What is Ginkgo Biloba Extract?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Tanakan

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See also: Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba extract is believed to have a regulating effect on the entire vascular system of veins, arteries and capillaries. The most common usage is for its widely accepted effects in the regulation of blood flow to the brain, legs and other extremities.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Brain fog 8 2
Problems concentrating 8 2
General health 7 1
Memory problems 3 0
Fatigue 1 0
Improve communication 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Dosage Patients
- as needed 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 6
Other 4
Expense 2
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently taking Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Ginkgo Biloba Extract

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 1
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