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27 Dec 2011, 12:03 pm

Do they actually work?



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27 Dec 2011, 12:34 pm

There are nootropics that work, which one's are you talking about?



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06 Jan 2012, 3:03 pm

I I tried Hydergine, Pyritinol, Idebenone, Picamilan, and anything that ends in -racetam (Piracetam, Oxyracetam, Anirycetam...know there's one more...). The trouble was I had the expectation that I could will my way up and out of being on the spectrum - that much at least didn't work and it seemed like the only thing that seemed to significantly help was the stimulant effect.

The only other problem - I never really took objective measures to see if my cognition was really enhanced. My best guess - if it was enhanced at all it wasn't to a noticeable degree.


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12 Dec 2015, 2:20 pm

Depends on the quantity how much pills you take in a day. If you want to see some fast results use nootropics after to take your breakfast with a plenty of water. And take your second pill right after the dinner can help you to increase your mental abilities.
Alpha Brain is Recommended Brain nootropic


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13 Dec 2015, 1:23 am

I tried two & they had no effect at all on me.


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13 Dec 2015, 2:54 am

The concept of "work" is kinda vague. Give anyone amphetamines and they will be more alert. Some might use that focus on learning calculus, someone might spend the time playing a video game.

Learning is a lifelong process. Those pills promise things they can't substantiate and I would require extraordinary evidence for extraordinary claims.

I think they are just another way to sell you something that probably has no long term benefit.



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13 Dec 2015, 11:29 pm

I remember when ginkgo was the nootropic. Now that I think of it, I didn't notice any enhanced thinking of state of mind. When I take one of those caffeine packed fat-burner pills, I notice a huge change in thinking, I'm practically an extrovert and have tons of willpower. It wouldn't be like that if I kept taking them though; I can only do that every so-often.

Diet/hydration and exercise has more of a long-term noticeable effect. I know it sounds preachy, but on a day to day level, those make the biggest difference.


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