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What are the long term effects of daily Modafinil usage?

You’re here because you, like me, wanted something more out of your life. At some point, you chose to perform better.

So you went ahead and unlocked the full mental prowess of your brain with nootropics, particularly Modafinil.

focus and concentrationBut have you wondered what the aftereffects of something that is this powerful are? Well, you’re not alone.

Optimizers like Tim Ferriss have discussed the potential risks of modafinil use. I asked myself the same question a few months back and did a little bit of research on it.

So rest easy and let me share with you what I’ve found.

What Makes Modafinil So Popular

Modafinil is one of the oldest nootropic drugs available. It has been in circulation for more than a decade and a half.

There are several qualities that have made it one of the most popular drugs of its kind in circulation.

  • It was prescribed by doctors for the treatment of narcolepsy and sleep disorders since a long time ago.
  • Since it is FDA approved, people trust it.
  • There are a lot more people advocating its benefits than not.

These are all things that you already knew or could find easily around the Internet.

What about documented effects that people go through when they take it?

Modafinil has been prescribed in the USA since 1998, and adverse reactions are uncommon. Only when it’s it was taken in conjunction with other substances like alcohol or other stimulants, above the recommended dosage, do users report anxiety and/or overstimulation.

Most of these cases could’ve been avoided by the user with better judgment abilities.

Benefits

Memory and Focus

Regular use of Modafinil is seen to alleviate basic ailments relating to the brain, like memory loss and forgetfulness to major diseases like Parkinson’s and dementia.

Three studies have shown Modafinil to significantly improve short-term and working memory in healthy volunteers. Improvements in short-term memory have a huge effect in situations like listening to a lecture, reading, or studying.

Read more: Complete Modafinil Review

Neural Repair

Modafinil repairs damage due to oxidative stress and reduces levels of harmful chemicals present in the brain.

This type of damage occurs when our brain is constantly exposed to workloads and lack of sleep.

This, if prolonged, can lead to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Increase Adaptability

Modafinil enables you to establish new patterns quic