In case of this supplement the dose is adjusted to individual needs and aims, which one wants to achieve. The powdered form makes it significantly easier and ensures the facility of dosing. It is suggested to start the supplementation from the lowest recommended dose, i.e. 300 mg. If the organism reaction is correct, the dose can be increased gradually, up to 1200 mg per day. It is the upper limit and should not be exceeded.
If the aim is to improve memory and cognitive functions it is worth to take the supplement in the first half of the day, before mental exertion or planned study. Athletes, who care about increasing the physical endurance can take the supplement before training.
Alpha GPC interacts with scopolamine which is commonly used in treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or motion sickness. People taking drugs based on scopolamine should not take Alpha GPC.
Alpha GPC (L-Alpha Glucerylphosphorylcholine, alphaglycerylphosphorylcholine) occurs naturally in the brain and milk. It is a chemical compound (a derivative of choline and its provider in the body) providing a precursor for the synthesis of acetylcholine, which is a neurotransmitter. Probably it has an impact on the secretion of the growth hormone that allows the intensification of tissue regeneration and it is improving the general condition and forming of proper body building.
The medicine uses it in the neurological treatments (stress, depression). In the sports supplementation is rarely used. It is a part of the supplements supporting a night renewal process.