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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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Should I take ginkgo biloba to improve or protect my memory?
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What is the maximum daily dosage for ginkgo biloba?
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Are there any reasons to avoid Ginkgo biloba?
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What should I avoid while taking ginkgo biloba?
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