Could PEA offer a safe and natural alternative to dangerous stimulants for athletic performance and health and longevity? The plethora of research suggests just that, and maybe a little bit more. So let’s take a look at how PEA may be the next Superstar of the supplement world!
Beta-Phenylethylamine (PEA) is an endogenous stimulant of the human brain that amplifies the activity of major neurotransmitters for increased longevity, slower aging, higher performance, a sense of wellbeing, and a renewed youthful-functioning body. It increases the actions of dopamine (for wellbeing and feeling pleasure), norepinephrine (the brain’s stimulant for wakefulness and higher performance), acetylcholine (for improving memory and mental activity), and serotonin (for better mood emotion and impulse control).
PEA creates a rapid uplifting effect on mood, mental activity, attention, motivation, alertness, creativity, awareness, energy, stamina, physical activity, pleasurable feelings, sexuality, and sensory perceptions. It is a naturally occurring trace amine neurotransmitter (chemical signal messenger between nerves) and neuroregulator that is normally synthesized in the brain from the amino acid phenylalanine. PEA acts as a potent amplifier on the signal strength and effectiveness of the major neurotransmitters in the human brain that improve quality of life.
PEA: The Brain’s Endogenous Brain Enhancer
According to researchers, PEA is an endogenous “mesencephalic (Mid Brain) enhancer.” It plays a key role in the functioning of our innate and acquired drives. There are enhancer-sensitive neurons in the brain that work in a split second on a high activity level due to PEA. In mere microseconds, PEA causes an impulse-mediated release of catecholamines (dopamine and epinephrine) and serotonin in the brain. There are rapidly occurring improvements in cognitive performance, attention, awareness, pleasure, libido, and sense of wellbeing.
Due to the progressive decay of the mid brain enhancer regulation with the passing of time, the daily use of an enhancer substance like PEA may significantly slow the age-related decay of behavioural performances, prolong life, and prevent the precipitation or delay the onset of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. You could look PEA as a supplement that keeps your brain functioning at a peak level as the years pass by. Let’s face it we can all do with being a bit smarter, more astute and be in a better mood as times ticks by.
PEA – Amplifies Neurotransmitter Signals for Peak Mental and Physical Performance at Any Age
PEA is literally a “neuro-amplifier” for higher performance in life. PEA enhances the electronic coupling in the synaptic gap between nerve cells. It boosts the signal strength of neurotransmitters by increasing their signal-to-noise ratio. This means that PEA more efficiently couples the release of neurotransmitters to the electrical impulse that triggers their release. The end result is that PEA cranks up the volume of neurotransmitter activity for higher performance throughout the body, and it does not matter how old you are to experience a noticeable performance improvement in daily activities.
Most fitness enthusiasts tend to overlook the importance of mind boosting supplements. Instead they focus on hyped up products that claim to add 20kgs to your bench press weight, or strip 10 kilos of fat in two weeks! Now, those of us who have been in the industry for more than 6 months understand all this is pure mythology aimed at the naïve newcomers to the world of fitness.
The truth is, without a positive mind set, a positive mood and quick firing neurons all of the so called physical aspects of our pursuits for fitness will fall short and quickly end in disappointment! A strong, focused positive mind is the key to success both in and out of the gym and PEA may just be the missing link between wishful thinking and real success!
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