The human body can only sustain a certain amount of workload whether it is mentally or physically, it has a specific boundary to tell you that it has enough of doing activities by showing results of fatigue. No matter what conditioning we do or how many hours of sleep we take in order to stay awake for a longer period of time, it just does not work the way you want it to be.

People commonly resort to consuming stimulants to keep them awake; for example is caffeine while others take it to the extreme level resorting to using prohibited stimulants which in return could lead to negative effects such as addiction and substance abuse.

However, there is a new trend that arises in the past few years that a certain drug promotes the same effects and benefits of consuming caffeine that does not pose any harmful side effects to the human body and on top of it this type of drug makes you smart.

This is the cognitive enhancing drugs or popularly known too many as ‘nootropics’.

Nootropics are cognitive enhancing drugs that stimulate the brain to improve its function in acquiring, understanding and utilizing the absorbed information by quickly processing and analyzing it by providing the central nervous system with the much-needed energy to keep them not just awake for an extended period of time but it also promotes focus and creativity.

It is used not just by the working professionals but students and athletes as well who are wishing to excel in their respective fields. It is highly used by a lot of people around the world because of its promising positive benefits to the brain. Aside from its cognitive enhancing abilities, it also promotes a positive mood and prevents anxiety and depression. In the world of sports, cognitive enhancing drugs or nootropics are believed to promote not just sheer focus to the athlete but it also boosts their quick and precise decision making, concentration and the eradication of fatigue.

Many believe that nootropics if developed furthermore will unlock the brain’s cognitive capacity making a person smarter.

Nootropics can be consumed by a person who has an overall good health stature. Anyone can take this drug as long as it is taken by proper dosage and in moderation. A lot of countries categorize this drug as a controlled substance by the government’s Food and Drug Authorities (FDA) to prevent substance abuse from its users since its effects are similar to stimulants and illegal drugs except hallucination and the sensation of being “high”. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on the other hand, prohibited athletes from taking this drug during competition or during the time of training since it gives them an advantage over their competitor. It is also considered as a performance-enhancing drug (PED) but it is linked neither related to steroids.

Although it has several side effects such as a headache, dizziness, insomnia and heart palpitation, there were no serious cases that link to severe side effects related to consuming nootropics.

Nootropics can be bought in hand or by online but it is not available over the counter. There are a lot of websites that offer nootropic supplements in a form of a pill through wired transaction online.