A Guide to Nootropics the Smart Drugs

Posted February 12th, 2016 by in Health Articles

Nootropics are nothing new. Named after the Greek words for mind-bending, they are known by this name since the ‘70s. Although their most popular nickname is ‘smart drugs’, they aksi get by as intelligence enhancers and cognitive boosters.

They can aid in cognition improvement, boost memory and focus and, in the long run, contribute to a healty brain.

How do they do it?

Nootropics Smart DrugsThe mechanism of action of most nootropics is based on the manipulation of several mediating molecules, called neurotransmitters, in the brain. These molecules, which include serotonin, dopamine, acetylcholine and glutamate, are the mediums which convey messages between the brain’s neurons.

Every bit of information that goes through the nervous system is transferred via these molecules: from signaling your heart muscle to contract, to telling your lungs to inhale. Naturally, it’s up to them to ensure optimal cognitive function as well.

By affecting neurotransmitter levels, nootropic substances can help you by giving you the cognitive edge that you need. Other mechanisms of action include vasodilation, which is the relaxation of brain blood vessels resulting in improved blood flow, and neurogenesis – the induction of neuron growth in the brain.

No matter the underlying mechanism, all supplements of this category result in cognition boosting.

Nootropics Safety

These are substances with low toxicity and a very small chance of adverse effects. Hence, they can be used in the long term without problems. Current experience shows that they are safe, plus they can be legally purchased.

Nootropics Benefits

Noocube NootropicThere is extensive research to support the cognition-boosting effects of nootropics, primarily because these substances have been used for a long time by clinicians in the treatment of several debilitating conditions that have to do with the  brain, such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s disease and ADHD.

The mere fact that they have been used for the treatment of such terrible conditions shows the potential of these drugs.

Still, you don’t have to be sick in order to benefit from nootropics; healthy individuals can also experience the same mind-stimulating effects and enjoy better memory, improved learning and feel happier, less stressed, focused and motivated.

One thing to note, however, is that we are all different, and our brains differ, even subtly, in ways that may affect the drugs’ effectiveness with a given dose; not everyone will experience the same level of enhancement but, rest assured; nootropics work beyond doubt.

Nootropics the ‘Smart Drugs’ Composition

You can buy nootropics online either in powder or tablet form. Their origin varies: some are synthesized in the lab while others, like NooCube, are compounded from natural sources.

Natural nootropics, sometimes also referred to as herbal nootropics, are substances which have been isolated from plants or have been synthesized from a plant-derived base molecule, and have exhibited cognitive enhancing and brain-health promoting properties.

This family of herbal nootropics includes Cat’s Claw, Alpha GPC, Bacopa Monnieri, L-Theanine, L-Tyrosine and Huperzine A. These are the active ingredients of NooCube.

Herbal nootropics display the same effectiveness as their synthetic analogues; you can even use several of them concomitantly for better results.

How to Start with Nootropics

NooCube SmartdrugNot everyone will experience the same effect from the use of nootropics, since brain biochemistry differs from person to person.

Based on this fact, our recommendation to first time users is to start at the lowest dose possible in order to benchmark their effect, and slowly titrate upwards until the desirable level of cognition enhancement is achieved.

Adverse effects with NooCube (an nootropics in general) are extremely rare. In the unlikely event, however, that you experience any, it is advised to immediately cut down your dosage. If the adverse reactions persist, you should see a doctor. (Read NooCube Review)

Getting Optimal Results from NooCube

Nootropics work; no doubt about that. However, you can get even more out of them by adopting some important habits. Buying NooCube is the first step, but you can reap maximum benefits if you follow some simple advice.

1. Get adequate sleep

Sleep is of paramount importance; even more so when taking NooCube. You will feel focused and alert more than ever during your waking time, meaning that you should provide for adequate rest before the next day. You should also be prepared for lucid dreams while on nootropics, which can be an interesting and fun experience, however, do try to get at least 6 to 7 hours of good sleep.

2. Take care of yourself

There is an ancient Greek saying: “A healthy mind is in a healthy body”. It goes without saying how important it is to be in a good physical condition. What’s more, doing so while taking NooCube will further enhance its cognitive boosting effects. Win-win!

3. Watch what you eat

We are what we eat. The brain needs food to work properly and so does the rest of the body. The traditional “brain-healthy” food, fish, is thought as such for a good reason. Especially fatty fish, like salmon, are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential to good brain health. Fresh fruit and vegetables also. Try avoiding fast and processed food and drink plenty of water. If hot drinks is your thing, let it be green tea.

4. Make good use of your new Super Powers

Put your brain to the test. Read up, learn new things, and solve quizzes that you found difficult before. Challenge your brain. Give NooCube a run for its money and reap the benefits while doing so.

5. Have fun

You will not wake up to be the next Steven Hawking, so relax. What you will see, though, are some amazing results. NooCube the ‘smart drug’ will make you focus and alert, more than ever. You will learn easier and remember more; you will be smarter and you will be thinking faster. A new brave world is waiting for you. Make the most out of it!

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