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Mood has a great deal to do with cognition and memory and both memory and mood are both tied closely to the monoaminergic system. This includes the monoaminergic (or catecholamine) neurotransmitters. Monoamines help to transmit neuronal transmisions in the nervous system and are a vital part of the brain’s metabolism as well as being intricately linked to various emotional states.

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Nootropics and Addiction

Nootropics were initially developed as safe and effective neuroprotectants and cognitive enhancers, but with the continued research into these drugs multiple other potential benefits have been discovered. From effectiveness at battling depression, assistance in working out, improved sports and athletic prowess as well as recovering from and repairing damage from addiction and drug abuse. In some cases, of

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Mood disturbances, depression and anxiety are a prevalent problem in our society. For many, these conditions may feel limiting and in fact there are actually demonstrable issues with cognition, confidence and other factors that anxiety and depression will definitely contribute to. Some estimate that around 10% of the population have some mild to moderate mood disturbances. For those with severe

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Who couldn’t use a bit more energy? Many people would agree that increased stamina, endurance and energy is the second best thing to having more hours in the day but stimulants, even ones as mild as caffeine found in coffee or energy drinks can have a negative effect on stress. Many stimulants will activate a fight or flight response, especially

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The following is a portion of an article by Philip Fairbanks, the author of most of our articles.

Nashville’s WKRN news team may be sticking their foot in their mouth after copying factually incorrect information from a group that acts as a front for Scientology. Narconon, not to be confused with the legitimate and well-respected self-help organization NarcAnon, was the source

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A question that should be on every newbie nootroponaut is, are nootropics safe? The nootropics safety question or safety of any supplement you are ingesting, is of the utmost importance if optimal health, wellness and performance are your aim. To get to the bottom of the issue of nootropics safety we have to first define our terms. As for whether

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Alpha GPC and Citicoline for mood

Choline is not only an essential nutrient for the body and brain, but vitally important if you are supplementing with cholinergics like the racetams.  Citicoline and Alpha GPC are considered two of the most popular and effective of choline sources with which to supplement. One

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Dark chocolate, the bitter taste is a favorite among lovers of chocolate, tea and coffee. In fact, some of the finest gourmet chocolates worldwide are made primarily from some percentage of unsweetened cacao.  But could dark chocolate, in addition to being a tasty treat also serve as a neuroprotective and even cognitive booster?

Vascular Health

According to research shared at examine.com,

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If you’re interested in getting started with cogitive enhancement through the use of nootropics you’ll probably want to get a good idea of what kind of stacks would be best to test out at the beginning. First of all, if you’re brand new to nootropic supplementation you may be wondering what exactly we mean by a “stack.” Stacking involves combining

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Piracetam is one of the oldest, most studied and safest of the nootropic class of drugs. As the first racetam discovered by Dr. Corneliu Giurgea (famed for not only discovering the first classical racetams but coining the term nootropic and devising the first criteria for what a nootropic compound is or does). It’s generally the first compound that is suggested

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