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What is it?

The brain is an organ of the central nervous system divided into the right and left hemispheres, has an external cortex of gray substance and another of white matter. It can also be divided into lobes, so we have the frontal lobe, temporal lobe, parietal lobe and occipital lobe. Moreover, it is interesting to think that only this organ is responsible for approximately 40 % of the mass of the human brain and has more than 15 billion neurons.

What’s the brain for?

The brain is the physical structure of the mind, the most complex organ of the body and is protected by the cranial chest. As for its functions, it relates to memory, intelligence, reasoning, emotion, language and behavior.

How does the brain work?

It is formed by interconnected fibers and neurons that form the synapses. The hemispheres command the opposite side of the body, that is, the left hemisphere commands the right side and the right hemisphere commands the left side. The functioning of the brain is complex and not all its functions are fully elucidated.

When do you need to supplement?

Many are supplements used to improve brain health, among them nootropics that are substances considered “smart drugs”. It has action on the nervous system and are able to improve thoughts and learning capacity. Nootropics can be used acutely or chronically and in addition to these studies indicate benefits related to the use of omega 3 and improvement of cognition and mental status.


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ootropics as Cognitive Enhancers: Types, Dosage and Side Effects of Smart Drugs
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