17 fascinating findings from recent research on Piracetam

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The Science

Why 2017?

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To summarize some of the more interesting published scientific findings about Piracetam in 2017…

Heroin Adulterant

Prenatal Alcohol Abuse

Chimeric Academic Aid

Piracetam on tap?


Vs Diabetes

Mitochondria Hack

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Ischemic Stroke

Tardive Dyskinesia

Vs Suicide

Metformin Adjuvant

Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis


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Piracetam as a Study Control

Some interesting findings from the Biohacker community…

Post-Piracetam Intelligence Deficit

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  • Verbal intelligence
  • Long term memory
  • Working memory
  • Mood and mental health
  • Energy and motivation
  • In many of the cases, people reporting this used Piracetam at excessive dosages for extended periods of time without breaks or cycling.
  • No Choline, ALCAR or Potassium. Piracetam does exhaust your ACh system over time, which is why in the Piracetam Protocol I recommend supplementing these three cofactors to nourish the delicate ACh system that Piracetam stimulates.
  • Histories of drug abuse and psychological instability seem to be correlated to those who report a deficiency of intelligence when they go off Piracetam.
  • Poor self-knowledge or lack of mindfulness is probably somewhat to blame for some of these cases. People go on Piracetam and for several weeks or months feel much better and are more productive, then they go off it and their new normal subjectively feels worse than their old normal because of the new heights of brainpower they reached thanks to the Piracetam.
  • There are a few edge-cases where it sounds like the Biohackers used Piracetam responsibly and yet experienced Post-Piracetam Intelligence Deficit.

So if I’ve never used Piracetam before then I probably should NOT use it because it might leave me stupider than I was when I eventually have to go off it?


  1. Dual N-Back brain training
  2. Mindfulness practice
  3. Reading books
  4. Language learning
  5. Exercising


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Herbal Piracetam?

Piracetam Stacks

Verbal Intelligence Enhancer

Chasing Piracetam with Coffee


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Underwhelmed by Piracetam?

800-milligrams Piracetam Capsules

Negative Side Effects

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Piracetam Changes your Personality

500 grams of Powdered Piracetam
Originally published on LimitlessMindset.com. I’m not a doctor, medical professional, or trained therapist. I’m a researcher and pragmatic biohacking practitioner exercising free speech to share evidence as I find it. I make no claims. Please practice skepticism and rational critical thinking. You should consult a professional about any serious decisions that you might make about your health. Affiliate links in this article support Limitless Mindset — spend over $100 and you’ll be eligible to join the Limitless Mindset Secret Society.



Adventuring philosopher, Pompous pontificator, Writer, K-Selected Biohacker, Tantric husband, Raconteur & Smart Drug Dealer 🇺🇸

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Jonathan Roseland

Jonathan Roseland

Adventuring philosopher, Pompous pontificator, Writer, K-Selected Biohacker, Tantric husband, Raconteur & Smart Drug Dealer 🇺🇸