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Complementary Medicine

High Platelets and Ginko Biloba

03/27/2007

Question:

My Platelets count is around 500 and I heard that taking Ginko Biloba may help it to lower. Is that possible?

Answer:

It's not really possible.  Instead you need more omega-3 and less omega-6.

Related Resources:

Understanding Omega-3 and Omega-6

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Response by:

Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Formerly:
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University