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Effects of ginkgo extract

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7447.1072 (Published 29 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1072

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What are the benefits and side effects of Ginkgo biloba? Does it cause high blood pressure?

Mahmood M Althahabi, pilot

Bahrain

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The dried leaf of the ginkgo tree has been used in medicine for thousands of years. More than 400 studies over …

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