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For the past fifteen years ginkgo has been prescribed widely in Europe to treat age related organic brain impairment, auditory and visual difficulties, and for cerebral and peripheral circulatory disorders. Ginkgo protects small blood vessels against spasm and loss of tone, has a relaxing effect on the vessel wall and protects capillaries against becoming fragile or leaking blood into the tissues.

Ginkgo also protects circulating blood from pooling and forming clots through its antagonism of any tendency of circulating blood platelets to aggregate abnormally. This platelet normalizing action of ginkgo is related to its ability to block the action of platelet activating factor (PAF).

The clinical uses of ginkgo have included treating early stroke and senility and radiation induced brain edema. Other disorders that have benefited from ginkgo include vertigo, tinnitus, deafness, embolism and some eye disorders including dry macular degeneration and diabetic vascular disease.

Ginkgo has brought about statistically significant increases in alertness and mental responsiveness in healthy people, especially at higher doses.

The earliest publications about ginkgo dealt with its beneficial effects on cerebral and peripheral vascular conditions. Ginkgo is the most widely used plant extract in modern medicine. It is prescribed in Europe primarily to improve memory and other cognitive functions as well as for the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.

Aging causes thickening in the brain's arterial network that increases the risk of stroke and vascular senile dementia.

Numerous studies show that ginkgo prevents this cerebrovascular pathology. Animal studies show that when blood flow to the brain is reduced, ginkgo protects against arterial spasm that can result in complete blockade of blood flow. Ginkgo also protects brain cells against the effects of partial and complete cessation of blood flow to the brain. The new studies on ginkgo and coronary artery blockade show that ginkgo provides the same benefits in the heart as have been documented in the brain.

In a recent double-blind study, in which 320 mg of ginkgo per day was administered prior to open-heart surgery, there was significant protection against complications. The researchers attributed ginkgo's strong antioxidant function as the mechanism that protected patients against the free radical damage that's occurs during all surgical procedures.

Ever since ginkgo was introduced in Europe, it has been prescribed primarily for neurological disturbances involving impairment in cognitive function, memory loss, vertigo, tinnitus, and headache, as well as for peripheral arterial occlusive disease. At least 40 controlled trials have been conducted to assess the efficacy of ginkgo in treating "disturbances of the brain". Collectively, the results indicate that chronic administration of ginkgo produces beneficial effects. Here are the results of some of these studies:

One study showed that ginkgo (150 mg a day) administered for 12 weeks decreased the symptoms of cerebral insufficiency by 72% compared to 8% in the placebo group.

Vascular insufficiency showed that ginkgo (120 mg a day) taken for 12 weeks significantly improved cognitive test scores.

A large multicenter trial to assess the efficacy of ginkgo (112-160 mg per day) on 303 outpatients with cerebrovascular insufficiency showed that improvement occurred in 8 of 12 symptoms and that the overall assessment of the patient's complaints was 83% better in the ginkgo treated group.

Other studies on ginkgo for the treatment of cerebrovascular disease have provided similar results.

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