Flavay Plus® with phosphatidylserine can be helpful for learning and memory—in all ages. (211,
Phosphatidylserine supplementation is shown to build cell membranes and revitalizes brain cells. Connections are formed and circuits are rebuilt. Scores of published human studies, including at least 21 double-blind trials, show that taking phosphatidylserine may do the following for you:
improve your brain’s electrical rhythms,
reverse age-related memory decline,
benefit motor functions,
improve learning concentration and word skills.
modulate many aspects of cortisol overproduction, especially following intense
exercise.(110, 117, 124, 210, 211)
Dietary intake of phosphatidylserine is essential because your body cannot synthesize
the fatty molecule de novo. Phosphatidylserine is found in unpopular foods,
the problem is our modern low-fat, low-cholesterol diet doesn't supply enough phosphatidylserine for
brain function. The findings from controlled clinical trials suggest when intake of phosphatidylserine
doubled, or better still quadrupled, as a dietary supplement, the majority of persons derive measurable
brain benefits. (211)
Phosphatidylserine supplementation has proven to restore activity of phosphatidylserine in
your brain cell membranes, the chemical interaction and transfer of electrical impulses between
at both the sending and receiving ends. Thus, new information can more easily carve a new pattern and
memories are reinvigorated. (209)
Restores Neurotransmitters— Activity, Supply and Output
Phosphatidylserine enables your brain cells to metabolize glucose and to release and bind with
neurotransmitters, all of which is important to learning, memory and other cognitive functions. (127)
Phosphatidylserine increases communication between brain cells by increasing the number of membrane
receptor sites for receiving messages. Phosphatidylserine modulates the fluidity of cell membranes—essential
to your brain cells' ability to send and receive chemical communication. (14)
Restores Supply and Output of Acetylcholine
Studies demonstrate phosphatidylserine restores the brain’s supply and output of
acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter important to memory, and so may
turn back the clock in an aging brain. (126, 127, 168)
Phosphatidylserine restores acetylcholine release by maintaining an adequate acetylcholine supply. Phosphatidylserine can increase the availability of endogenous choline for de novo synthesis and release (128-131), while similar use of phosphatidylcholine (PC) had no effect. (132)
Stimulates Brain Dopamine
Phosphatidylserine restores dopamine release and benefits glutamatergic neurotransmission. Dopaminergic, glutamatergic and cholinergic neurotransmission play an important role in learning, memory and other cognitive functions. (133,299)
Persons diagnosed with clinical depression have shown marked improvement in their symptoms as a result of taking phosphatidylserine daily and this is likely connected to the finding that phosphatidylserine restores dopamine release. Reduced dopamine levels are also thought to contribute to attention deficit disorder and this natural substance has proven to be
an effective therapeutic agent for ADD and ADHD.(114, 128-133)
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