Oxiracetam and Chronic Cerebral Hypoperfusion-Induced Cognitive Impairment
Many things about chronic cerebral hypoperfusion (CCH) are a mystery. We know that it can cause vascular dementia, but we’re not sure how. We know that CCH contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, but, again, we are not sure how. We are more certain of its causes: often... Read more
The Monkeys Have Spoken: IDRA 21 May Enhance Normal Brain Functioning
IDRA 21 is a nootropic. Clinical trials have found the drug to be an effective method of enhancing memory in patients with cognitive deficits, but what of healthy patients? Like many nootropics, IDRA 21 has been extensively studied as an aid for helping patients with cognitive impairment, but hasn’t been... Read more
Nootropics and Mitochondrial Respiration
Mitochondrial respiration is important. It is these mechanisms that convert oxygen to adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the universal energy donor in cells. When ATP production isn’t working at full capacity, cells can’t function properly.  A recent study from the Czech Republic examines the impact of nootropics on a variety of... Read more
Mild Cognitive Disorder Treatment: Piracetam vs. Noopept
In a sunny suburb of Florida, Janie Smith loses her keys. After much wandering about she realizes they’re on the coffee table to the left side of her couch, instead of the one to the right side of her couch. Janie laughs at her silliness. This wouldn’t have happened... Read more
Piracetam for Anxiety and Depression
We have all experienced that momentary awkward feeling when passing by someone vaguely familiar in the hall or on the road. Do I wave? Smile? Start a Conversation? Pretend I don’t see them? As we get older, some of this social anxiety is alleviated. We better understand social protocol.... Read more
Nootropics and the Dreaded Hangover
Like most Americans, I have had my fair share of nights on the town. Often these are nights where too much alcohol is consumed. I would wake up cursing my mind and wishing for a very tight hat to keep a constant barrage of much needed pressure against my... Read more
Study finds Nootropics with Cholinergic Activity have a Long History of Therapeutic Brain Strengthening
There is always room for error with nootropics. We’d all like them to work, and sometimes people get over excited by a potential breakthrough. Given the atmosphere of innovation and excitement, it’s great when someone combs through the scientific literature and provides an assessment of potentially useful nootropic activity.... Read more
Choline – a Drug Found in Many Nootropics – is Essential for Brain Development
When I was pregnant with my first child, I had major pregnancy brain. I created a whole new language with the number of new, and incorrect, words I made up to replace the ones I couldn’t remember. Everything was always lost. The remote control kept ending up in unusual... Read more
2 Important Hormones Are Destroying Your Productivity
How a Lack of Dopamine Made Me Bad at My Job.. Fatigue, laziness and lack of motivation are without a doubt two of the biggest problems for people  in America, especially in the workplace! In a recent study, it was found that one of the biggest reasons people have... Read more
7 Useful Tools for Tracking Nootropic Effects
HERE ARE 7 FREE TOOLS TO HELP QUANTIFY / TRACK NOOTROPICS EFFECTS Cambridge Brain Sciences –Cambridge Brain Sciences Inc provides scientifically proven tools for the assessment of cognitive function over the web. Cognifit –CogniFit brain training lets you assess and train your memory and other cognitive abilities with brain games... Read more
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