I’m currently working on a post on the B vitamins that is going to be delayed until Wednesday to ensure its quality. For now, here’s some of my recent personal notes. Maca seems to increase feelings of confidence and sociability As I wrote last week, I’ve been taking maca root. Some other things I didn’t […]
ALCAR (Acetyl L-Carnitine)
ALCAR (Acetyl L-Carnitine) is a popular and affordable nootropic stack component thanks to its cholinergic properties, being able to readily cross the blood-brain barrier and raise acetylcholine levels. It's an acetylated form of the amino acid L-carnitine.
Some people (like your author) prefer ALCAR over other choline sources if they get the "choline blues."
ALCAR is a form of the amino acid l-carnitine that is revered by many nootropic enthusiasts and psychonauts for good reason, as it seems to do each of the following: Improve alertness Increase motivation Promote a good mood (as mentioned in my depression post) Boost mental and physical energy Improve memory and mental function Weight […]
I’ve already written the preface to this article on my alternate blog, linked at the bottom. In short, I explained that “depression” is a cluster of symptoms that academics and mainstream medicine diagnose as a chemical condition. It’s their job to deal with it in terms of pills and brain chemicals. In contrast I acknowledged […]