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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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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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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

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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

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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) [7]. As a nootropic, the general recommended dosage is 100-500 mg one to two times

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L-Theanine   [1]. 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

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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

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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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