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  • ginkgo biloba

    To Take or Not to Take: Ginkgo Biloba

    Despite being one of the most popular brain supplements in the world, some people have been giving ginkgo biloba a bad name lately, like this article on Live Science: Ginkgo biloba may not be the super-pill we all want it to be, but many people still think it is effective. Is it? In order to answer this, let’s divide the question into two different audiences – elderly people and young to middle aged adults. Elderly People This group of people is no stranger to ginkgo biloba. The extract of the leaves is sold in pill form and has been heavily…

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    Vinpocetine: Inconclusive Evidence?

    Vinpocetine: Inconclusive Evidence Vinpocetine is a biosynthetic supplement derived from alkaloid found in the Periwinkle plant called Vinca minor, and is used as a drug in Eastern Europe for the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders and age-related memory impairment, since it has been reported to have cerebral blood-flow enhancing and neuroprotective effects. Nevertheless, the drug is not yet approved in the United States for pharmaceutical use, but just dietary supplement, modality in which is commonly used as a vasodilator that has anticonvulsant and anti-inflammatory action. Unfortunately, most vinpocetine studies were performed before the 1990s. According to this meta-analysis , studies involve…

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  • elon silicon valley

    Brain-Enhancing Drugs: Is Elon and the Valley on Brain Pills?

    We all know about the ‘supposed’ brain-enhancing drugs like Adderall that helps university students study. But even those in Silicon Valley are now crediting nootropics for laying the foundations for much of their success over the last couple of decades. Many would love to keep their secret brain-enhancing supplements all to themselves. But increasing media attention is making increased public take-up seem like a foregone conclusion. Movies such as Limitless, and Lucy both really hitting home the obsession we have with human enhancement. And the draw of the potential benefits of simply popping a brain-enhancing nootropic “smart pill”.   What are Nootropics?   “Nootropic” is the name given…

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  • limitless mindset foods

    5 Essential Foods That Bring You One Step Closer to a “Limitless” Mindset

    Let’s be honest, we’ve all seen the movie “Limitless” – and loved it! What most of us wouldn’t give to get our hands on that little super pill! The thing to note here however is that one pill will never provide all of the answers, because to be truly limitless, the body needs not just a boost from nootropics, but plenty of rejuvenating rest, couple this with physical and mental exercise to help pump blood around the body and brain to keep everything firing on all cylinders, and above all – a nutrient rich diet. If putting down the pizza…

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    Three Awesome Things Nootropics Do for You that Have Nothing to Do with Brain Function

    While a lot of emphasis has been put on nootropics for their use to increase focus, memory, motivation, and a host of other things brain-related, these ‘brain pills’ actually do a bit more than just that. There are other effects that some would consider peculiar – of course, it’s not like you will get superpowers. These effects are quite normal (but awesome in their own way) – you just wouldn’t expect them from supplements that are supposed to enhance the brain. Aside from allowing you to get things done, here are three other amazing things that nootropics do for you:…

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  • nootropics experience

    Three Fundamental Things that Can Make or Break your Experience with Nootropics

    Are you finding that nootropics aren’t exactly working the way you want them to? Were you expecting a lot more? Let’s get this straight – nootropics are not miracle pills (and they don’t increase your IQ either). Sure, they allow your brain to function at a more optimal level due to the nourishment that their ingredients bring. However, whether or not you get the results that want highly depend on your own actions too. If you are just sat in front of the sofa for eight hours a day, just playing your Xbox, watching some old movies because you’re so…

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  • Why You Procrastinate

    The 3 BIGGEST Reasons Why You Love to Procrastinate

    Do you find that you are never able to get started on projects you need to do? In a recent consensus, it was shown that 1 in 5 people in the US are suffering from chronic procrastination, and perhaps you are one of them. If you aren’t exactly where you want to be in life, perhaps a reason why is that you aren’t taking the actions that you yourself know will propel you forward. You aren’t sure exactly why, but you just can’t seem motivated to get the things needed to be done, done. Well, in this case, perhaps the…

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  • How Does Brain Freeze Work?

    What is a Brain Freeze? Ever had an awesome ice-cold drink in the middle of a hot summer day? Yes, you’ve probably had a brain freeze before – not ever having one might not even be normal! It happens when you eat or drink something cold too quickly, and just about everyone has experienced this sort of things. What really goes on in a brain freeze though? Well, a brain freeze is your body’s way of telling you to slow down or take it easy when you’re eating something extremely cold. Our mouths and tongue are lined with so many…

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  • Your Brain whilst Blackout Drunk

    You wake up in complete agony after last nights blackout. Looking around, you realize you’re in a place that you’ve never been before. Not being able to recall the events that transpired the night before. Your breath smells of alcohol, and your clothes even worse, as you try to sneak yourself out of unfamiliar territory. If you have had better friends, you might just have woken up in your place, on your sofa. But alas, they don’t meet that cut. You don’t know what’s happening, but you do know one thing – you’ve blacked out.     What is a Blackout? Although it’s known…

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  • Watching porn shrinks your brain

    Watching Porn Shrinks the Brain

    Let’s be honest here. How often do you watch porn and do you ever wonder about effects of watching porn ? Every few days, every day? Alright, let’s be real honest now. How many times do you watch porn every day? As a guy, I’m going to say that watching porn is a normal part of everyday life. While I wouldn’t call myself a porn addict (I can go some days without it), I will say that it has become routine. And I’m pretty sure that this is the case for so many other men out there as well. However,…

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