For many years Gingko has been touted as a brain booster. In a trial published by the American Medical Association in November 2008, the results suggest that Gingko may not be helpful as once thought to help prevent dementia in an age group of 75+. This was part of the largest gingko / dementia trial ever. Consumer Reports, in their March 2009, recommends saving your money and not purchasing Gingko biloba supplements, which can cost about $200 a year.
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Dr. Brooks is a Licensed Psychologist and the Director of the Austin Psychology & Assessment Center (ApaCenter). He provides therapy, consultation, and coaching services to adolescents and adults. His areas of specialization and professional interests include mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy,solution-oriented therapy, feedback informed treatment (FIT), positive psychology, positive computing, empirically-supported treatment, and existential issues.