Erik Abramowitz, FNTP

Erik Abramowitz is a health coach, certified nutritional therapist, and biohacker. He is an advocate for nootropics and believes in using science to improve people's lives. Erik is also a new dad and loves spending time with his son. Before becoming a health coach, Erik was a stand-up comedian. He toured the country and performed at some of the top comedy clubs. But, after getting married and having a child, Erik decided to pursue a more meaningful career path. Now, Erik helps others achieve their health goals through his coaching practice and online programs. He is passionate about helping people feel their best, both physically and mentally.

Posts by Erik Abramowitz, FNTP

How MAO Inhibitors Fight Depression

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 10, 2020

What Are MAO Inhibitors? Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are a class of drugs that prevent the breakdown of monoamines, including vital neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin. MAOs oxidize and remove these transmitters from the synaptic cleft. By preventing this action, MAOIs can indirectly raise levels of certain chemicals in the brain. This could potentially …

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The Nootropic Benefits Of Yoga

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 9, 2020

In the last 30 years, the practice of yoga has gained popularity in cities all around the United States. Mainstream American culture has not only adopted this 4000-year-old practice but has become obsessed with it. Yoga studios are popping up all over the country and fostering active, thriving communities of yogis of all experience levels. …

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Best Nootropics For PTSD

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 8, 2020

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is an affliction that roughly 6-7% of Americans will suffer in their lifetime. PTSD could be due to any number of circumstances, such as accidents, assault, natural disasters, armed conflict, or other sufficiently traumatic events. As you may know, military veterans are especially susceptible to this disorder. PTSD symptoms can include psychosis, …

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How Your Gut Health Affects Your Mental Health

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 8, 2020

There is an emerging field of nutritional mental health that looks at holistic factors when treating cognitive disorders. Mental health is not merely a question of what happens inside your head. It’s difficult to fully separate what occurs in your brain, and what occurs in the rest of your body. In particular, new research is …

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Glutamate Excitotoxicity – A Powerful Neurotransmitter

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 7, 2020

Glutamate excitotoxicity is a significant factor in cognitive dysfunction that you may not be aware of, but really should be. It can play a role in any number of issues, including: Attention problems Anxiety Brain fog Low mood Depression Cognitive decline Neuron damage In fact, glutamate excitotoxicity seems to pop up as a factor in …

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Why CBD Coffee Is An Amazing Nootropic

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 6, 2020

  What Is CBD Coffee? CBD coffee is a new type of drink that blends the stimulatory effects of coffee with the relaxation of cannabidiol (CBD). It is becoming more and more popular since the legalization of CBD in the US. Many people enjoy these two ingredients’ synergy, and there may be some nootropic benefits …

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The Best Nootropic Brain Supplements For Social Distancing

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 4, 2020

We’re living through an unprecedented event. The entire world is shut down as a precautionary measure to save people from contracting the COVID-19 virus. The solution has been to force people into the 14th-century practice of quarantining. This ancient practice that was originally meant for ships carrying cargo into Venice from infected ports has now …

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The Ultimate COMT Gene Guide | Mood, Mutations, & More

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 3, 2020

What Does The COMT Gene Do? One of the most important single genes when it comes to cognitive function and mental performance is the COMT gene. The COMT gene encodes for the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) enzyme. This enzyme is critical for brain function, as it is responsible for degrading catecholamines. Catecholamines are the class of neurotransmitters …

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Best Nootropics For Bipolar Disorder

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 2, 2020

Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by mood disturbances with recurrent episodes of mania, hypomania, and depression. Also known as manic-depression, bipolar depression is prevalent in about 2-3% of the population. It is a chronic, lifetime disorder that can be debilitating if left unchecked. Luckily, it is treatable through therapy and medication. And, …

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11 Best Nootropics For Brain Fog

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | April 1, 2020

“Brain fog” is something that everyone will deal with at some point. While it’s not classified as an official medical condition, it is quite prevalent in the western world. With the ebbs and flows of life, it’s completely normal to have days where you feel “off.” Maybe you had a poor night of sleep, or …

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Is Neurofuel (Ciltep) A Good Nootropic – Benefits, Comparisons, & User Reviews

By Erik Abramowitz, FNTP | January 29, 2020

Neurofuel, formerly Ciltep, is a family of preformulated nootropic stacks for everything from memory and focuses enhancement to mood stabilization. Natural Stacks, the makers of Neurofuel, promise “increased motivation, improved concentration, mood, and enhanced ability to study.” Neurofuel is one of the first commercially available nootropic stacks on the market, debuting in 2012. It has …

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