Brain Upgrades

Articles about brain upgrades, based on scientific evidence, written and reviewed by licensed nutritionists, physicians, and dietitians.

How Mold Toxicity Creates Brain Toxicity

By Erik Levi, FNTP / March 1, 2022 / 0 Comments

Mold fungi are a fact of life. While we humans dominate the globe, mold fungi live in the background and sneakily find their way into our lives. Most people see mold as simply unsightly, recognizing it as a nuisance that merely needs cleaning like a dirty floor or something that grows on old bread. However, …

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Candida’s Connection to Anxiety and Depression

Candida’s Connection to Anxiety and Depression

By Erik Levi, FNTP / February 16, 2022 / 0 Comments

While millions of people suffer from Candida overgrowth, the cognitive distress it causes is seldom addressed. Candida is a type of fungus found in the mouth, digestive tract, and vagina.Recent discoveries into the etiology of Candida present in the gut have found that it may be linked with increased instances of mood disorders like anxiety …

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Best Lion's Mane

Best Lion’s Mane Mushroom Supplements to Naturally Boost your Brain Function and Energy Levels

By Erik Levi, FNTP / November 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

Do you want to improve your focus, mood, and mental clarity? A solid Lion’s Mane mushroom supplement can certainly help. Lion’s Mane is a type of mushroom that many cultures have used as a natural remedy for centuries. In this blog post, we will take an in-depth look at what the best lions mane supplements …

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Natural Modafinil Alternatives

Natural Modafinil Alternatives

By Erik Levi, FNTP / July 9, 2021 / 0 Comments

Modafinil is one of the original so-called “Smart Drugs” that the entire genre of nootropics is built around. Its ability to significantly boost energy and focus has driven its popularity amongst many high performers. Unfortunately, consistent use of this nootropic can induce nasty side effects, including insomnia, metabolic issues, anxiety, headaches, among others. While we …

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Essential Oils and The Brain

By Erik Levi, FNTP / April 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

Essential oils are potent, natural plant compounds that provide many therapeutic benefits. They have become very popular for pain management, but also have many cognitive benefits as well. The following article highlights why essential oils are so good for mental wellness and cognitive enhancement, along with profiling the benefits of some popular essential oils. What …

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OmniPEMF Neorhythm Review- Is It Worth The Money?

By Erik Levi, FNTP / February 24, 2021 / 0 Comments

Neurostimulation headband devices have become some of the most popular biohacking tools available today. This is due to an overwhelming demand This is due to major advances in technology and materials that make it possible to harness the power of Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency (PEMF) therapy for home use. Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency (PEMF) therapy, like that …

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Mind Lab Pro Review: A Potent Nootropic Multivitamin

By Erik Levi, FNTP / January 24, 2021 / 0 Comments

If you’ve spent any time clicking around this site, you may notice a common theme.. Mind Lab Pro is typically my #1 recommended nootropic supplement for enhancing cognitive function, and for good reason! Its efficacy is backed by robust scientific research and endless positive testimonials from thousands of users, making it one of the most …

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15 All-Natural Dopamine Supplements That Actually Work!

By Erik Levi, FNTP / January 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

Dopamine makes you feel happy and rewarded. Supplying adequate levels of dopamine is crucial for optimal brain health. However, many people are dopamine deficient which can cause many problems in life.For some people, dopamine deficiency is barely noticeable, while others go to extremes for hits of dopamine. No other neurotransmitter affects human behavior quite like …

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anxiety

Best Nootropics For Anxiety

By Erik Levi, FNTP / January 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

Our society has glamorized “stress” and “busy,” making us think it’s normal. A certain degree of “stress” and “anxiety” is indeed normal. Anxiety is a normal response to a range of different situations. It allows us to be alert to threats and motivate us to react. However, it can impact your mental wellbeing when you …

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BiOptimizers' Masszymes Review - Digestive Enzyme Supplement That Works!

Bioptimizers’ Masszymes Review – Digestive Enzyme Supplement That Works!

By Erik Levi, FNTP / December 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Your gut is your second brain. The last 20 years of gut research prove this. Many clinical studies demonstrate the large majority of brain-boosting neurotransmitters made in the gut like serotonin, dopamine, and GABA. This means a healthy brain depends on a healthy gut. Healthy gut function depends on mastering digestion, which can be a …

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Red Light Therapy For Mental Health

Red Light Therapy For Mental Health, Stress, and Inflammation

By Erik Levi, FNTP / December 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Red Light Therapy, also known as photobiomodulation or low-level light therapy, is a therapeutic modality that uses low-intensity, long-wave light for mental and physical healing. Recent research sheds light (pun intended) on its effectiveness in cognitive optimization. The following article discusses the cognitive benefits of red light therapy, including how it sharpens your mind, boosts …

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Lumen Metabolism Tracker Review + Discount Code

By Erik Levi, FNTP / December 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Metabolism is a crucial component of mind-body wellness. If you’ve ever felt “HANGRY,” then you understand. You go a long time without food, and your blood sugar eventually drops, leaving you physically hungry and mentally incapacitated. This hypoglycemic reaction makes you irritable and unable to think. For those who are metabolically flexible, this doesn’t happen …

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