This is my first post on longecity, I have been lurking for a little while and thought I would post report/experience with nootropics so far.
In short my most noticeable effects:
Less Anxious - Strong
Sociable - Medium/Strong
Energy - Medium
Note I have only just started taking choline & inosotil and huperzine so I cannot say how they are affecting me yet.
Aniracetam x1 capsule in the morning
Oxiracetam x1 capsule in the morning
I started taking Aniracetam before Oxiracetam (few weeks) and I noticed almost all of the effects I mentioned. I am not sure if Oxiracetam has any effect what so ever. I would need to take the two by themselves for a period of time to understand the differences in effects.
Aniracetam has had a pretty profound effect on me. I would consider myself socially awkward and anxious but whilst taking Aniracetam it's a different story. I am able to sit down with someone and maintain a conversation without getting anxious. Usually when talking to someone I get really anxious and it clouds me mentally and It's hard to have a conversation which makes me really uncomfortable. So that is a huge improvement for me, enough to warrant a review (why I signed up). Also my girlfriend broke up with me about... two weeks after I started taking Aniracetam and usually that would cause a person to be very emotional and all over the place (angry, sad). I did not have a single moment of emotional outbreak. It was great! I was able to sit there and assess why I feel the way I do and choose not to feel that way.
I work as a web developer and it helps me to work on the computer all day. I wouldn't say it helps me focus but it gives me the energy to do what I need to do. When you need to do something you can sit there and get through it. Usually if something hard comes up in my tasks I try to avoid it for as long as possible and then when I have to do it, it sucks. Now I look forward to challenges.
Now I think it is a good idea to give you a background of my recreational activities which I believe have negatively affected by capacity to think and recall memory. I had abused weed for about roughly 2 years (smoke all day) and took exctasy almost twice a week for about 2 years. My memory was shocking and I admitted myself to emergency several times for panick attacks (very frightening!) I eventually stopped taking those two and about a year later I discovered LSD. I took that every weekend for about a year and a bit. LSD was amazing whilst it was amazing but then it was starting to make me really anti-social and have a short-fuse with everyone. I didn't like where it was heading so I haven't taken that for a while. It's been about 4 months since I've had my last LSD trip and started nootropics last month. The negative effects of LSD were VERY slowly wearing off but, when I started taking Aniracetam within 2 - 3 days I had been better then I ever have with people and just feeling good about life.
I've now started taking Choline with Inositol for the last 4 days. I feel like it has similar effects to Aniracetam but again it is hard to tell because I am still taking Aniracetam and Oxiracetam. I will run out of my supply of both Ani and Oxy in about three days and it will take about week and a half before I get my next supply of Ani so it will be a good opportunity to see what the effects of Choline + Inositol are.
I've also started taking Huperzine A today so will keep everyone updated with my experience.
Thanks for reading,