Tag Archives: acetylcholine

So you want to be a cholinergic biohacker? 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 cholinergics class, but cholinergics are dependent on choline uptake. Memory storage and

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The brain is the central processing unit for the entire body as well as the seat of consciousness. As such, it is an incredibly sophisticated organ that manages to translate electrical impulses and chemical reactions into the vast array of human experience, behavior and cognition. The brain contains literally billions of neurons, or “brain cells.” Neurons communicate with each other

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Piracetam is one of the oldest, most studied and safest of the nootropic class of drugs. As the first racetam discovered by Dr. Corneliu Giurgea (famed for not only discovering the first classical racetams but coining the term nootropic and devising the first criteria for what a nootropic compound is or does). It’s generally the first compound that is suggested

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Joe Rogan is a large advocate of ‘Alpha-Brain’, a strongly marketed brain supplement which is depicted as an optimizer, staving off memory issues and improving memory in healthy individuals. Alpha Brain and other nootropics are also being discussed on MMA forums. So what are the benefits of nootropics to MMA fighters and do they actually carry any benefits

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A GABA derivative with multiple actions

Piracetam is a member of a group of nootropic racetams called the “primary racetams” which includes: piracetam, aniracetam and oxiracetam. Dr. Corneliu Giurgea began developing the racetams in the 1970‘s in Belgium, but his first entry into the field of nootropic research was piracetam. Incidentally, Dr.

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