Top 10 Reasons Why You Need to Try Nootropics

04/02/2015 Tags: all

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Nootropics are created for a purpose – that is to enhance intelligence. Today, many people are becoming hooked to including these supplements on their daily health regimen to focus better, to be more productive and to feel smarter. However, did you know that the effects of these smart drugs are not limited to boosting intelligence alone? Well, nootropics offer a host of many practical benefits that will surely help you on health goals and daily activities.


Why use nootropic agents?

Here are top 10 reasons why you need to buy these so called neuro enhancers:


1 - Boost your brain plasticity         

Neuroplasticity is the ability of your brain to learn new things such as new skills, language and memories. It also allows you to adapt to difficult situations, make new friends, and recover from brain trauma. The essential building blocks of basic neuroplasticity components (synaptic connections and brain cells) are fatty amino acids. Fatty amino acids can be provided by natural nootropic agents such as Krill oil, vitamin B12 and Omega 3-fish oil. Some example of synthetic supplements that can improve brain plasticity includes piracetam and modafinil


2 - Prevents aging of the brain

Aging is an inevitable occurrence to humans. It is caused by oxidative stress and sometimes, it results to  some degenerative brain conditions such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, geriatric cognitive problems and post-stroke aphasia. The good news is, the undesirable effects of aging and its associated conditions can be treated and sometimes, can be reversed through supplementing with nootropic agents. Nootropics has neuroprotective properties and can keep you brain healthy and young. Some smart drug that can help slow down brain aging includes niacin, bacopa, alpha GPC, piracetam, DMAE, L-Tyrosine, and L-Carnitine.

 

3 - Enhances sexual performance and libido

Note that libido and sexual performance is affected by social, psychological and biological factors. This means that the brain plays an important role in arousal and libido. As such, maintaining a healthy brain and taking nootropic agents that can otherwise increase sex drive may be useful in increasing libido. Libido enhancing nootropic drugs include Alpha GPC, ginseng, L-Tyrosine, aniracetam and ginkgo biloba. Read more about The Best nootropics for better sexual performance.


4 - Prevents some psychological disorder

Noots help in maintaining and balancing your brain chemicals resulting to a healthy psyche. Studies have shown that some nootropic drugs including alpha GPC, aniracetam, sulbutiamine, DMAE, DHA, Bacopa, 5-HTP, piracetam and many others can help in preventing, treating and sometimes curing psychological problems such as anxiety, depression andschizophrenia.


5 - Prevent and even fights cancer

Cancer is caused by free radicals that became cancerous in the long run. Many natural and synthetic nootropic agents are known to be effective in preventing and treating cancer including:

  • Vitamin C and niacinamide for cancer therapy
  • Vitamin d for tumor angiogenesis prevention
    • White tea extract against lung cancer
      • Green tea as a potent anti-cancer agent

Researches have also shown that cancer risk is increased for individuals with high levels of cortisol from continuous stress. Note that any synthetic nootropic agents (e.g. aniracetam, sulbutiamine, piracetam) are known to help in regulating cortisol and decreasing stress amongst users.


6 - Prevent obesity

Yep, you’ve read it! Nootropic agents can help in preventing obesity. Nootropic drugs such as green tea, 5-HTP and alpha GPC can fight off obesity. Some smart drugs help in increasing body energy, metabolism an even blocks certain chemicals that encourages us to overeat. Others act as lipolysis inducers wherein fats are broken down to prevent accumulation in the body.


7 - Promotes creativity

Nootropic agents also help in promoting creativity. Whether you need to finish a very important paper due in a few days or you need fresh ideas for your novel or blog, smart drugs can help in improving your writing dexterity, focus and creativity. Some nootropic drugs that can help in inducing these effects include L-theanine, piracetam, and green tea extract.


8 - Promotes good zzzzz’s

Although most nootropic drugs are known to induce wakefulness and alertness, some are able to help in promoting better sleep. For instance, nootropic precursors of acetylcholine help in promoting REM sleep. DMAE on the other hand induces lucid dreaming while 5-HTP helps in normalizing sleep patterns.


9 - Promote excellent mind and body coordination

Many nootropic substances are able to promote the levels of acetylcholine in the brain. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter important in communicating your muscles and the grey matter of your brain. Several smart drugs that are able to promote good coordination between your body and mind includes choline, alpha GPC and DMAE.


10 - Increase your confidence

Nootropic agents help in increasing your brain chemicals. Neurotransmitters helps promote creativity, focus and will also make you feel more outgoing and confident in socializing and business endeavors.

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