Understanding Modafinil’s Role in Sleep Apnea For many living with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), mornings are marred by unwelcome fatigue, an unwelcome residue of a night spent in fragmented sleep. OSA is more than a nocturnal nuisance – it’s a [Read more…]
Modafinil, developed in the 1980s, is a cognitive enhancer that is particularly useful for promoting wakefulness. It fights fatigue and improves energy, motivation, mood and memory. We still don’t fully understand the whole host of mechanisms by which modafinil works, but we do know that it alters the levels of a range of neurotransmitters. In particular, it decreases the concentration of GABA, which promotes sleep, and increases the concentrations of histamine and norepinephrine, which promote alertness. If you want to improve your everyday productivity, read on to find out whether modafinil is the right nootropic for you.
Nootropics and Gaming: Power Up Your Performance in the Virtual World Down Under
Levelling Up: The Gaming Landscape in Australia and Its Cognitive Implications Video gaming is a dynamic frontier that has enthralled nearly 67% of Australians, with an astounding 70% participating in their virtual adventures daily. From the pixelated adventures of the [Read more…]
Unlocking the Secrets of Modafinil: How the Popular Wakefulness Drug Works Its Magic and Offers New Therapeutic Possibilities
The Enigma of Modafinil’s Wake-Promoting Mechanism Have you ever wondered how modafinil, a popular drug used to promote wakefulness, actually works? Even though it’s widely used, the exact mechanism behind its wake-promoting effect has remained a mystery. The study entitled [Read more…]
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