Increase your brain power?!!! Piracetam

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  1. Abomb

    Abomb New Member

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    This supplement/drug is not new. It is new to me though.

    Piracetam (brand name: Nootropil, Qropi, Myocalm, Dinagen) is a nootropic. It is a drug which enhances cognition and memory, slows down brain aging, increases blood flow and oxygen to the brain, aids stroke recovery, and improves Alzheimer's, Down syndrome, dementia, and dyslexia, among others. Piracetam's chemical name is 2-oxo-1-pyrrolidine acetamide; it shares the same 2-oxo-pyrrolidone base structure with 2-oxo-pyrrolidine carboxylic acid (pyroglutamate). Piracetam is a cyclic derivative of GABA. It is one of the racetams. Piracetam is prescribed by doctors for some conditions, mainly myoclonus,[1] but is used off-label for a much wider range of applications.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piracetam

    Sounds badass. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. You can buy this over the counter.

    Is this a crock of shit or has anyone here used it and noticed positive brain improvement?

    I am tempted to go out and buy it and try it if nobody knows anything about it / has not tried it.

    Chime in.
     
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    houseofdon Simplify Moderator

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    You can buy cheap powder at 1Fast. I gave it a shot a few months ago and didn't notice anything that I could prove was more than placebo. Lots of people would disagree, though.
     
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    what dose and how long did you run it?
     
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    off topic of this thread, what were your prolactin levels before cabergoline?
     
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    How long did you use it?

    Typically anything that will impact brain function will take some time to have noticeable effects.
     
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    high but not above normal - the cabergoline did nothing for my problem, i am running clomid and arimdex starting tomorrow
     
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    mine was 14 ng/mL reference range is 0-14.
     
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    mine was around like 17 out of 19 or 19 out of 21
     
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    LocTite98 Chillin'

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    just take an adderoll.
    make sure not to build a dependency. that shit works
     
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    Never did shit to me.


    Snake oil....or snake powder in this case.
     
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    The Great Deceiver 21st Century Schizoid Man

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    I never really noticed much from it but holy shit the powder tastes horrible
     
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    Adderral doesn't improve overall brain function/power, it only increases focus.
     
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    how long did you take it consistently for and at what dose?
     
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    how long / dose?
     
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    I don't bop I do the money dance
    never really used it on a consistant basis and usually just 1 scoop of the bulk 1fast400 stuff
     
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    hmmm it might have worked if you used it per recommended instructions :p

    in for more responses
     
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    yeah I still have a ton of it sitting on my counter. i just kept forgetting to take it every day probably because it tastes like battery acid. Even grapefruit juice dont cover it up that well.
     
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    ironic :rofl:
     
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    oh snap i missed that :bowrofl:
     
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    I followed whatever was recommended at 1fast (can't remember off hand) for about a month.
     
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    gsxtasyd Lift Big........Eat Big........Sleep Big........GE

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    whys that?
     
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