Top 5 nootropics for gaming – Adderall Alternatives

Last updated on February 20th, 2018 at 09:09 pmThe professional gaming industry is becoming bigger and bigger as more people recognize that gaming is a respectable eSport. Tournaments offer hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars as top prizes and many will compete vigorously to earn first place. Games …

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L-Theanine – Benefits, How it works, Side effects, Dosage

Last updated on September 22nd, 2016 at 12:06 amL-Theanine is an amnio acid found in teas, particularly green and black tea. It has been shown to be synergistic with caffeine and possesses unique benefits of its own. Key benefits: Reduces physical and mental stress[1] Increases dopamine release in the brain[2] Aids in weight loss and has …

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5-HTP – Benefits, How it works, Side effects, Dosage

Last updated on September 22nd, 2016 at 12:06 am5-HTP is a naturally occurring amino acid that is a direct precursor to serotonin. It is the metabolite of L-Tryptophan and a precursor to melatonin. Key benefits: Elevates mood and acts as an antidepressant[1][4] Increases Human growth hormone release[1] Reduces anxiety[2] Suppresses appetite and aids in …

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Is Adderall a nootropic?

Last updated on November 8th, 2016 at 03:13 pmOne of the most misinterpreted concepts about nootropics is that if something enhances brain functioning then it must be a nootropic. Remember, nootropics are cognitive enhancers but not all cognitive enhancers are nootropics. Adderall is a brand name for a mixture of amphetamine …

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Aniracetam – Benefits, How it works, Side effects, Dosage

Last updated on October 4th, 2016 at 02:37 amAniracetam is a bitter, fat-soluble ampakine and nootropic drug of the racetam class which possesses anxiolytic properties. Overview Also Known As Draganon, Sarpul, Ampamet, Memodrin, Referan, N-anisoyl-2-pyrrolidinone Type Racetam Main benefits Reduces anxiety[3] Enhances memory and learning[4][5][6] Has neuroprotective properties [4] Possesses antidepressant properties[7] Increases motivation …

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The racetam family of drugs

Last updated on April 9th, 2016 at 08:47 pmThe racetams are a class of nootropic drugs that are generally accepted as safe and efficacious in enhancing memory. These drugs share a 2-Pyrrolidone nucleus. Examples There are many racetam drugs; listed below are notable examples of these nootropics: Piracetam – Water-soluble Aniracetam – Fat-soluble, …

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Choline – Benefits, How it works, Side effects, Dosage

Last updated on September 22nd, 2016 at 12:06 amCholine is an essential nutrient that is necessary for healthy cell membranes and the production of phosphatidylcholine. It also aids in the transport of lipids, or fats, from the liver. Key benefits: Reduces fatigue Helps prevent insomnia Aids in kidney function Faciliates …

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Piracetam – Benefits, How it works, Side effects, Dosage

Last updated on September 21st, 2016 at 11:59 pmPiracetam, also known as nootropil and Lucetam is a bitter, water-soluble nootropic drug of the racetam class. Other well-known racetams include Aniracetam, Oxiracetam, and Pramiracetam. Overview Also Known As Nootropil, Nootropyl Breinox, Dinagen, Lucetam, Oikamid Type Racetam Main benefits Enhances memory[1] Improves neural plasticity thereby enhancing …

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What are nootropics – A simple guide for beginners

Last updated on December 29th, 2016 at 03:27 amNootropics are substances that enhance cognitive functioning while simultaneously being neuroprotective or extremely nontoxic. Nootropics, also known as smart drugs, are therefore cognitive enhancers, but not all cognitive enhancers are nootropics as some cognitive enhancers are not neuroprotective while others may be toxic, i.e. …

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