Brain Steroids – Are Smart Drugs Dumb? Doctor's Analysis

“Smart drugs” or nootropics are a group of substances – either prescription drugs like modafinil used off-label or supplements – that claim to make users smarter, or at least improve certain aspects of mental acuity. Users report better focus, creativity, reaction time, and more. There are studies and anecdotal evidence that show smart drugs do have positive effects, but do they actually make you smarter? And what about side effects, some of which can be dangerous? In this video I cover the common controlled smart drugs used off-label as well as nootropic supplements, whether and how they work, and their side effects. If you’re curious about these substances, please watch!

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00:00 – Intro
– FDA approved for narcolepsy, sleep apnea, hypopnea, and shift work sleep disorder
02:30 – Studies and anecdotal data
03:25 – Anxiety, depression, dependence
03:47 – Hypertension, palpitations, arrhythmia, rare heart attacks & sudden cardiac death
– FDA approved for ADD and narcolepsy
04:57 – “Crash” after use, anxiety, tachycardia, blood pressure, anxiety, mania, dependence / withdrawal
– Caffeine – but not too much!
06:23 – Ginkgo biloba, GABA, inositol, choline, ubiquinol, creatine, fish oil derivatives, L-theanine
– Good sleep hygiene, HIIT exercise, meditation
08:13 – Testosterone can be important for the right man

Stay Strong and Healthy,
Dr. O


As the Anabolic Doc, since 2003, I’ve provided men who are using or have used anabolic steroids a confidential, ethical and professional medical venue to discuss their use. I do NOT in any way support the use of any performance enhancing drugs – PEDs, anabolic steroid or other medicine for muscle building or body transformation. The “off-label” use of PEDs, as such agents is considered elicit and may lead to adverse health outcomes. Please consult an expert health professional regarding any medical agent and do NOT use any medicine without the explicit advice and supervision of an appropriate medical expert.

This video is for education and information only. This is not medical advice. Only take medications as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take illegal substances. Taking steroids can lead to serious health consequences.

#SmartDrugs #Nootropics #TRT

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