I feel we have covered enough about modafinil usage, application and recommended dosage on our product pages. So I reasoned it would be neighbourly to offer advice on a common question we get which is what medication or supplements complement the effectiveness of modafinil.
Modafinil is an extremely powerful nootropic. However, when used in nootropic combinations, known as “stacks,” to enhance its effects even further. Research has shown an increase in cognitive abilities, effectiveness and productivity. The investigation reports the following advantages of Modafinil on the human which are:
- Advanced reaction time
- Enhanced mood and alertness
- Increased motivation
- Sounder memory
- Reduced fatigue
Modafinil; used by businessmen, students, shift workers, programmers and all those who are interested in and benefit from an increase in mental performance. Within this article, we focus on improving the already potent Modafinil and the benefits of using it in different stacks.
1. Modafinil and Ashwagandha
Great for getting you relaxed and promoting creative thinking. Ashwagandha is an ancient herb useful for treating anxiety, stress, pain and fatigue. The combined effects of ashwagandha with Modafinil has demonstrated to be remarkably helpful.
The effects allow the person to operate productively during the day and combat the anxiety levels produced by the modafinil. Ashwagandha enables the body to withdraw from the external environment and provide relaxation from anxiety. The effects of Ashwagandha are gradual and reserved. It is one of our favourite combinations to be taken with the Modafinil.
Most people who use this stack report that it relaxes them without reducing the effectiveness of modafinil, some say that it reduces the efficacy of modafinil. However, our staff are convinced enough of its effectiveness to be selling it soon.
To summarise, Ashwagandha has the following benefits:
- It can lower blood sugar levels.
- It can lower cortisol (stress hormone) levels.
- It has cancer-fighting properties.
- Reduces stress, anxiety and depression.
- Increase testosterone levels in men.
- Increases muscle mass and strength while
- simultaneously reduces inflammation.
- Lowers cholesterol
- Improves brain function
- Is entirely safe with only positive side effects and …
- Has been tried and tested for over 3000 years!
So we can give Ashwagandha a thumbs up!Dr. Modafinil Team
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2. Modafinil and Bacopa
Bacopa, an Indian herb which serves to negotiate memory issues. The correct measure of Modafinil Bacopa stack heightens individual thinking ability and is becoming a potent blend for memorisation and learning. Bacopa Monnieri is an ideal memory supplement and also an attractive remedy for any side effects of modafinil.
Although not as high up on our list as Ashwagandha, Modafinil and Bacopa is most certainly worth trying, and we will be looking to sell this great supplement shortly!
To Summarise, Bacopa Monnieri can have the following benefits:
- Reducing anxiety
- Improving memory and other areas of cognition.
- Offsetting β-amyloid accumulation
- Benefitting brain health, guarding against oxidative stress.
- Improving transmission between neurons.
- Helping adjust to stress.
- Enhancing brain blood flow.
3. Modafinil plus Caffeine
This alliance is very celebrated amongst the bio-hacking community. Usually in the order of taking Modafinil early in the morning followed by coffee later in the day for a small boost when the modafinil begins to wear off.
In this way, the Modafinil aids in improving the brain performance your productivity; and then the caffeine seconds in the vigilance and increasing energy levels. Modafinil has quite a long half-life, as opposed to caffeine which wears off relatively quickly.
Although it is probably the most popular combination with modafinil users, I feel it is the worst. The biggest downside to the Modafinil/Caffeine stack is the common problem of causing jitteriness which is unpleasant and will most likely impair cognitive abilities and most certainly lower productivity. If this is the stack you want to use, then I recommend you make timing your priority if you’re going to lower the horrible tense feelings that can come with Caffeine.
Good Coffee in moderation I believe is not harmful and the dexifying properties of Coffee are beneficial. I feel there is a lot of pretentiousness with Coffee in the bio-hacking community, which I think we have no business with. However, if you enjoy a good bargain, I highly recommend Costco’s Kirkland coffee beans!
For more information see our Modafinil and Caffeine article here.
4. Modafinil and Piracetam
Piracetam, an acetylcholine medication that aids in enhancing brain activity; blood-flow to the brain and oxygen depletion in the body. The “racetams” are useful for extending the mood senses and improving focus. The main downside of this stack is that it can leave you feeling downcast and wholly drained at the end of the cycle. Modafinil and Piracetam is a stack which would benefit from the addition of Choline which would counteract these problems.
I believe Piracetam and Modafinil should be used separately, and trying different ratios of these Nootropics that’s a long way down my list of priorities; I will include more information on the recommendations of this stack. If Piracetam works for you, please let us know; feedback is essential to us!
Since this blog post was written, I have looked into Piracetam further and have to admit there are more advantages to taking it than I used to think. We have since written a Guide to taking Piracetam, click here for more.
5. Modafinil and Noopept
Noopept is a reasonably well known cognitive enhancer. It should be treated with care and taken in little doses. Noopept is a lot more potent than Piracetam. It helps to strengthen peoples learning capabilities, focus and thinking skills although studies point out the fact that using Noopept can lead to oxidative stress and apoptosis.
If the two nootropics are merged, the user will experience improved memory, increased motivation levels, vigilance and more mental clarity with whatever the user performs.
This nootropic stack is infrequently recommended when the individual needs considerable focus during his or her work. It is crucial to have the dosages small, to begin with, and then build upon them as necessary as to prevent complete exhaustion of the body.
We feel the same towards Noopept as we do Piracetam, in many ways we are more in favour of Piracetam, sue to it being a lot easy to measure. We will be looking to do more with Noopept shortly, but it will be a while till we have anything to sell which we are willing to put our name on.
6. Modafinil and Phenibut
Phenibut, a “smart pill” that is used for fatigue, fear, and anxiety; further to counter fogginess and depression. Modafinil rarely can have side effects like insomnia and anxiety; those side effects are well handled with Phenibut making it a grand alliance.
The advantage is that the user can work throughout the day and sleep in the night without encountering any difficulties. It is desirable to apply this drug once a week but always consult with your physician. The Phenibut and Modafinil stack gives endurance, strength and becomes ideal for social engagements.
7. Modafinil and L-Theanine
This mixture has conflicting reports from nootropic stack enthusiasts. While several say that the incorporation is not sufficient, some are impressed with the impacts on their cognitive function. L-theanine is an ingredient that is located in tiny proportions in the tea leaves. The stimulant helps with the relaxation of the body. Using L-Theanine gets the body into a slow speed, and the level of effectiveness is hardly noticeable.
In rare cases, the side effects of using Modafinil is that the person starts to feel anxious jittery. L-Theanine is an ingredient which certainly assists in combating the side effects. THe Modafinil / L-Theanine stack is excellent for boosting your brain while staying composed and collected.
We like this stack and certainly recommend trying it, we are currently working different dosages and getting feedback from test-groups before we decide to sell it.
8. Modafinil and Choline
One of my favourites! And it is popular with many Modafinil users and for a good reason. The Modafinil / Choline stack is acknowledged to perform wonders. It is competent for boosting the movement of the brain synopsis system. Choline is a crucial nutrient for the advancement of, and production of neurotransmitters in the brain. It is present in numerous human and animal organs, even plants.
The combination is extremely important, so much so that countless customers state that it helps fighting headaches and even migraines caused by the Modafinil. The dilemma of feeling lethargic after having dinner due to the ingestion phase can be solved with the aid of this stack. Choline also increases the activity of Modafinil and helps in enhancing the effects.
To understand Modafinil, let’s see how it works on the human body:
Modafinil increases the production of histamines in the body which helps you stay awake for extended periods.
Orexin / hypocretin:
Narcolepsy which is caused by low levels of orexin; Modafinil serves to make it perfect. Modafinil works with the neural system and increases the production of histamines in the brain, which results in a boost in focus and alertness.
Modafinil also affects the norepinephrine order of the brain; this causes the human mind to stay sharp and observant.
Unlike different drugs that enhance the release of dopamine promptly, modafinil obstructs the receptors and provides a steady release of dopamine on the receptors of the synapse system; getting it working correctly without feeling euphoric at a particular moment and utterly exhaustive at the other.
Glutamate is responsible for improving focus and memory in the brain and overall cognitive functioning. Modafinil enables the neurotransmitters to send a signal and releases glutamate in the required volume. The release aids in supporting cognitive function improvement and effectiveness.
Additional supplements to help maintain and boost health:
Two supplements which are unrelated to Modafinil and Nootropic stacks, but I believe to be essential for overall health are Niacin and a good Multivitamin.
9. Niacin (Vitamin B3):
There are so many benefits to this supplement that it is hard to know where to begin. I will be delivering a much more detailed post on this excellent supplement in the future. For the time being, I recommend that you do your research on this via YouTube and different blogs.
Niacin is brilliant for the mind; it is so effective that in high doses has been well documented to beast depression, bi-polar, alcoholism and even schizophrenia. It is so great for your overall health, and I cannot understand why it is not promoted more; probably due to the fact it is just a vitamin which is not patentable and that big pharmaceutical companies cannot profit from it.
It lowers cholesterol, so well that I believe statins to be unnecessary. Obviously, don’t just take my advice and when you do your research and make an informed decision I would not recommend just stopping your medication, but I would certainly recommend making a gradual transition and also regularly checking on your cholesterol levels to ensure the standards are going in the right direction.
Dr Linus Pauling and Dr Abram Hoffer were big proponents of Niacin, and both were ridiculed for it. Was it they were stupid or irresponsible? I doubt it; they had nothing to gain from this. Dr Abram Hoffer did some fantastic work and lived to the age of 91. And Dr Linus Pauling lived to the age of 93 and won a Nobel prize TWICE! I believe they were criticised because there was a conflict of interests with Pharmaceutical companies and lots of people putting money and profit before health.
I recommend the Niacin 500mg made by Solgar; make sure to get the one which causes the flushing and itching, which is not a pleasant feeling, but I now am in the habit of taking before I go to bed and that way the itching goes un-noticed. It is a supplement which you will feel the benefits from within days, in many cases immediately.
Due to today’s foods having such a lower nutrient density, and the demands on modern life making it difficult at the best of times to get all the vitamins and nutrition we need to remain healthy. I believe an excellent multi-vitamin supplement to be essential to our lives today.
Now, these vary in quality, and most of them are an inferior product. I am doing more research into the different options. The best multivitamins are expensive, and I have found it difficult to determine which ones are worth the price and which ones are a con. For the time being, I would recommend Solgar multivitamins, which make them for men, women and children. Just going on the Amazon reviews alone is enough to see they are a great affordable option.
I hope this has been helpful. There will be more in-depth articles on each of the mentioned topics in this post, and we’re currently looking to sell many of the talking about stacks in the coming months.
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