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Fasoracetam - An Anxiety-Reducing Nootropic

Fasoracetam – An Anxiety-Reducing Nootropic

Most nootropic users are familiar several smart drugs in the racetam family. Piracetam, aniracetam, oxiracetam, and phenylpiracetam are all popular nootropics with a wide variety of benefits.

There’s a lesser-known racetam that has been getting a lot of attention in the nootropics community over the past year or two: fasoracetam. This interesting smart drug can have powerful anxiety-reducing and mood-boosting effects in addition to its ability to improve memory and focus.

We’re gonna take a detailed look at fasoracetam. We’ll explore its benefits, common dosages, the best places to buy, potential side effects, and look at the science behind fasoracetam’s safety. But first, let’s go over what fasoracetam is.

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Why Use Nootropics?

Why Use Nootropics?

Have you recently heard about smart drugs? Are you wondering, “Why use nootropics?”

nootropic brainIf so, you’re not alone: It’s a question we get asked all the time. And it’s a question that we’re gonna answer in today’s post.

Interest in nootropics has been steadily on the rise for the past few years. There’s a good reason for that: They work.

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The Best Nootropics For Social Anxiety

Best Nootropics For Social Anxiety

If you’ve ever experienced social anxiety, you know how crippling it can be. Even when nothing is actually wrong, your heart starts beating faster, you start sweating, and all you can think about is running in the other direction as fast as you can.

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Roughly 15 million American adults suffer from social anxiety disorder (SAD).

Social anxiety is nervousness that happens in social situations.1 And, if you’ve ever experienced social anxiety, you’re not alone. Every year, up to 8% of the population are diagnosed with Social Anxiety Disorder.2 And, as much as 12% of the population has met the criteria for Social Anxiety Disorder at some point in their life.3

Even if you’ve never been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, you can still experience social anxiety. Fortunately, there are several nootropics that can help to reduce social anxiety and increase confidence in social situations. In this post, we’re gonna take a look at the best nootropics for social anxiety. But first, let’s explore exactly what social anxiety is.

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The Benefits of Rhodiola Rosea

The Benefits Of Rhodiola Rosea

All over the planet, countless plants and herbs with medicinal properties grow naturally. Scientists have classified over 300,000 different species of plants, and new ones are still being discovered all the time1.

Rhodiola rosea is an amazing plant with a number of medicinal and nootropic properties. It grows naturally all over the planet, in cold climates. From the mountains of North Carolina to the Alps in Europe, and from the mountains of Central Asia to the Arctic, rhodiola rosea can be found growing and thriving.

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A rhodiola rosea plant.

This plant has a long history of use in traditional Russian, Scandinavian, and Chinese medicine. In recent years, rhodiola rosea has been getting popular in the nootropic and biohacking communities.

Users are reporting that it improves mood, focus, and energy, while reducing stress and anxiety. And there is plenty of science to back up those claims.

We’ll get into all these benefits shortly. First, let’s take a look at what exactly rhodiola rosea is.

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Picamilon For Anxiety

Picamilon For Anxiety

Anxiety is something that everyone is familiar with. We all experience moments of worry and stress.

A little anxiety, from time to time, is perfectly normal. But when daily anxiety prevents us from living life the way we want to, that’s when it becomes a problem.

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Nearly 1 out of every 5 people have an anxiety disorder.

Anxiety disorders affect 18.1% of the adult population every year.1 And of those people with anxiety disorders, 22.8% of them are classified as having severe anxiety.

While there are a number of different prescription drugs available to treat anxiety, more and more people are looking for non-prescription ways to combat anxiety. Prescription drugs often have serious side effects, can be highly addictive, and lose their effectiveness over time.

One of the non-prescription drugs that people are using to fight anxiety is called picamilon. It’s an interesting drug with a long history and a great safety record. Using picamilon for anxiety and other benefits is common among people that use nootropics.

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Mucuna Pruriens For Anxiety, Motivation, and Mood

Mucuna Pruriens for Anxiety, Motivation, and Mood

With modern science, we can create all kinds of amazing things in the laboratory. But sometimes the most amazing things are found in nature.

One of these amazing things is mucuna pruriens. This is a tropic bean that grows naturally in parts of Africa and Asia. And it has a number of powerful nootropic properties.

The reason that mucuna pruriens is so powerful is because it contains a large amount of l-dopa, which is a well-known substance with tons of medicinal properties.

L-dopa is actually a prescription drug in the United States and abroad. It’s used to treat Parkinson’s Disease, Restless Leg Syndrome, and several other conditions.

When taken by healthy individuals, it can significantly improve mood, motivation, and reduce anxiety. It may also increase testosterone and growth hormone (HGH) levels. Because of this, mucuna pruriens is popular in both nootropic and bodybuilding communities.

We’re gonna look at what exactly mucuna pruriens is, how it works, its benefits, potential side-effects, effective dosages, and more.

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The Many Benefits Of Ashwagandha

The Many Benefits Of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is one of the most interesting supplements available. It has tons of benefits, an excellent safety record, plenty of research, and has been used for thousands of years. Neuroprotection, enhanced virility, anti-cancer, and anti-anxiety effects are just some of the benefits of this wonderful herb.

So what is this amazing plant, and what is it used for? We’re gonna take a deep look at ashwagandha, its many benefits, effective dosage, and potential side effects. But first, we need to talk about what exactly it is.

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What Nootropic Should I Try First?

What Nootropic Should I Try First?

The popularity of using nootropics has been exploding over the past few years. More and more people are using these unique drugs to increase focus, motivation, memory, improve mood, and reduce anxiety.

I’ve been asked the following question more times than I can remember: “What nootropic should I try first?”

To accurately answer this question, I need to know what you are looking for. Not all nootropics are the same. Some increase focus without affecting mood or anxiety. Others reduce anxiety and improve mood, while at the same time increasing focus.

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Coluracetam

Coluracetam

Coluracetam is a nootropic that has been getting a lot of attention from the medical community and from nootropics users. This is a supplement that is likely to become very popular in the coming years.

Of all the nootropics that are available today, this is one of the newer ones. It was created in 2005 by the Japanese pharmaceutical company Mitsubishi Tanabe. They first synthesized it by modifying the well known nootropic, piracetam. The patent for this unique compound was transferred to the company BrainCells, Inc. They are a company that provides drugs to treat central nervous system diseases.

BrainCells, Inc. are currently conducting clinical testing for coluracetam. So far, the research has been very promising. Coluracetam shows great potential to treat certain central nervous system disorders as well as optic nerve and retinal damage.

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Sulbutiamine For Mood and Anxiety

Sulbutiamine For Mood and Anxiety

Sometimes little things can have big effects. This certainly seems to be true of sulbutiamine. By tweaking a simple B vitamin, scientists were able to create a powerful nootropic that reduces fatigue, boosts mood, decreases anxiety, improves memory, and creates a general feeling of well-being.

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