Does Ginkgo Biloba cause headaches?

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Q: The night before last I took my first Ginkgo (30mg), and yesterday I had a headache all day that was sort of like a sinus headache, but didn’t respond to usual stuff I take for those type of headaches. Also, was o.k. as long as I was lying down or sitting really still. Was wondering if it was the Ginkgo Biloba, or if maybe just a new type of headache. By the way, decided to try the Ginkgo to improve my circulation a bit. Thanks for any info.

Does Ginkgo Biloba cause headaches?

A1:  It is always possible. Everyone can have different reactions to any substance. It could have been a simple allergic reaction, or it might be a simple coincidence. You could try a smaller dose again and see if you get the same reaction.

A2: If Ginkgo turns out to be what is causing the headaches, you can use Hawthorn berry for circulation. I usually suggest using Hawthorn for circulation and Ginkgo / Gotu Kola combination for memory.

If the headaches still continue, than you should definitely visit a doctor.  If you are already introduced in the art of meditation, you can try it to get rid of the pain.

3 thoughts on “Does Ginkgo Biloba cause headaches?”

  1. Ginkgo Biloba gives me extreme, all day long headaches. It happened the first time I tried a supplement pill of one, and I’ve been afraid to ever try it since. Everyone is different, but I, personally, can’t take it.

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