Tag: "ginkgo" at medical news
Herbal supplement ephedra posing threat to people's health
...va, to a risk 720 times greater when compared with ginkgo
biloba. The herb and its extract are already known to cause certain side effects – including anxiety, insomnia and increases in blood pressure and heart rate – as well as being associated with heart attacks and strokes. Also, an earlier study in 200...
Heart Patients Use Alternative Medicine
...of heart attack or stroke. But supplements such as ginkgo
biloba, ginseng, garlic, vitamin E, fish oil or coenzyme Q10 also have anticoagulant effects, but don't have doses that have been carefully controlled or studied. In addition to the threat of uncontrolled bleeding from doubling up on blood thinners...
Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms Without Consulting Doctors
...rbal products reported by survey participants were ginkgo
biloba, ginseng, St. John's wort, black cohosh or a combination product. "The reduced use of menopausal hormone therapy, while an appropriate response to the WHI findings, has left both patients and their physicians in a difficult position," said R...
Recommended Doses of Herbal Supplement Do Not Interfere With Drug Absorption
...ic effects. What, for example, about ginseng and ginkgo
biloba, two of the most widely used herbal supplem...reports a study that found daily use of ginseng or ginkgo
biloba supplements at the recommended doses, or the combination of both supplements, are unlikely to...