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What is a Nootropic Stack?

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 a nootropic stack is. When dabbling in cognitive enhancement, it is best to move at a slow and steady pace as far as trying new compounds out. We always

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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? Technically it’s one of the first and most

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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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The popularity of and interest in nootropics has continued to grow in the past years, but one of the first things any newbie to the field should concern themselves with is safety. It is often pointed out that nootropics are, like vitamins, beneficial to the brain and generally considered safe and side effect free. This is, for the most part

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So you want to be a bio-hacker? Well, one of the most basic things to be familiar with is acetylcholine, the learning and memory neurotransmitter. Many of the most well known nootropics are in the cholinergic class, but cholinergics are dependent on choline uptake. Memory storage and consolidation

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So, you’re exercising regularly, maintaining proper nutrition through healthy eating, maybe even a pre-workout or other supplement formula in the mix, but you’re still just not seeing the gains you’re looking for. There’s a possibility that the secret could lie in the Adrenal System. It’s possible that stress and other factors could be blocking your progress.

Stress kills, they say, but

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Sulbutiamine is a synthetic version of thiamine (Vitamin B-1). Also known as Arcalion, Enerion, Bisibuthiamine, and Youvitan, sulbutiamine was initially developed in Japan to offset the effects of chronic thiamine deficiency which is more common in Japan than in the West.

The B Vitamins are vital to a healthy nervous system and lack of thiamine in your diet can manifest as

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Phenylpiracetam is a Russian nootropic developed in the early 1980’s. In Russia it is known as Carphedon or Phenotropil and is administered as a prescription drug. Initially it was designed to be a nootropic that would also improve physical stamina. Phenylpiracetam is structurally identical to. Piracetam save for a phenyl group added by adding a phenyl group to the

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Mucuna pruriens is the Velvet bean. Also known as cowage or cow-itch due to the fact that it’s spines can cause irritation to a cows mouth. Due to the high amount of serotonin and dopamine precursors, the cows generally just keep on chewing. Velvet bean has some studies backing it up as an effective adjunct against Parkinson’s disease and for

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