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Piracetam

Piracetam

Last updated: April 10, 2017 One major study of verbal learning showed healthy individuals improve memory by 8.6% when using piracetam alone [5]. The drug is often combined with a choline source to provide synergistic effects and reduce the potential for…
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PRL-8-53

Last updated: March 15, 2017 One of the few studies that exists shows incredible promise for the drug, though obviously requires more analysis. In this study, supplementation of PRL-8-53 improved memory formation 87.5 – 105%. Those over the age of 30 saw…
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SAMe

SAMe

The primary benefit of SAMe for cognition is combating symptoms of depression [1]. There are also memory enhancements with SAMe especially for patients using SSRI therapy [2]. The SAMe interacts with the cholinergic system in the brain and may have…
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Holy Basil

Holy Basil

Holy basil is particularly useful as an antioxidant nootropic, which can help to reduce inflammation and its symptoms [1]. They also have a positive effect on boosting the immune system [2]. Beyond antioxidant benefits, holy basil also improves reactions to…
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Lithium Orotate

Lithium Orotate

Last updated: March 15, 2017 While the effects of lithium for those with bipolar disorder seem well-known, healthy adults can see plenty of benefits. Studies suggest supplemental lithium can increase grey matter in the brain [2]. Other evidence suggests lithium can…
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Vitamin B12

Last updated: March 21, 2017 Most notably, studies have shown that vitamin B12 aids in neuroprotection by reducing neurotoxicity [1]. For elderly individuals, it is even more important for preventing cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases [2]. Other benefits include memory benefits,…
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5-HTP

Often 5-HTP is used to fight depression and it is involved in increased happiness and mood. Many people take a stack of L-tyrosine and 5-HTP to improve their mood and reduce feelings of anxiety, but current evidence of this is…
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