Tag Archives: nootropics

When people first learn about smart drugs and nootropics, often one of the first categories of compounds that are mentioned are the racetams and other related cholinergic enhancers. Cholinergics work primarily by up-modulating the production of acetylcholine which is the learning and memory neurotransmitter. Memory is a vital part of success. Regardless of what jobs or tasks you’re attempting improved

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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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There are several groups of nootropic supplements. The intent of this list is to provide a big picture of the different types of nootropic supplements across their various categories.  Some newer research nootropics are not on this list due to their limited availability and lack of research.

1. Adaptogen List

Adaptogens are a list of herbs that may help with the body’s

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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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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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Guest Post from: NootropicsUniversity.com

Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.  The supplement under discussion is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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

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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) [2]. 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

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Many new nootropics users struggle with the fact that Adrafinil may not be working for them as intended. It is a common scenario that many excited users run into. They often get hyped up by friends and forums that rave about the beneficial nootropic effects of adrafinil. Later, after trying it, the user may become very disappointed and may start

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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 2016. 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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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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