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Memory Script Nootropic Brain Capsules FAQs

Q: What is a nootrope? 


A:  A nootrope (pronounced “noah-trope”) is a substance such as a drug, supplement, or other compound that has the ability to improve your cognitive function, particularly executive functions like memory, creativity, mood, motivation or learning ability, in healthy individuals.


Q:  Is Memory Script gluten-free?

A:  Yes


Q:  Is it okay to empty the contents of Memory Script or do I have to swallow the entire capsule?

A:  It’s fine to empty the capsules into juice, applesauce, yogurt, soup, pudding or the food of your choice, but do not heat it or cook with it. 




Q:  Has Memory Script been tested for heavy metals?

A:  Yes, unlike other supplement makers, our products endure rigorous testing before and after encapsulation. Memory Script has been tested by Sora Labs and we have the Certificate of Analysis to document it is FREE of heavy metals (lead, mercury, arsenic and cadmium).



Q: Can Memory Script be taken with food or should it be taken on an empty stomach?


A:  You may take this formula without regard to meals, however most supplements that contain herbs are best taken with a snack or meal in order to minimize potential tummy upset.  




Q:  Can I drink coffee with Memory Script?


A:   Memory Script contains EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate) which comes from green tea, which is a very mild stimulant so be aware that you might have an enhanced effect if you do this. It may be pleasant for some individuals whereas others may feel overly stimulated or ‘wired.’  The effect is very individualized.  Each capsule of Memory Script imparts less than 1 mg of caffeine from the green tea extract. 




Q:  When is the best time to take Memory Script?

A:  In the morning or early afternoon, preferably before 5pm.  Taking it too late in the day might interfere with sleep.




Q:  What is the suggested use for Memory Script?

A:  You may experiment and see what is right for you. For example, start with one capsule per day, and if you desire, increase to two capsules per day.  You may take the capsules all at once or split the dose; for example,  take one in the morning and one at 2pm in the afternoon. 



Q:  If I want to take two capsules daily, can I take two at the same time?

A:  Yes, you can, or you can take one capsule separately during the day.


Q:  Is it okay to take Memory Script with my other medications?

A:  Memory Script is a dietary supplement, and because we are not physicians, we couldn’t possibly know what is right for you as an individual. Please understand and direct these types of medical-related questions to your physicians or other practitioner(s).  


Q:  Does Memory Script interfere or enhance medications? 


A:   Because it contains 40mg of ginkgo biloba, a well-studied herb that enhances blood flow to the brain, it can enhance the ‘blood-thinning’ effect of anticoagulants. For your safety, we recommend caution and approval fromyour doctor if you take prescription blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin), Plavix (Clopidogrel) and others.  



Also, Memory Script can increase the production and activity of the neurotransmitter “acetylcholine,” which is also the target of many prescription medications for memory.* The combination of Memory Script with these types of medications (ie Namenda/Memantine or Aricept/Donepezil) may cause an excessive amount of acetylcholine.  Symptoms of high acetylcholine include unusual fatigue, blurred vision, headache, dry mouth, nausea, muscle twitches and muscle or joint pain. Always consult your physician before taking new dietary supplements with memory-enhancing medications.



Q:  Can I take Memory Script with my Alzheimer’s medication, and if so can I take them at the same time?

A:  This is a question best posed to your physician. Memory Script is designed to support healthy brain function,* and if you do take it, the supplement is best taken in the morning.  Alzheimer’s medications are usually taken at night due to their sedative effect.

Ask your doctor if our supplement is right for you before changing your current regimen, it’s best to get his/her blessings. The combination of Memory Script with these types of medications (ie Namenda/Memantine or Aricept/Donepezil), may cause an excessive amount of acetylcholine.  Symptoms of high acetylcholine include unusual fatigue, blurred vision, headache, dry mouth, nausea, muscle twitches and muscle or joint pain. Always consult your physician before taking new dietary supplements with memory-enhancing medications.



Q:  Are there any animal-derived ingredients in Memory Script?

A:  No, Memory Script is vegan.




Q:  Is there magnesium stearate or any other stearate in Memory Script?

A:  No, there is no magnesium stearate or any other stearate in any of Suzy Cohen’s formulas.


Q:  What is the best way to store Memory Script?

A:  Freshness is best preserved at room temperature, away from humidity such as the bathroom. It does not require refrigeration. Do not freeze it or expose to heat.


Q:  What is the difference between Memory Script, MagFocus and DHA Script?  These all appear to support brain health and I don’t know which one is right for me.

A:  They may all be right for you, especially if you are looking for our most powerful brain bundle.
In summary, our 3 best-selling formulas are useful in these areas: 



DHA Script is a softgel that contains maximum levels of an essential fatty acid called DHA (docosahexanoic acid), which is a Fish Oil. This supports cognition, memory, nervous system health and emotional well-being.* It is a 3-month supply. 



MagFocus is a special magnesium that penetrates the brain and supports healthy attention span and relaxation.* MagFocus utilizes patented MagTein™ which is the only magnesium shown to effectively raise concentrations of magnesium in the brain.* One tub of MagFocus powder provides a 2 to 6 month supply depending on usage.



Memory Script is multi-tasking (ie it has various ingredients) some of which help support the regeneration of nerves, promote nerve growth, increase plasticity, enhance decision-making processes and improve mental clarity.*  Memory Script supports learning abilities and mental clarity.* It offers a 1 to 2 month supply depending on usage.

Q:  Does Memory Script contain any common allergens?

A:  No, Memory Script is FREE of the common allergins including gluten, wheat, shellfish, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, soy, as well as artificial preservatives, sweeteners and colors.

 

Mito B Complex  FAQ

Q:  Does this product REPLACE the former version of B Complex on the site?

A:  Yes, we have improved our B Complex and re-named it to "Mito B."


Q: Is there more niacin in Suzy's new Mito B Complex?  And will it make me more likely to flush?

A:  No, there is exactly the same amount of niacin in Mito B Complex as Suzy's previous B complex formula.  The previous B complex had 20 milligrams of niacin, and Suzy's new product, Mito B Complex, also contains 20 milligrams of niacin.  What the new formula has done is increase the amount of the non-flushing type of vitamin B3 --- niacinamide --- from 40 milligrams to 90 milligrams.


Q:  Why do you use pyridoxal 5-phosphate, P5P, as your vitamin B6 in Mito B Complex?

A:  Suzy is using Pyridoxal 5-phosphate, P5P for short, in Mito B Complex because P5P is the metabolically active form of vitamin B6.  That means P5P is body-ready --- so your body can use it immediately without having to convert it from something else.


Q:  Why are you using 5-MTHF as your folate ingredient instead of folic acid like in other B complex brands?

A:  5-MTHF is the metabolically active form of vitamin B9.  That means 5-MTHF is body-ready, so your body can use it immediately without having to convert it from something else.  5-MTHF is also called “methylfolate”.  Because folic acid is a synthetic vitamin form, and not a natural form, Suzy doesn't use folic acid in Mito B Complex.


Q:  There were 500 micrograms of vitamin B12 in the previous formula, but the new formula contains 800 micrograms of vitamin B12.  Why is that?

A:  Suzy increased the amount of vitamin B12 in Mito B Complex so there would  be 400 micrograms of methylcobalamin in it for nerve support, and 400 micrograms of adenosylcobalamin in it for mitochondrial support --- which is the main reason for the name change to Mito B Complex.


Q:  Why are the Mito B Complex capsules bigger?

A:  The new capsule size is call "single aught," which is a slightly larger capsule size than the previous formula, but that's because the new formula is slightly more dense.  But if you think the capsule is too large, then you can certainly pull it apart and empty the contents into any food or beverage.