Who doesn’t want a great brain? Baby Boomers are worried about their memories. Millennials are worried about their thinking. Everybody in between wants a stress-free brain. And we can have all those things. Brain function remains confoundingly complicated.
We know quite a lot about how different lobes of the brain function, and we have a grasp on the importance of several brain chemicals, including those that amp us, those that calm us), and those that stimulate pleasure. Having a proper balance of these neurotransmitters or brain chemicals is crucial for healthy responses in everyday life as well as for long-term health.
Nootropics are natural supplements or drugs that have a beneficial effect on brain function in healthy people. Many of these can boost memory, motivation, creativity, alertness and general cognitive function. Nootropics may also reduce age-related declines in brain function.
We’ll dive into the best nootropic supplements to boost your brain function, and, while we’re at it, we’ll talk lifestyle, diet and sleep. Think on!