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Selank: A Review

Selank is a neuropeptide with pronounced anxiolytic and —in a lesser extent— nootropic effects. The drug has been developed by the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and its benefits have already been proven in humans. Selank modulates the expression and balance of Interleukin-6 and T helper cell cytokines, which play […]

Your New Cognitive Best Friend: The Placebo Effect

Oftentimes customers will try out a new cognitive supplement and be dissatisfied with their purchase, so they unleash their anger by cleverly typing up a nasty review online. Once in a while, these reviews will include a comment along the lines of “Do not buy this product! It does not work and the effect is […]

Warning: Don’t Try Another Brain Supplement Until You Read This!

Warning: Read this before buying a Natural Brain Pill Supplement: Recently studies discovered that a majority of best-selling health supplements sold online are made in USA and come with flurries of positive feedback from customers. Many natural Brain Pill supplements are not effective. Some even contain ingredients that cause serious side effects. Proven and effective […]

4 foods that are making you dumber with every mouthful

Just as there are brain-boosting foods like nuts and blueberries that protect and even enhance our brain functions , there are also their counterparts: the “dumb” foods that affect our alertness, memory, and mood. 1. Sugar. Everyone has heard that eating too much sugar leads to health problems, yet not everyone realizes that being exposed […]

Brain Training!

Even though existing research does not address all the variables involved in brain-training interventions appropriately , there seems to be some recognizable patterns in the data, making the field promising . At the very least, these games are likely to make you feel more motivated towards cognitive enhancement, and they are a safe “thermometer” for […]

The “Magic” of Tianeptine

Tianeptine is a tricyclic antidepressant primarily used in the treatment of major depressive disorder, although it has been shown to be effective treating asthma and irritable bowel syndrome as well. Recent research indicates that tianeptine releases its antidepressant properties by altering -indirectly- glutamate receptor activity, affecting theneural plasticityof its users . Besides being an effective, […]

The Promising Benefits Ashwagandha

In Sanskrit, Ashwagandha means “the smell of a horse,” traditionally suggesting that the herb imparts the vigour, strength, and focused calmness of a stallion. Thus, in Ayurveda (traditional indian medicine), Ashwagandha has been prescribed to help people strengthen their immune system after an illness, promoting, according to its ancient users, a youthful state of physical […]