Cholinergic activity arises whenever the neurotransmitter acetylcholine is used in the body. Acetylcholine acts on the whole nervous system, from enhancing learning and memory to promoting relaxation, digestion, muscle activity, and even sexual arousal. Read on to learn all about it, and how to boost your levels naturally.
Believe it or not, serotonin can act as both a neurotransmitter and a hormone in the body. Low levels of serotonin are associated with mood disorders, gut issues, some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, and other health consequences. Maintaining healthy levels of serotonin can prevent numerous health issues. Read on to learn about all the ways […]
Long-term potentiation, or LTP, is the mechanism by which our memories are created and stored. It allows us to store memories by changing the structure of the synapses (connections between neurons) and remodeling the brain. Increasing LTP can help us improve our learning capabilities and memory. Read this post to learn more about LTP and […]
Read on to discover the pros and cons of Neuropeptide Y, if you are interested in increasing your health and cognitive abilities you can find many amazing and easy to apply biohacks in our book, SelfHacked Secrets.
Nerve Growth Factor plays an important role in cognitive function, depression, inflammation, autoimmunity, histamine intolerance, western disease, pain, cancer and much more. I list a bunch of ways to increase it and also list genes which affect its level.
Read this post to learn about the different types of memory and the parts of the brain that are responsible for them.
It was once thought that if we have any damage in our brain later in life or if something prevented healthy brain development, we would be fated to live with it. However, in 1966, the discovery of synaptic plasticity overturned that belief. This gave new hopes to people with brain damage, neurological diseases, or learning […]