Mr. Noots

Neurotransmitter Dominances: Definition, Traits, Genetics, and Support

By Mr. Noots / August 24, 2023 /

Neurotransmitter dominance is an active area of research since both genetics and environment shape your personality. The only way to directly measure neurotransmitters involves cutting the skull open, so none of the dominances come from direct measurements of neurotransmitter levels in humans.  Instead, most of these links are indirectly deduced from what we know about…

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How Do Sex Hormones Affect The Brain

By Mr. Noots / July 12, 2023 /

Mr. Noots and his team have been meticulously learning from his client feedback for as long as he’s been creating personalized nootropics. Early in his career, he noticed that some clients that were aging were not responding to the nootropics. Once he tried introducing pro-hormones such as DHEA and pregnenolone, his clients started to reap…

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5 Ways to Boost Your Cognitive Functions

By Mr. Noots / May 17, 2023 /

In Part 1, we explained the different cognitive functions and what neurotransmitters are essential to make them happen. Now, let’s talk about some strategies to help keep your cognitive functions in tip-top shape Get Enough Shut Eye Getting enough high-quality sleep is critical to support optimal cognitive functioning, and it can even enhance your performance…

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How Does Methylation Affect Brain Function And The Effectiveness Of Nootropics?

By Mr. Noots / March 29, 2023 /

It affects all your body functions including your brain function. It helps with neurotransmitter production, hormone regulation, detoxification, and DNA expression. In this article, you will learn what methylation is and how it affects your cognitive health. We will also explore how you can improve your methylation to improve your brain function. What Is Methylation? …

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Health Benefits Of 5-Htp: Sleep, Mood, Weight Loss, And More

By Mr. Noots / March 2, 2023 /

What Is 5-Htp, And Where Does It Come From? L-5-hydroxytryptophan, or 5-HTP, comes from tryptophan which is an essential amino acid. Tryptophan hydroxylase is the enzyme that converts tryptophan to 5-HTP by adding a water molecule.  Furthermore, the process of decarboxylation yields serotonin, a neurotransmitter that’s crucial for cognition, learning, sleep, and mood. The conversion…

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Why Do We Procrastinate and How to Stop

By Mr. Noots / February 7, 2023 /

Procrastination may feel like laziness but it’s actually a self-defense mechanism that can be explained through neuroscience. How our brains are wired has a lot to do with why we procrastinate. The Neuroscience of Procrastination Two brain regions, the limbic system and the prefrontal cortex, play an important role in procrastination. The limbic system is…

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Nootropics for Verbal Fluency

By Mr. Noots / February 6, 2023 /

Speak up! Some people are born with great verbal fluency, while others need to invest a great deal to achieve the levels of verbal fluency they desire. Having great verbal fluency can take you very far in life with public speaking, sales, relationships, and networking, etc, so it’s an aspect of cognitive function worth investing…

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All About Glycine

By Mr. Noots / December 3, 2022 /

Glycine is also a key ingredient for glutathione, making it crucial for detoxification and antioxidant defenses.  In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about glycine and how to optimize its levels.  What Is Glycine? Glycine is the simplest amino acid, with a slightly sweet taste. Fun fact: It got this name from…

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All About Noradrenaline

By Mr. Noots / October 27, 2022 /

Noradrenaline (also known as norepinephrine) is a neurotransmitter and a hormone. It works on adrenergic receptors, to which it binds and produces a variety of metabolic effects.

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What Is Nitric Oxide and Its Roles In The Brain and Body

By Mr. Noots / September 9, 2022 /

What is Nitric Oxide? It is a free radical, meaning it is a molecule with unpaired electrons. Most free radicals get a bad rap, but not NO. Nitric oxide plays a crucial role in every cell in your body! Nitric oxide is a critical component of many biological processes in your cardiovascular, immune, and nervous…

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