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> View article
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> View article
Rhodiola rosea is plant member of the Crassulaceae family that grows mostly in cold northern regions of the world in the continents of Asia, Europe, and North America. Referred to variously as Arctic root, golden root, Aaron’s rod, and rose root, this plant has long been part of ancient human medical practices, even being referenced by Dioscorides, a noted Roman physician> View article
Well, it is yet another year and another new list of the top nootropics has been released, the top nootropics in 2017. This list has been carefully created by Peak Nootropics staff based on the data from our top selling products as well as from external trends we have observed. Like in previous years, efficacy, tolerability and price are the> View article
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Mucuna Pruriens Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects
Mucuna Pruriens is a powerful herbal and nootropic supplement that is taken mainly for getting the “L-Dopa” from the plant, and for increasing the supply of> View article
CDP-Choline, aka Citicoline
Citicoline, officially named Cytidine diphosphate-choline (CDP-Choline) or cytidine 5′-diphosphocholine occurs naturally in the brain and is available OTC in over 70 countries under names such as Ceraxon, Cognizin, NeurAxon, Somazina, and Synapsine. Citicoline is a popular “choline” supplement for use in racetam stacks.
Basics of Citicoline
Among choline sources, Citicoline is unique, for> View article
Alpha GPC (Alpha-glycerophosphocholine) doses as high as 1000 mg three times daily have been used in some studies, but other studies report significant effects in volunteers at dosages as low as 600 mg once daily, at least in terms of boosting growth hormone (GH) . As a nootropic, the general recommended dosage is 100-500 mg one to two times> View article
L-Theanine . an amino acid and focusing agent found in green tea and guayusa, taken alone is slightly sedating. The addition of caffeine helps to balance if out via caffeine l-theanine synergy. Though related both chemically and structurally to GABA, it’s analytical signature is far richer and more diverse pharmacologically speaking. In certain brain regions, it> View article
Both noopept and piracetam modulate acetylcholine and glutamate (AMPA) function. These may underlie most of the cognitive enhancing effects seen with both substances.
Both increase sensitivity to Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) . Noopept actually increases NGF levels, and NGF has long been linked to healthy brain function and repair.
Both may help mitochondrial function; piracetam by modulating amyloidal toxicity and> View article
Nefiracetam is relatively a new member of the Racetam family of nootropics, which is used for boosting the brain power. This substance increases the activity in certain parts of the brain and brings the desired cognitive function to individuals who wish to enhance their memory capability. Since Nefiracetam is still new, its market availability is still poor, which presents it> View article
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