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Archive for August, 2009

Ginger and Nausea/Vomiting of Pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting are the most common unpleasant symptoms during pregnancy. 50% to 90% of women experience these complications. This study was a single-blind controlled randomized clinical trial in women up to 20 weeks of pregnancy in Iran. 32 women received ginger and 35 received placebo. One ginger (250 mg) or placebo capsule four times […]

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Ginkgo and PMS

A recent study was done on students with PMS living in Tehran. Eighty-five women completed the study. Participants were given 40 mg three times daily of a standardized ginkgo extract or a placebo from day 16 of the cycle to day 5 of the next cycle. Self-administered questionnaires were used and a diagnosis of PMS […]

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