Nootropic FAQ's

Nootropic also known as ‘cognitive enhancers’ are drugs that some people use in an attempt to improve memory, increase mental alertness and concentration as well as boost energy levels and wakefulness.

There are many different nootropics. Some are pharmaceutical drugs that are designed to treat conditions such as sleepiness or narcolepsy, and to improve attention and focus in people with attention disorders. However, some healthy people use these drugs in an attempt to improve their cognitive performance.

Claims that nootropics improve a healthy person’s cognitive processes and performance are weak whereas the side effects do pose health risks.

While nootropics may help mask fatigue, procrastination or boredom, they do not make people more intelligent and their effects only last as long as the drug remains in the body.

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Luckily, most people can use natural nootropic supplements safely. Many nootropics are absorbed in the intestines and are broken down before they can cross into the brain. These nootropics are generally considered safe because they are processed by the body rather than entering the brain directly.

However, not all nootropics are broken down before they are able to cross into the brain. Caffeine is a great example of this because it does affect cognition and can cause sleep disturbances in some people. (1) Some of the most common side effects are headaches, increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, anxiety, and insomnia, if you have a sensitivity to the ingredients in any dietary supplement, you should take care when consuming them.

Ginkgo biloba, pine bark extract, and omega-3 fatty acids are all effective mood enhancers. By taking supplements containing these nootropics, you can ward against sadness and boost your drive and attention. By stimulating neurogenesis, nootropics help to avoid mental deterioration. (53)