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Gingko supplements (240 mg per day) may help reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and enable you to perform daily tasks better. Be aware that gingko could interact with other medications, so talk to your doctor before taking any supplements.
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gingko biloba, supplements, dementia, Alzheimer's
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Rated on: 8/21/2017 11:18:57 AM
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