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Re: question for chemist (or other knowledgables) linkadge

Posted by chemist on May 26, 2004, at 21:50:39

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

> 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
>
>
chemist here...can't comment on what you're specifically addressing, but ginko has been implicated as a nootropic...all the best, chemist


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