Articles under Vinpocetine


  • How to Maintain or Even Improve Your Vision as You Age

    How to Maintain or Even Improve Your Vision as You Age Vision may be the most precious of our five senses. Yet most of us may take it for granted...until it begins to deteriorate with age. As we get older we likely need greater amounts of light to perceive details clearly, and reading glasses to discern fine print which would otherwise be fuzzy. Night driving becomes difficult due to sensitivity from bright lights and glare, and it's challenging to visually adapt to the darkness. Th...
  • Smart drugs and nutrients, an interview with Ward Dean, M.D.

    Smart drugs and nutrients, an interview with Ward Dean, M.D. Phil Micans interviews Dr. Ward Dean, who is perhaps best known to the public for his two best-selling books on ‘Smart Drugs & Nutrients’ (versions I and II) in the early 1990’s. Dr. Dean graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1967, and served in the Infantry for six years, posted to both Airborne and Ranger forces. He obtained his medical degree from Han Yang University in Korea in 1978, and re...
  • An effective combination of the anti-aging compounds resveratrol, aminoguanidine, vinpocetine and carnosine

    An effective combination of the anti-aging compounds resveratrol, aminoguanidine, vinpocetine and carnosine In order to fight age-related degeneration, many anti-aging physicians and researchers recommend the intake of not one or two agents but a finely tuned combination of several compounds which have a wide spectrum of actions. In this article I am going to discuss my favourite combination of a few selected and pluripotent (i.e. having multiple actions) anti-aging compounds. These...
  • Vinpocetine - the ultimate neuroprotector

      Vinpocetine - the ultimate neuroprotector By Karen Sadowsky Kaufman, MS   Vinpocetine is synthesized from vincamine- an extract of the periwinkle plant, (also known as the Vinca minor). Vinpocetine is one of the most important Nootropics in our current armamentarium and has been used safely in parts of Europe and Japan since the 1970’s. Best known for its favorable effect on cerebral blood flow, in order to fully appreciate the benefits of Vinpoceti...
  • Vinpocetine, The Superior Cerebral Enhancer And Protector

      Vinpocetine, The Superior Cerebral Enhancer And Protector By James South MA   Vincamine (VCM) is an alkaloid extracted from the Periwinkle plant, Vinca minor. Vinpocetine (VPC) is produced slightly altering the VCM molecule. VPC is more technically referred to as "ethyl apovincaminate." VCM and VPC have been widely researched and used clinically for over 25 years, in disorders ranging from cerebral arteriosclerosis and senile dementia, to Meniere's di...
  • A Patient's Assessment for Anti-Aging Medicine

      A Patient's Assessment for Anti-Aging Medicine By Marios Kyriazis M.D.   Ed.- Dr. Kyriazis is one of the UK's leading Anti-Aging Physicians and the founder and medical advisor to the British Longevity Society. He is also one of the few physician's worldwide who has conducted tests on aging but otherwise healthy individuals and the effective low dose use of L-carnosine, (as reported in the Winter 2001 IAS Anti-Aging Bulletin). Dr. Kyriazis spo...
  • Nutritional supplements to prevent age-related visual problems

      Nutritional supplements to prevent age-related visual problems Ed.- This article is based, and expands, on the book The Cataract Cure, by Marios Kyriazis M.D., published by iUniverse.   Chronic, age-related visual problems such as cataract, macular degeneration and glaucoma have one basic similarity. These are degenerative conditions caused by excessive oxidation (free radical damage). Remember that free radicals are toxic by-products of your everyday metabol...
  • Synergistic Programs - Eye Care pack

    Don’t let your vision age Eye sight is clearly one of the most important senses that we possess and if we were somehow forced to have to do without one or more of our senses, eye-sight would probably be the one that would be most “missed.” As we age a number of processes take place that affect our eye-sight, principally there is an increase in the prevalence of free radicals and at the same time there is a decline in the availability of antioxidants and in the efficien...
  • The Bio-Markers Of Aging

    The Bio-Markers Of Aging Ed.- Dr. Krup is the medical director of the RejuvenAge Clinic in London's premier medical centre- Harley Street. She is board certified by A4M and is a keen advocate of Anti-Aging Medicine. She shall also be a speaker at the Third Monte Carlo Antiaging Conference ™, set for September 7-8, 2002 on the topic of; "The differences between a family practice and an anti-aging clinic." (Please see back page of this Bulletin for further details of th...
  • James South - My Personal Supplement Regime

    James South - My Personal Supplement Regime Since 1971, at age 23, I have been pursuing the "elixir of life" and the "fountain of youth." I suffered many severe health problems from infancy, including disabling allergies and asthma; severe arthritis of the knees; motion sickness so severe I would sometimes vomit riding in the car; and neuromuscular balance and co-ordination problems that would frequently cause me to trip going upstairs, or even over my own feet. By the t...