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using precursors to boost cognitive performance

Using Precursors To Boost Cognitive Performance

Neurotransmitters are the chemical messengers that our nervous systems use to communicate within itself and with other parts of the body. Low levels of certain neurotransmitters have been linked to depression, anxiety, and a variety of other conditions.

using precursors to boost cognitive performancePrecursors are the building blocks necessary to create neurotransmitters. By consuming the right precursors, we can increase the level of specific neurotransmitters in the body and brain, resulting in improved mood, reduced anxiety, increased cognitive ability, and much more.

All of the precursors listed below are amino acids. Some of them are essential amino acids and others non-essential. By taking these amino acids, we can give our bodies the building blocks they need to create the neurotransmitters involved in cognitive performance.

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neurotransmitter basics

Neurotransmitter Basics

You’ve probably heard about neurotransmitters. They are the chemical messengers in our brains that dictate how we feel, think, and behave. They play a role in everything from appetite to sleep, motivation to mood, memory to libido, and so much more.

To fully understand how neurotransmitters work, you’d need to study them in a lot more detail than we could ever explain in a single blog post. We’re just gonna go over the basics of what neurotransmitters are, what they do, and which ones some of the more popular nootropics work on.

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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.

anxiety

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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Piracetam - The First Nootropic

Piracetam – The First Nootropic

It’s hard to have a conversation about nootropics without at least mentioning piracetam. After all, it was the creation of piracetam that inspired the creation of the word nootropic.

Piracetam is a safe and effective nootropic that has been around for a long time. And, unlike many newer nootropics, it has decades of research behind it to support its safety and efficacy.

The nootropic benefits of piracetam can include increased focus, improved mood, and reduced anxiety. And, when taken daily, it can improve blood clotting1, reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety2, and treat breath-holding spells in affected individuals3.

We’re gonna look at the benefits, side effects, dosage, and history of this fascinating substance. But first, let’s look at what exactly piracetam is.

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