Ginkgo Biloba for Depression

Biloba depression ginkgo is another beneficial effect of ginkgo biloba. Ginkgo biloba extract has been used to treat various ailments for a good number of years. Biloba depression ginkgo as the name indicates is good for treating depression.

Everyone has gone through some form of unhappiness at one time or another in his or her life. But when depression continues and affects daily functioning, depression could turn into a disorder. Normal sadness could be differentiated from depressive disorder according to severity, duration and presence of other symptoms such as lack of sleep and eating disorder that usually accompanies depression.

Biloba depression ginkgo in a study conducted showed that ginkgo biloba extracts could help reduce depression in the elderly. Administering 80mg of biloba depression ginkgo decreases depression levels in the elderly. Biloba depression ginkgo contains active substances that can increase protein synthesis. Bilboa depression ginkgo also contains potent antioxidants that scavenge free radicals to counter the damaging effects of aging.
These free radicals affect the serotonin receptor sites, making older people susceptible to depression. There are two reasons why serotonin levels decreased with age. First, is the increase of impaired receptor synthesis. And second, changes in cerebral neuronal membranes or receptors because of increasing levels of free radicals.

Biloba depression ginkgo increases serotonin receptors by combining an increase in protein synthesis and potent antioxidant. The combination of these two in biloba depression ginkgo help people plagued with depression especially among the elderly to be able to fight it effectively.

In another study conducted on biloba depression ginkgo, 40 depressed elderly people with additional cerebral flow problems who did not respond to antidepressant medications were given 80 milligrams of biloba depression ginkgo extract three times a day. After the eight-week study lapse, remarkable improvement from depression and deteriorating mental faculties was noticed in the elderly. Biloba depression ginkgo can effectively take the place of anti-depressant product.

Biloba depression ginkgo must be taken with caution when combined with other anit-depressants such as trazodone and monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). Possible negative drug interaction could result if biloba depression ginkgo is taken with other anti-depressant drugs.

The recommended dosage for biloba depression gingko is 80 mg. twice daily. One 80 mg. dosage should be administered in the morning and one after lunch. A standard 40 mg to 200 mg. per day is recommended for healthy people. For those using biloba depression ginkgo to treat illness should take more. A typical biloba depression ginkgo formulation should contain 24% flasvonoids and 6% terpenoids for maximum benefit to the body. Depressed people should taske biloba depression ginkgo for twelve weeks before benefits will show. Although, others noticed remarkable improvement after only two to three weeks of biloba depression ginkgo use. The effects of biloba depression ginkgo will manifest on a case-to-case basis.

Biloba depression ginkgo could prove beneficial if use daily and for a long time. Biloba depression ginkgo seems to benefit the elderly because biloba depression ginkgo treats depression by increasing the serotonin levels and the protein synthesis of those depressed. In the study, serotonin levels in the young do not show remarkable increase after administering biloba depression ginkgo treatment.

Biloba depression ginkgo could be safe and natural way of healing the body from the cumbersome effects of depression.