Software Developer Guide to Nootropics (Brain Drugs for Fun and Profits)
NOOTROPIC✤ Nootropics (pronounced /noʊ.ɵˈtrɒpɨks/, NO- eh-TRO-pik, Nō-ə-Trō-pik), also referred to as smart drugs, memory enhancers, and cognitive enhancers as well as intelligence enhancers, are drugs, supplements, nutraceuticals, and functional foods that improve mental functions such as cognition, memory, intelligence, motivation, attention, and concentration
How does it works?✤ thought to work by altering the availability of the brains supply of neurochemicals (neurotransmitters, enzymes, and hormones), by improving the brains oxygen supply, or by stimulating nerve growth.✤ However the efﬁcacy of nootropic substances, in most cases, has not been conclusively determined
So we don’treally know100% how itworks yet!(But it works, and from here is where the cool stuff begins)
Top-10 Nootropics for Newbies!!! By order of how easy (legal) for you to get it from malls/ supermarkets
#1 Gingko- increase micro-vascularblood flow- more blood carryingoxigen to brain- traditionally used formemory improvement- good for my vertigo butdoesn’t do a thing for mytinnitus and memory
#2 vitamin B+- vitamin b complex- b1, b2, b3, b5, b6, b7, b9, b12- helps body use energy- more carbo in food, takemore b+- Choline is used in theproduction ofaccetylcholine- brain tonic
#3 fish oil- DHA + EPA !!!- omega-3, 6, 9- Provides the brain withthe essential fatty acidsthat we can’t produceoutselves- modern studies usingfish oil to treat violentbehavior, depression,parkinson’s, Alzheimeretc
#4 bacopa- bacopa monnieri- brami, brahmin, brahmi- ayurveda herbs- works very well for memory- particularly memory retention
#5 caffein- why we drink coffee?- what makes caffein cool?- stimulant- doesn’t make you smarter- alert but can’t focus- programmer’s bad friend(Advice: Drink tea, green tea)
#7 melatonin- produced about 20-40 minuteswhen we fall asleep- pineal gland- control sleep-wake cycle- easily interrupted -- nightlights!- hormone- anti-oxidant- sleep drug- vivid dreams- aging- obesity- believe to sort our learningand memory when we sleep
#8 huperzine-a- new memory drug- natural alkaloid from huperziaserrata plant- used in china for centuries forswelling, fever and blooddisorder- positive results for treatingAlzheimer disease - china- appear to increase nervegrowth factor- easier to remember pastmemories(warning: I didn’t try this yet)
#9 modafinil- analeptic drug- or anti-sleep drug- make you focus- make you forget aboutsleeping- no sleep penalty!
#10 piracetam- cyclic derivative of GABA- “link” left and right brain- drug to make you creative- well researched since 1964- grandfather of nootropics- used as ADHD and alzheimerdrug today
✤ DO NOT BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ ON THE INTERNET!✤ Ginkgo sales exceed $1 billion in US alone✤ Estimated $30 billion industry for anti-aging/ nootropics supplements✤ Every drugs has side effects -- do not believe otherwise!