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What is ginkgo used for?

Gingko biloba is intended for people who have mental impairments such as dementia or Alzheimer's disease, memory loss or slower thinking with age. Do not take gingko biloba without the advice of your doctor. Consult with your doctor about other, perhaps more successful, ways to treat your condition.

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How can Ginkgo biloba affect blood circulation?
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Ginkgo may improve blood circulation. Improvements are documented for patients with insufficient...
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What should I avoid while taking ginkgo biloba?
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While taking gingko biloba, avoid certain drugs that may adversely interact with this supplement. Th...
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Who should not take ginkgo biloba?
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Do not take gingko biloba if you know you are allergic to it. Do not take garlic if you take blood-t...
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Should I let my doctor know if I am taking gingko biloba?
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