Sluggish Brain: Trinny and Shabir

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Between work, home life, social life and just about everything that we pack into our schedules, it is not surprising that our brains are literally burnt out often resulting in brain fog or mental fatigue. Memory loss is one of the most common fears that people have as they get older, so together with Trinny, I am going to look at steps to boost brain power and hopefully protect your memory from fading. Read More…

A Nootropic For 2020

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Nootropics is the buzzword for a range of supplements that can dramatically improve functions carried out by the brain such as attention, focus, memory, ability to recall information and general brain health.

Nootropics are becoming a popular way to provide your brain with an extra boost it may need and are therefore often referred to as smart drugs. The idea that a drug or herb may enhance your intelligence, improve your memory and help the ability to recall information may seem like science fiction, but scientists and drug manufacturers are increasingly working on new compounds that enhance various aspects of the functions carried out by our brain.
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How To Boost Brain Power

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It is a scientific fact that people over time will lose a certain amount of brain power for several reasons, which is why many individuals seek to boost brain power in order to help improve memory and brain function. Suggestions in the loss of brain power include the ageing issue, not providing the brain with enough stimulation, problematic brain diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s and a lack of dopamine.

What is dopamine?

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, a chemical found in the brain and responsible for transmitting signals in between nerve cells within the brain.

Dopamine affects your emotions, movements and your sensations of pain and pleasure. Dopamine is released in the brain when you have just satisfied a craving whether for sugar, tobacco or alcohol. It gives you that feel good factor when it is released in normal amounts however activities which fuel a rapid release of dopamine are often dangerous and addictive. Read More…