54 Natural Supplements, Agonists and Drugs to Increase Dopamine (and 12 things to AVOID)

Dopamine is the compound that fuels our drive and motivation. It increases attention, improves cognitive function, and stimulates our creativity. It makes us more social and extroverted and helps us form romantic and parental bonds. However, dopamine, when too high, can also have its drawbacks. Read on to discover 54 ways to increase dopamine and 12 factors that decrease it.

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All About Histamine: The Good and The Bad

Histamine is widely known as a substance that contributes to allergies, asthma, eczema, and coughs.

In addition, histamine is also a neurotransmitter with very important roles both in the brain and in the gut. Read this post to learn more about histamine.

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Top 10 Health Benefits of LSD and Potential Risks and Side Effects (Lysergic acid Diethylamide)

LSD is a powerful tool and it can cause both good and negative effects if not taken correctly.  I took it twice a while back, a microdose and a larger dose.  I wasn’t in a good setting for it, but it was quite interesting.  Some people say it was life changing for them, while others don’t notice any long term impact (I didn’t notice anything long term).  There are many people who aren’t happy with their experience and each person must decide if it’s suited for them.

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What Does Dopamine Do? 26 Surprising Dopamine Effects (18 are good, 8 are bad)

Without dopamine, we wouldn’t be able to feel driven and motivated. Dopamine increases attention, improves cognitive function, and stimulates our creativity. It makes us more social and extroverted and helps us form romantic and parental bonds. However, dopamine, when too high, can also have its drawbacks. Many people seek out artificial sources of dopamine, which can lead to addiction. Dopamine can increase weight gain and aggression. Read this post to learn more about the pros and cons of dopamine and dopamine genetics.

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27 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Glutathione

Glutathione, often referred to as “the mother of all antioxidants” is one of the most talked about supplements in the healthcare industry..and for good reason. Glutathione is produced and used by every single cell in the human body and, therefore, has a very wide range of scientifically-proven health effects.

In this article we will explore the science surrounding the biological benefits of Glutathione supplementation, and the best measures you can take to ensure your Glutathione levels are optimally balanced.

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The Good and The Bad About DHEA and DHEA-S

DHEA is usually praised for its anti-aging properties. It can protect the heart and improve brain function. However, there are some drawbacks to DHEA supplements as well. Read more below to learn all you need to know about DHEA and DHEA-sulfate.

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How Iboga Saved Me From Addiction

This post is written by Dominic Fagan and reflects his subjective views.  The views of this post do not reflect the views of Selfhacked.  I have not taken or researched Iboga, nor do I plan on taking it, because I don’t need it.  I am not part of the group of people who hold that hallucinogens are risk free.  I’ve seen some lasting negative effects on people, although I have not had any lasting issues with LSD when I tried it.  Iboga is different than LSD, so I can’t speak to the effects of that, but it isn’t well studied. If someone has a serious addiction issue to drugs, then I could see Iboga being something that you should speak to your healthcare practitioner about.

 

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