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Sleepiness: The answer depends, if you are a truck driver that drives at night, then yes, certainly. If you are a regular individual that is awake during the day and sleeps at night then not at all. ...Read more
None, unless...: Unless a patient has a neuro-psychiatric condition such as Attention Deficit Disorder, doctors don't use meds to increase a patient's alertness and focus for studying or taking tests. We don't want students to use ADD drugs as "perfomance enhancing drugs". If worried, one can write down his symptoms he's had over the past 3 years, and visit his primary care doctor 2-3 times to see if ADD is there. ...Read more
Energy: Vitamin b-complex is my favorite.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sleep, etc.: The #1 way to increase mental alertness is to sleep enough on a daily basis. Exercise is also helpful for a variety of reasons, primarily because it promotes cardiovascular fitness. Avoidance of mind-dulling drugs or alcohol can also improve alertness, as can engaging in challenging tasks that one finds interesting. ...Read more
Yes: The effect is mild but it has also been shown to improve athletic performance. ...Read more
How do i increase my mental alertness and train my senses? Also suggest any website or app that may help.
Something fun: Try this website. Part of it is free and part is for pay if you choose: www.lumosity.com ...Read more
I am seeking advice on how to raise my mental alertness. I feel I may be slower to respond to certain questions?
Do quizzes: Brain excercise is as important as body excercise. Reading and playing mental games and doing quizzes serves as excellent excercise for the brain. ...Read more