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A 30-year-old male asked:

how do you grow new brain cells to build mental energy naturally? im addicted to all sorts of stimulants, from energy drinks, cigarettes, & adderall

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
You don't: The male brain finishes its development & connections by age 25. At that point you have what you have. Minor repair of some connections is possible, but there is no diet, supplement, or meds that allow you to grow new ones. On the flip side you can kill some with drugs/alcohol. If you want to see how well your brain can perform get off all the junk, exercise & maintain a healthy nutrition.

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Last updated Mar 31, 2018

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