Off-label applications for Modafinil

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Modafinil has traditionally been prescribed for sleep disorders, including narcolepsy, sleep apnoea and shift work sleep disorder, and the FDA does not currently recommend its use outside of these recommendations. However, its unique ability to encourage alertness and wakefulness without the agitation, stimulation, or cardiovascular side effects associated with many other stimulants makes it a…

Piracetam stacks: More than the sum of their parts

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Piracetam in a nutshell One of the best known and most popular nootropics, Piracetam delivers a range of cognitive benefits, including improvement in memory, learning ability, alertness, and focus. Having been discovered in the 60s, Piracetam has now been on the market for over 50 years and has been the subject of many studies evaluating…

Onnit Releases new Alpha Brain Instant

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Since 2011, more and more people have been discovering Onnit’s nootropic stack Alpha Brain. Harnessing the power of 11 natural ingredients that work synergistically to improve focus, memory, and processing speed without the use of stimulants, Alpha Brain is now the go-to cognitive enhancer for thousands of people worldwide. Two clinical trials and five years…

Does Modafinil Really Work? New Study Says Yes.

Modafinil has been shown to reduce the efficacy of some medications, including contraceptives.

Modafinil was developed in the 1970s as a treatment for sleep disorders, including narcolepsy, and in Australia that remains its only approved use. However, for over a decade now, healthy people have been taking advantage of modafinil’s perceived beneficial effects on wakefulness, focus, and creativity. While the drug has many advocates who swear by it,…

Nootropics for Beginners: What, Why, and How

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More than ever, people are becoming aware of the importance of preventative health and wellbeing, and according to the 2014 Complementary Medicines Industry Survey, this has been reflected in the increasing popularity of nutritional supplements. But it is only recently that people are starting to consider supplements that support brain function. Otherwise known as ‘smart…

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