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Re: question for chemist (or other knowledgables)

Posted by Bill LL on May 25, 2004, at 15:24:27

In reply to question for chemist (or other knowledgables), posted by linkadge on May 25, 2004, at 10:23:02

A few years a go I tried Ginkgo for a few months but did not notice any benefit.

I currently take American Ginseng every day to help with altertness and sexual side effects from Lexapro. And I also take Ashwagandha as needed if I need to feel more calm. They both work to some degree.

Also check on the alternatives board. They have a lot of info on herbs.

> I keep reading that ginkgo biloba may help depression becase it increases the number of
> 5-ht1a receptors that decline with aging.
> I though that antidepressants worked by downregulating the number of 5-ht1a receptors.
> Are more 5-ht1a receptors better? or is this another presynaptic-postsynaptic issue.
> Can someone clarify ??
> Linkadge




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