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Please tell me if there are any herbs or supplements that enhance the brain?

Please tell me if there are any herbs or supplements that enhance the brain?

Not clearcut: Some evidence that a mix of Vitamin E & C may drop Alzheimer risk and some theoretical benefit for phosphatydal serine, alpha lipoic acid, & N-acetyl cysteine ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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I think someone is mind controlling me so i can't sleep or is this a symptom of med withdrawal like geodon, (ziprasidone) trazodone, ativan. Mind control?

I think someone is mind controlling me so i can't sleep or is this a symptom of med withdrawal like geodon, (ziprasidone) trazodone, ativan. Mind control?

Mind Control: It is possibly a withdrawal symptom but not necessarily. Please contact your prescribing doctor immediately to learn what is causing your thinking to be distorted. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Keeping in mind the 1. actual Amount of zinc in a zinc supplement and the 2. absorption rate, can I say body gets much lower than the labelled dosage?

Keeping in mind the 1. actual Amount of zinc in a zinc supplement and the 2. absorption rate, can I say body gets much lower than the labelled dosage?

Not necessarily.: Certain factors influence Zinc absorption. For example, cereal, rice and corn contain phytates and have a negative effect on Zinc absorption. So best to avoid intake with those foods. ...Read more

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I am currently taking abilify (aripiprazole). 1 mg evey other day. I want to start taking a supplement called acetyl-l-carnitine to help with focus and mind energy. ?

I am currently taking abilify (aripiprazole). 1 mg evey other day. I want to start taking a supplement called acetyl-l-carnitine to help with focus and mind energy. ?

Might also try...: Acetyl-l-carnitine is a very safe naturally-occurring substance that your own body produces & has no known interactions with abilify (aripiprazole). It may even help reduce toxicity from abilify (aripiprazole). There is evidence that vitamin c, vitamin e, manganese and b vitamins may protect against tardive dyskenesia, a rare but serious side effect. I also advise very low doses of lithium for those on abilify (aripiprazole), see comments:. ...Read more

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Is nitrovit a healthy brain supplement?

Is nitrovit a healthy brain supplement?

Reviewed ingredients: Have no clue as to why you need this. But does contain some chemicals which could help modestly cognitive issues in elderly patients. However, prescription medical foods would be more trust-worthy and more quality controlled. If you do have cognitive issues, uncover the reason and focus on treating the main cause. ...Read more

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Could you tell me a good brain supplement?

Could you tell me a good brain supplement?

Chocolate: Chocolate is a healthy desert. Darker the better. It increases blood flow and has been shown to be associated with lower risk of stroke. Hot cocoa works too. ...Read more

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Could you recommend a brain supplement for me?

Could you recommend a brain supplement for me?

Vit D and B12: these two are the most important. Start by obtaining blood levels. You want your vitamin D level to be at least 30 and your B12 to be at least 550. I recommend sublingual Methoxy B12 ( one eye dropper full ├╝ber the tongue ( hold for at least 30 seconds ) every 2 weeks. Vit D3 pills daily 1000-7000 depending on blood levels . Also consider antioxidant therapy. ...Read more

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What is a supplement to help with brain function?

What is a supplement to help with brain function?

Natural brain care: Some suggestions for brain health: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Aerobic exercise at least 3 days/week, 30 minutes per session. Take a multivitamin daily, specifically to boost Folic Acid and vitamin b12. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderate caffeine intake, 2-5 cups of coffee per day. Stress reduction. ...Read more

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What extra supplements does my body and brain need?

What extra supplements does my body and brain need?

None: If you eat a regular diet, then no supplement is necessary. If you eat a complex diet (vegan, etc.), then you might benefit from some supplements to prevent deficiency. These are taken by choice, so be sure you want to spend the $. ...Read more

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What is the best vitiamins supplement for head hair?

What is the best vitiamins supplement for head hair?

B Vits, A, C, D ; E: Many vitamins are needed for healthy hair ; skin, including b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin ; a, c, d, e ; zinc. The most effective for hair are e, d ; biotin. Adequate essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids are also important. Flax ; hemp oil ; fish like wild salmon ; sardine are good sources. Avoid sugars ; fried foods ; emphasize fruits ; veggies of all colors. See http://bit.Ly/19kfdua. ...Read more

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Is taking supplements for brain function like aminobrain safe?

Is taking supplements for brain function like aminobrain safe?

Near as I can tell: It's just a multivitamin and mineral supplement. But for good brain health, eating your fruit and veggies, exercise regularly, don't smoke or use drugs or alcohol, get 7-9 hours of sleep every night, and eat more fish than red meat will do the most for maintaining healthy brain function. I know it's not as cool as popping a pill but these things are what matter. ...Read more

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Are brain supplement pills any good for you? Does it even help ?

Are brain supplement pills any good for you? Does it even help ?

VERY SKEPTICAL: Many preparations are sold in local vitamin stores, and online from health sites. Do not really find any rationale for any of the brain supplements, and most of these products are not only bogus, but may not even contain the purported ingredients when measured (see consumers union re gingko). Would advise saving your money! ...Read more

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Please tell me, could anyone recommend a brain supplement for me?

Please tell me, could anyone recommend a brain supplement for me?

Caveat: Beware of marketing and claims, as there is truly no effective "brain supplement". Instead focus on good sleep hygiene, healthy dietary intake, treatment of infections when present, regular aerobic exercise, times of relaxation and distressing, spending some time outside on sunny days, and socializing regularly. ...Read more

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Can taking supplements help the brain, or actually do the reverse?

Can taking supplements help the brain, or actually do the reverse?

Arguably yes: The odds are high that some supplements do enhance brain function. Stands to reason--it's an organ and we know that for example omega oils help many other organs. But disentangling adequate research from hype is an herculean task. Most doctors probably have their favorites, but both curiosity and caution is needed. ...Read more

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Is the supplement nitrovit a healthy brain supplement for long term use?

Is the supplement nitrovit a healthy brain supplement for long term use?

Save your money: Why do you think paying good money for a mixture of different supplements is going to help your brain? How do you even know that what is listed on the label is even inside the bottle? In my review, I am convinced this is but another gimmick being promoted online, and you are better off with Cerefolin-NAC if you do have cognitive issues. ...Read more

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Please suggest a supplement or drug which could help to improve brain memory.

Please suggest a supplement or drug which could help to improve brain memory.

Many good options: B vitamins may help (esp. B12 if you're deficient). Phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, bacopa, vinpocetine, ashwagandha, gingko, rhodiola, dmae, hydergine & piracetam are all proven to help. There are entire books on this subject. A good article is at http://www.Smart-publications.Com/articles/be-smarter-think-faster-and-protect-your-brain-with-12-smart-nutrients. ...Read more

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Is taking brain supplements bad at the age of 24? I feel like I have a hard time concentrating and forget things

Is taking brain supplements bad at the age of 24? I feel like I have a hard time concentrating and forget things

Memory / attention : Most supplements are harmless. Some have toxicity states ( B6 / Vit A, K, D & E ). If you are having problems with your attention you no doubt will have problems with several types of memory. Many things can interfere with optimal attention and memory . Rarely supplements help unless you have a specific deficiency state ( B12 and D are the most common ones that are deficient in my patients ) ...Read more

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Is there a substance(in supplements)that can significantly improve the mood without causing damage to health and to the brain(completely harmless)?

Is there a substance(in supplements)that can significantly improve the mood without causing damage to health and to the brain(completely harmless)?

There is never a: 100% guarantee of safety for medications or supplements. Depression may benefit from Omega 3 Fatty Acids, SAM-e & 5- HTP. If there are specific deficiencies then Folic Acid, Vitamin B6 & Magnesium supplementation may help. ...Read more