In Particular, What Is Semax?
Semax is a popular peptide compound highly reputed for its nootropic effects. Its development was based on the molecular structure of a hormone that already occurs naturally within the human body. Current and ongoing research into applications of Semax in human and animal trials have yielded positive results.
Semax serves as a base component for a number of pharmacological products within the United States; it is also used independently throughout clinical practices for the treatment of numerous nervous system ailments. It is also used therapeutically to enhance the performance and adaptability of healthy people looking to pursue extreme sports and higher physical goals.
How Does This Peptide Accomplish So Much?
Semax triggers the release of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), increasing its availability through the bloodstream and brain. This protein is among the most active neurotrophins; these spur development of new neurons in the brain.
BDNF has been shown to have a strong link to neuroplasticity, which allows nerve cells in the brain to adapt and develop to situations or changes in a person’s environment. It also helps to support the health of existing neurons and encourages their regeneration in the event of damage, as well as the creation of synapses.
Semax also helps mitigate the breakdown of enkephalins, molecules which are very involved in the reduction of pain and inflammation; they are also thought to ward off the development of cancerous tumor development, aid in healthy cell growth, and bolstering the activity of immune cells.
They also assist in crucial cognitive functions such as emotional regulation, memory development and retention, and stable mental health. Enkephalins levels that are balanced are necessary to maintain proper function of brain activity.
Knowing what we do about semax and its role in brain health, we believe in its capabilities as a treatment and new therapeutic pathways are constantly being developed.
Evidence from Clinical Trials
Semax has been used for the prevention of disease progression of cerebrovascular disease and ischemic stroke. Semax research tapped into its potential to reduce the risk of instances of complications from brain damage incidents, and even potentially prevent future strokes. It has also shown that patients using this peptide in conjunction with other anti-inflammatory medications displayed instances of reduced severity and progression of the targeted optic nerve diseases. Additionally, it is considered a potential agent in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and Rett syndrome. Overall, Semax was well-tolerated and led to fewer side effects than other similar treatments.
Some of Semax’s wide-ranging and potent benefits include:
Improved attention and clearer memory
Alleviation of certain neuropathies
Potential to act as a pain reliever by slowing the breakdown of enkephalin
General nootropic effects
A neuroprotective agent: may defend the brain from various stress and illness-related damage
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