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Doctor insights on: What Is Ginko Biloba Good For

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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 ginkgo good for memory?

Is ginkgo good for memory?

No-but controversial: Large randomized clinical trials in the us and published by respected medical journal suggested that "ginkgo provides no measurable benefit in memory or related cognitive function to adults with healthy cognitive function". However, large doses of gingko have been reported by some studies to improvef moderate to severe dementia. I would suggest assume no until more infor becomes available. ...Read more

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What is a good vitamin for memory?

What is a good vitamin for memory?

Not only vits but...: While b vitamins may help (esp. B12 if you're deficient), many other nutrients/herbs may help more. Phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, bacopa, vinpocetine, ashwagandha and rhodiola are all proven to help. There are entire books on this subject. A good article is at http://www.Smart-publications.Com/articles/be-smarter-think-faster-and-protect-your-brain-with-12-smart-nutrients. See comment:. ...Read more

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What vitamin is good for dementia?

What vitamin is good for dementia?

B 12: There is a particular dementia associated to lack of vitamin b 12 which is part of all cellular membranes specially of the nervous system. If there is no low level of vit b wont help. Drs. Screen all pts. With dementia for this. In general it is recommended to ingest oils containing omega 3, like fish oil or eat tuna, salmon and fish c low in mercury for the esphyngomyeline needed. ...Read more

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What is a good supplement for memory improvement?

What is a good supplement for memory improvement?

Ginkgo Biloba: is used for memory support. Check w/your doc first. It is a blood thinner so you don't want to use it you are on one. Peace and good health. ...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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Is it good to take ginko biloba supplements everyday? I'm 28

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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Why is omega3 is good for you?

Why is omega3 is good for you?

Happy Heart: Omega-3-fatty acids can lower your risk of heart attacks and sudden cardiac death [from bad heart rhythms]. O3-fa's lower bad high triglycerides and LDL cholesterol and increase good HDL cholesterol. They lower blood pressure too. ...Read more

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Is chlorella good for hairgrowth? What are the benefits of taking it over spirulina?

Is chlorella good for hairgrowth? What are the benefits of taking it over spirulina?

Green food: Spirulina and chlorella are both powerful green foods, full of antioxidants, b vitamins, minerals and chlorophyl. ...Read more

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Is taking fermented glutamine good for you? And what are the benefits?

Is taking fermented glutamine good for you? And what are the benefits?

Fermented glutamine: L-glutamine can be commercially derived from fermentation of beets with probiotic cultures. Glutamine is an Amino Acid found in many protein rich foods (milk, cheese, meat, eggs). The internet claims it helps with recovery, alleviates physical/mental stress, joint pain, mental fitness, ; body's rate of tissue repair. Take these claims with a grain of salt, as with all non-fda regulated products. ...Read more

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What is a good nootropic to stack with piracetam?

What is a good nootropic to stack with piracetam?

???: Piracetam or "Nootropyl" is a non regulated drug supplement , what that means is that our knowledge of its role in the psychoparm and neuropharm realm is limited. like most of the un regulated supplements (with few exceptions) , it is hard to answer your question with any degree of medical certainty . ...Read more

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Is there a flavonoid supplement that is good to take?

Is there a flavonoid supplement that is good to take?

Univ of California,: Berkeley's school of public health note: flavonoids become dangerous at the high doses available in some supplements. Dietary intake is best source. Develop meal plan rich in whole foods containing nutrients including flavonoids and you will enjoy better health. Sources: apples, apricots, blueberries, pears, raspberries, strawberries, black beans, cabbage, onions, parsley, pinto beans, tomatoes. ...Read more

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What b vitamin is good for cholesterol?

Vitamin B3: Vitamin b3, or niacin, is the only b vitamin that truly effects cholesterol. It reduces LDL (bad) and raises HDL (good) cholesterol. The caveat is that to be effective requires high doses (400mg +), wherein it should be considered a drug rather than just a vitamin. That's because at these high doses it can irritate the liver (liver enzyme levels should be followed) and cause muscle problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 800 mg/day of Turmeric. I heard it is good for general good health. Is this true? Also, can Turmeric lower Cortisol levels. tx

Is it safe to take 800 mg/day of Turmeric.  I heard it is good for general good health.  Is this true?  Also, can Turmeric lower Cortisol levels.  tx

Tumeric: I would go to PUBMED.com and enter numeric and see what you can learn about the scientific literature regarding taking tumeric and then discuss with your health care team. I have never seen large scale trials showing that eating X amount of turmeric enables one to live longer or healthier. ...Read more

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What is letrozole good for treating?

What is letrozole good for treating?

ER+ Breast CA: Letrozole belongs to a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors. These drugs are very effective agents for treating hormone-sensitive (estrogen receptor +) breast cancers in post-menopausal women. ...Read more

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Is fish oil pill good for you? Is it good for your buttocks?

Is fish oil pill good for you? Is it good for your buttocks?

Fish oil: Is good for you, don't think is does anything to your buttocks. ...Read more

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What is a good supplement to take for stress/anxiety?

What is a good supplement to take for stress/anxiety?

Many ways: If you experience considerable anxiety, reduce or eliminate stimulants such as caffeine and nicotine. Also consume a healthy diet and get plenty of exercise. Counseling, Meditation and Energy Tapping can also help. ...Read more

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