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Chinese students, programmers biohacking their way to success

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Asian countries have long held the belief that traditional herbal medicine, is superior to Western medicine in terms of efficacy and limiting the risk of side effects. However, that attitude is slowly changing among younger generations of students and workers across Asia. Nootropics for cognitive enhancement are increasingly being used as a tool to improve mental focus  for both study and work. Nootropics and the Gaokao For Chinese students, the 'gaokao' test is the most important academic right of passage in their lives determining which university they will attend and, subsequently, their likely career path. Chinese students and their parents...

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Nootropics as a substitute to treat ADHD in China and Asia

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If you have ADHD and you're relocating to Asia, you should be aware of the availability of drugs like Ritalin and Adderall in China and Asia. It is recommended you bring enough of your prescription to last you due to the difficulty you may have in getting your prescriptions filled. Alternativelly, Nootropics can be an ideal substitute due to their effectiveness and greater availability across Asia. For ADHD, it's recommended you try a nootropics stack – a combination of nootropics with complementing effects – to achieve the same results of Ritalin or Adderall. One such stack is Noopept and Alpha...

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Are nootropics legal in my country? Nootropics laws in China and Asia

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Disclaimer: Laws about nootropics in Asian countries are subject to change. We will update this article on a regular basis.  You can also inquire in Reddit's nootropics channel for up-to-date information about the region. In our experience, nootropics remain 98% unregulated in countries including China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. As of this writing, we are not familiar with any issues other than very rare customs delays for any nootropic products shipped to Asian countries either by us or other companies. In fact, you're likely to find piracetam sold over the counter in most Asian countries under brand names...

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More expats using nootropics to gain an edge in Asia

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Nootropics, often called smart drugs, offer a variety of benefits including improved memory, focus and mood. One reason they are popular among expats in China and Asia is that they are ideal replacements for prescription drugs not available in many Asian pharmacies.  In China, for example, Adderall is not available even by prescription. Piracetam, Noopept, and other racetams have been proven to increase mental focus with far fewer side effects than Adderall. They are also less addictive. In fact, few users have reported addiction to racetams. Antidepressants and sleep medications are two other categories of pharmaceuticals that doctors in China...

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