BASICS OF NOOTROPIC
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Nootropic Basics Part 1: What are Nootropics

June 6, 2016 Onyx Defiant

What are Nootropics From the Greek word “noos” which means mind and “trepein” which refers to turning, nootropics are considered as drugs that turn the human mind. In this case, Nootropic drugs improve the cognitive functioning of the mind, both memory and concentration. It is called as a drug, a nutraceutical, a supplement, and even [CONTINUE READING]

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Nootropic Basics Part 2: Alternatives to Nootropics

June 6, 2016 Onyx Defiant

Non-pharmaceutical brain boosting Everyone is looking for the cure-all pill that will boost mental performance, stifle depression, and augment every aspect of life. Nootropics are certainly not this panacea; instead, the focus of these supplements is on achieving and maintaining a more productive balance of chemicals in the brain over the long term, in order [CONTINUE READING]

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Nootropic Basics Part 4: Side Effects and Therapeutic Effects

June 6, 2016 Onyx Defiant

Side Effects Almost all nootropics are gentle, and will improve cognitive function without noticeable side effects. However, a few can have effects on specific body systems. Keeping these effects in mind will be helpful in preventing or, if necessary, diagnosing, the cause of side effects. Racetams, especially when taken by themselves in high doses, have [CONTINUE READING]