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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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So you are overcome with a wealth of information and are deciding which of the many nootropic stacks to use. Some people find it overwhelming between looking through all of the nootropics with little direction on how to formulate a stack suited to their needs. If you have trouble understanding which nootropics to choose or how to stack, this update

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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’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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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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Rhodiola Rosea is considered a natural nootropic. It is also classed as an adaptogen. Adaptogens can help the body and brain deal with environmental and internal stressors as well as working to tone the adrenal system which can result in lessened fatigue, improved  mood, less anxiety and more jitter-free energy. Anecdotally there is a wealth of evidence that Rhodiola is

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