If you are concerned with how to multiply neurons, you want to have a proper diet, exercise regularly, and get enough sleep. Then, you want to include these supplements in your regimen: citicoline, uridine, alpha GPC, organic lion’s mane mushroom extract, methylated vitamin B12. Let’s find out why below. Also, they are all included in their purest and most bioavailable form in Maximum Mind.
“Don’t Let What You Cannot Do Interfere With What You Can Do.”
– John Wooden
What Are Nootropics?
“The only difference between the master and the novice is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried.”
― Stephen McCranie
First things first, what are nootropics? Corneliu Giurgea, a Romanian neuroscientist, coined the term nootropic (pronounced new-tropic) in 1972. He believed that smart drugs should be invented and made widely available for the purpose of enhancing the general population’s brain health and increasing human intelligence.
According to Dr Giurgea’s findings, nootropics enhance cognition, memory, alertness, concentration, creativity, and attention. They became known as cognitive enhancers, substances that amplify the way the brain’s many cognitive functions operate and how we process information.
Simply put, cognitive enhancers (or nootropics or smart drugs) are prescription or off-the-counter drugs or supplements that enhance cognition. Some nootropics contribute to brain health while others can be quite dangerous.
Since Marco’s Grounds only works with safe and natural compounds in their purest forms, for most of our discussions we will restrain ourselves to natural nootropics that increase cognition safely.
What Is Neurogenesis?
“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”
― John Maxwell
Neurogenesis is stem cells morphing into new neurons.
Due to the difficulty in repairing neuronal damage, scientists believed that neurogenesis only occurred during early development, e.g., childhood. But science has now proven that neurogenesis occurs in the adult body as well. However, it is difficult to stimulate it. But it happens, and natural nootropics may have a significant role to play.
How Does Adult Neurogenesis Work?
“Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”
― Jim Rohn
The advantages of neurogenesis are obvious. More brain cells equal more brainpower.
As a whole, neurogenesis seems to play an essential role in cognitive repair and normal brain health and longevity.
How to Multiply Neurons: Nootropics Neurogenesis Support?
“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
― Vidal Sassoon
- Neuroregenerators are nootropics or brain function enhancers that work by enhancing neurogenesis. This happens by promoting and stimulating Nerve Growth Factors (NGF) and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factors (BDNF).
- Neuroprotectors are nootropics or neuroenhancers that protect against neural-degeneration. This works indirectly by “preserving” neurogenesis through more passive pathways.
- Neuroenergizers are cognitive enhancers that increase brain power production to satisfy the high energy demands of building new brain cells
Maximum Mind Cognitive and Mind Enhancing Complex for Neurogenesis
“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
― Winston Churchill
Here are the natural nootropics found in Maximum Mind that support healthy brain regeneration.
Citicoline is additionally a Neuroenergizer.
Increases neural building raw materials that are needed to form, repair, and maintain brain cells
Increases brain energy levels to satisfy the great power demands of neuroregeneration
For this reason, citicoline is an excellent supplement to take if you’re interested in how to multiply neurons.
Read more about citicoline on the Marco’s Grounds Deep Dive and about the benefits of citicoline for brain power here.
Read more about uridine on the Marco’s Grounds Deep Dive or dig deeper into the benefits of uridine here.
An Aside on Alpha GPC
The answer is simple. By combining Alpha GPC with citicoline and uridine in an adequate ratio, synergetic effect occur that are far greater than by using much higher quantities of the previous two neuroenhancers alone (see Marco’s Grounds Dosing Philosophy)
Organic Lion’s Mane Mushroom Extract
What we all know thus far on the mechanisms of creating brain cells with lion’s mane mushroom is that lion’s mane mushroom boosts Nerve Growth Factor (NGF). In human neurons, the supplementation of lion’s mane mushroom extract was effective at increasing neuronal outgrowth by 60.6% . This boost in neuroregeneration may benefit the brain in two ways:
Enhancing the formation and regulation of myelin sheaths around neurons 
Accelerating neural recovery following neuronal injury 
Lion’s mane mushroom provides beta-glucans, hericenones, and erinacines. Which active compounds in lion’s mane mushroom are responsible for its neuroregenerative status? More studies have to be performed on this matter. Currently, the compounds hericenones A and erinacines seem to stimulate NGF synthesis, which successively promotes neurogenesis significantly.
Methylated Vitamin B12
“You don’t drown by falling in the water; your drown by staying there.”
― Ed Cole
Marco’s Grounds Maximum Mind nootropics for neurogenesis promote the building blocks and raw material levels for healthy brain regeneration and how to multiply neurons.
In conclusion, the correct nootropics, coupled with an overall brain-healthy lifestyle (with aerobic exercise), may enable you to create new brain cells while supporting brain health and cognition.
Marco’s Grounds supplies the most comprehensive brain-enhancing supplements backed by the most robust clinical research. Maximum Mind formulation keeps developing with the most recent research to produce the most effective nootropics for neurogenesis or how to multiply neurons. Supplementing Maximum Mind may help you reap the benefits of increased neuron growth, which in turn is bound to give you more power to achieve your goals.
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