74- Kurtis Frank Deep Dive on Nootropics and Influencing Your Brain Function

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This week we have Kurtis Frank also known as SilverHydra on twitter.  A lead researcher on supplements.  Ben and Kurtis take a deep dive on nootropics, influencing your neurotransmitters, and what a safe and effective brain-boost stack looks like.

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Time Stamps:

1:35- Dispelling the myths of nootropics. 

5:45- Dopamine, acetylcholine the benefits and drawbacks.

8:30- The vitamin effect.  Using nootropics that your body will use only as needed.

10:15- Neurotransmitters, the 10:2 ratio and emotion.

12:20-  Kurtis’ insights on nootropics influencing the dopamine pathways.

13:45- How to influence acetylcholine and the resurgence of Alpha GPC.

16:10- Kurtis’ favorite nootropic.

17:50- Can methylated B vitamins influence your cognitive performance?

20:25- Caffeine as an enhancement aide and it’s insurmountable tolerance.

22:45- Nootropic side effects.  Giving your body down time in between doses.

25:05- The Racetam family and the start of nootropics. How they work, legality and side effects.

29:00- Pulling it together.  What a safe and effective brain-boost stack looks like.


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Ben Pakulski

Ben Pakulski

Since first lifting weights as a teenager, Ben has been on a mission to do whatever it takes… …to become the most muscular man on the planet! On the eve of The Arnold Classic, he confronts the dark realities of bodybuilding… And his own future! Follow him on his journey…

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