short term use please help med. Student?

I want to use ginko biloba pills for improving my studies is there any side effect on long /short term use please help med. Student?

Not helpful: No studies support using gingko biloba to improve either concentration or memory, despite the hype and press. Medical school is difficult and stressful, and requires lots of time and energy. Best ways to help memory is to eat well, exercise, sleep, follow routines that create breaks, and realize you cannot learn it all! Caution with caffeine and any stimulants too. Good luck and hang in there! ...Read more

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Can ginkgo biloba decrease libido?

Can ginkgo biloba decrease libido?

Some Yes & other n0: Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) increases circulation and may improve sexual function, although one study found no effect. Ginkgo may increase the effects of certain blood-thinning medications (anticoagulants). Do not take ginkgo if you have a history of seizures. Ask your doctor before taking ginkgo. ...Read more

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Does ginkgo biloba help with tinnitus?

Does ginkgo biloba help with tinnitus?

Probably not: There has never been a scientific study showing a statistically significant effect of ginkgo biloba on tinnitus. However, if you take it and feel better - great. ...Read more

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Can I take ginko biloba if I'm taking cipralex?

Can I take ginko biloba if I'm taking cipralex?

Interaction: Cipralex may enhance the antiplatelet property of ginkgo biloba. Monitor any bleeding signs, if there is, please stop ginkgo biloba and consult professionals. ...Read more

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Is ginkgo biloba effective for memory improvement?

It is, but this depe: Depends on what caused your memory impairments (stress, car accident, depression, anxiety, ADHD,) you may need other medication and or behavioral techniques to cope with this problem. Don't give up and thanks for your question. Daily Exercise and meditation help memory. ...Read more

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What are some gingko biloba against ssri side effects?

What are some gingko biloba against ssri side effects?

Gingko Biloba: Some say gingko biloba 80 to 120 mg twice daily for a month or longer can reverse the sexual side effects of ssris at least in women. This claim has not been proven in controlled research. ...Read more

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Is it good to take ginko biloba supplements everyday? I'm 28

Maybe: It is a well known old health tool and appears to have antioxidant action. At your age, I doubt that you need it. Appropirate exercise and god made food is all you require. ...Read more

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Can I take strattera (atomoxetine) and ginko biloba the same day?

Can I take strattera (atomoxetine) and ginko biloba the same day?

Not studied: I was unable to find any research on this subject, but the sense I got from surveying a number of websites is that there are unlikely to be any problems with taking the to simultaneously. ...Read more

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Could gingko biloba pills really work, or is it a placebo issue.?

Could gingko biloba pills really work, or is it a placebo issue.?

For what condition?: Gingko has been discussed numerous times on this site and within the medical literature, and has yet to be proven of value in any ongoing medical condition. Don't misconstrue, as there are some OTC remedies that really do work such as St John's Wort, riboflavin, vitamin D-3, phosphatidyl serine, etc., BUT would not include Gingko in this list. ...Read more

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Is it okay to mix gnc supplement mega men 50+ with 120mg ginkgo biloba?

Is it okay to mix gnc supplement mega men 50+ with 120mg ginkgo biloba?

Mega Men 50 plus: GNC Supplement Megamen 50 plus does contain ginko biloba in smaller dose. A 2008 study howed that ginko biloba could increase risk of stroke. The scintists found that those taking ginko biloba had high rate of stroke than those who were given dummy pill. This study was done by university of Virginia school of medicine. And it has been shown ginco biloba causes cancer in animals. So I don't advise ...Read more

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Can I take strattera (atomoxetine) and ginko biloba together or is that not good?

Can I take strattera (atomoxetine) and ginko biloba together or is that not good?

A few: Not specifically. Mao inhibitors and maprotiline which are antidepressants not commonly used and linezolid, an antibiotic are the only absolute contraindications. However, all medications can interact with each other and it is always important to make each one of your prescribeing physicians aware of any other medications and of any health supplements or herbal products you may be takiing. ...Read more