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DHEA

DHEA

Taking DHEA as a supplement is growing in popularity for improving testosterone and estrogen levels [1], but most of the evidence circles around older women rather than healthy young adult males. DHEA is also useful for increasing fertility [2] and…
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Vitamin B1

Last updated: January 13, 2017 Like other B-vitamins, vitamin B1 (thiamine) can bolster the immune system and reduce feelings of physical or mental stress. Most people in the west consume adequate quantities of vitamin B1 and, in some cases, up…
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L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine

L-carnitine and the related Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR) are both useful in protecting the brain and body. L-carnitine has a strong antioxidant profile that can help protect the brain from free radicals [1]. Supplementation also increases focus and attention in some patients…
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Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha

Traditional Ayurvedic medicine noted many benefits of ashwagandha and modern science has shown anxiety-reduction [1], improved neuroprotection [2], and even anti-cancer protection as well [3]. There is some evidence that it can also help to improve focus and concentration, but…
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Semax

Semax

Developed in the 1980s and 90s, semax was authorized in Russia as a treatment for brain damage, cognitive degeneration, and stroke victims [1]. This peptide has been used in few human studies, but evidence suggests it has cognitive enhancing properties…
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