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Oh boy, now when someone has a bad losing day or trade they are going to say its because they didn't get laid last night, lol.



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O.K. please allow me to edit that statement. ... good sex, (even if you have to have it by yourself)!

There are no excuses, now!

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O.K. please allow me to edit that statement. ... good sex, (even if you have to have it by yourself)!

There are no excuses, now!


When ptcm talked about essence of chicken, did he mean sex?

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MORE OPTIONS FOR THE CURIOUS....


Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, Methylin, Focalin) – One of the first medications used to treat ADD. Methylphenidate is in the class of medications called “psychostimulants.” Why would a stimulant drug be helpful in ADD? It is theorized that by making the brain more excited, stimulants paradoxically calm people down. Part of the problem in ADD is that the individual’s environment doesn’t stimulate their brain sufficiently, as it does in people without the illness. As a result ADD-sufferers often feel bored and look for ways to feel more excited – often by rapidly shifting their attention to something new, engaging in thrill-seeking or being constantly on the move. By providing the missing stimulation to the brain, these medicines help people calm down and stay focused.[/SIZE]




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Dextroamphetamine (Adderall, Adderall XR, Dextrostat, Dexedrine) – This is another psychostimulant. Adderall is a combination of four different amphetamine molecules. Adderall XR is the extended release form of the drug. Whereas Adderall is usually taken twice or three times a day, Adderall XR only needs to be taken once a day. Both Methylphenidate (Ritalin) and Dextroamphetamine (Adderall) work equally well. For reasons that are not fully understood, sometimes one works when the other doesn’t. If you’ve tried one medication and have not seen your ADD symptoms get better, you shouldn’t conclude that these are not the right medications for you. It may just be that you haven’t found the right one yet or gotten on the right dose.[/SIZE]


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Bupropion (Wellbutrin) – Bupropion is an antidepressant that is also useful in ADD. Its effects are similar to the psychostimulants. However, most people find it somewhat less effective than these medications. The side-effects are also similar: occasional difficulty with sleep, decrease in appetite, potential for increased blood pressure.

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Atomoxetine (Strattera) – Although this medication is marketed as effective for ADD, most patients and clinicians have been disappointed with its results. At best it can be beneficial to some patients when combined with psychostimulants, but it rarely offers much benefit alone. Its primary drawback is that it has an unpleasant side effect profile, leading many patients to discontinue use.


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Modafinil (Provigil) - [/SIZE]This drug was originally developed to help fighter pilots stay awake on long missions. [/SIZE]It stimulates the part of the brain responsible for increasing wakefulness. Because it has this stimulating effect, it has been proposed as useful for ADD. Although some early research indicates that it may be helpful, experience has yet to demonstrate this conclusively. At this point use of Modafinil in ADD patients can only recommended on a case-by-case basis.

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Clonidine (Catapres) – Clonidine is a medication used to treat high blood pressure. It acts primarily on norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter. One advantage of Clonidine as an ADD drug is that, unlike the psychostimulants, it can help people fall asleep. For this reason people with ADD sometimes use it for their evening ADD symptoms, since using Adderall or Ritalin later in the day can cause insomnia. Clonidine’s main side effect is a drop in blood pressure. This is usually not a problem at the doses ADD patients use it. However, it can occasionally lead to some lightheadedness.[/SIZE]

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Tricyclic antidepressants (Desipramine, Nortriptyline) – These are older antidepressants that also treat ADD symptoms. Because of their difficult side effects they are not used much any more. However, they may be good treatment options, especially when the pe[/SIZE]rson also has depression.[/SIZE]

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IMO, this thread has degenerated from what was a very dubious subject at inception, to a very disappointing, ludicrous topic at present.

The drugs that you are and touting, are all prescription drugs, and are all very serious meds with the potential for very serious side effects.

In addition, you are probably creating a certain amount of liability for this forum and are putting Mike at risk, by making these recommendations.

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This is the sad state of the general population. Seeking solutions to all of their problems through an easy to swallow pill. And if college students use "smart drugs" - why are they not any smarter than previous generations?

Be physically fit and your mind will be primed as well. My trading really took off when I lost a ton of fat and started gaining back a high level of fitness.

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I think @mainstream does not know what he talks about.
All illnesses your are referring are serious, and those drugs are intended only for cure purpose.
I do not like the way you're carrying this thread on.
And do not think either this is the right place to talk about medicine and drugs, even if in seriuods way.

Take your Pips, go out and Live.
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This is the sad state of the general population. Seeking solutions to all of their problems through an easy to swallow pill. And if college students use "smart drugs" - why are they not any smarter than previous generations?

Be physically fit and your mind will be primed as well. My trading really took off when I lost a ton of fat and started gaining back a high level of fitness.

Agree 100%. Much like trading, there is no short cut.

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Be physically fit and your mind will be primed as well. My trading really took off when I lost a ton of fat and started gaining back a high level of fitness.

I agree with @Snoop - Forget Drugs. I am a fierce proponent of exercise to help your trading - In downloads

Any workout based on long rest periods after sprints and heavy/light weight cycles produce all manner of Good Drugs naturally. Especially, endorphins and natural human growth hormone. Not to mention keeping everything in peak condition. It is the rest in between activity that the essential part as well as a time horizon of the rest of your life.

This workout allowed me to survive 12 years of chemotherapy and even the hurdles of Insurance Driven Medicine.
Did this up to 3 weeks before my stem cell transplant.

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Popping Pills a Popular Way to Boost Brain Power

60 Minutes: Among Upper Classes, 50-60 Percent Using ADD/ADHD Drugs Ritalin, Adderall


Popping Pills a Popular Way to Boost Brain Power - 60 Minutes - CBS News

(CBS) If there were a drug that would make you smarter, would you take it? Today an increasing number of healthy people are using drugs without a prescription as a way to improve their mental function.

It's called neuroenhancement and if you want to find someone who's trying it out, just visit a college campus. That's where a surprising number of students are turning to drugs like Adderall and Ritalin, originally developed to treat attention disorders, to boost their brain power and help them make the grade.



Wow you guy must be all over 60 years of age...

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