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Adrafinil is an awakeness enhancer that was originally designed as a prescription medicine for narcoleptics. It became replaced by modafinil. Both adrafinil and modafinil are excellent for alertness and vigilance, but also have several side benefits. Adrafinil functions through metabolization into modafinil through liver-pass metabolism. Modafinil was developed by French manufacturers of pharmaceuticals Cephalon. When it was found modafinil

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An important thing to remember about nootropic supplements, or any type of supplement really, is that they are after all just that, supplements. In other words, they aren’t meant to take the place of the fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle like aerobic exercise and a general fitness regimen, good sleep hygiene and a proper diet. Those familiar with supplements like

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There are many different types of cholinergic supplements. Not all of them work to increase choline in the same way as the racetams. Both centrophenoxine and acetyl l-carnitine are technically cholinergics. Both acetyl l-carnitine and centrophenoxine have similar mechanisms of action as well. In this article we will examine how acetyl l-carnitine and centrophenoxine work and the main ways they

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When people first learn about smart drugs and nootropics, often one of the first categories of compounds that are mentioned are the racetams and other related cholinergic enhancers. Cholinergics work primarily by up-modulating the production of acetylcholine which is the learning and memory neurotransmitter. Memory is a vital part of success. Regardless of what jobs or tasks you’re attempting improved

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Nootropic Cycling is a great way to get more bang from your buck when it comes to supplementing with nootropics. Like sticking with minimum effective dosing, it not only will save your wallet in the long term but it will also cut down on the possibility of undesirable side effects and ensure supplements are more effective when you take them.

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In our last article we introduced the concept of building nootropic stacks for beginners, in this one we’re going to offer a few nootropic stack examples you can try on your own. As we mentioned, not every supplement or stack will be fit for each purpose. There are multiple states of mind you can draw from and depending on

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Nootropic Stack Beginners Guide

What do we mean by a nootropic stack beginners guide?  If you’ve been using or studying nootropics for a while then you’re surely familiar with the term nootropic stacking and probably have a basic idea of what nootropic stacks are. When dabbling in cognitive enhancement, it is best to move at a slow and steady pace as

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Centrophenoxine is a nootropic in the cholinergic class. It is related to DMAE but if DMAE were plain, old, ordinary choline bitartrate, centrophenoxine is like Alpha GPC. It is considered memory boosting as well as having some stimulatory and mood boosting effects along with the cognitive enhancement benefits. Just what is centrophenoxine a cholinergic? Technically it’s one of the first

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Noopept is a nootropic peptide originally formulated in Russia that is related to the racetams. Sometimes it is even classified as a racetam, but technically it is not due to lacking the pyrollidinone backbone structure. The racetams, of course, are cholinergics which mean they modulate the production of acetylcholine the learning, memory and movement molecule. Many of the fundamental traits

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The Winter Olympics in South Korea has brought the issue of “doping” in sports back into the public eye. As mentioned in a recent article at Smithsonian magazine online, Olga Medvedtseva became the first athlete caught doping in that year’s games. It wasn’t steroids or amphetamines or other illegal or illicit substances the Olympian was caught using, rather it

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