What is Phosphatidyl Serine made from?
PS is derived from soybean lecithin which provides the essential brain nutrient phosphatidylserine.
Have there been any studies on PS?
PS is one of the most intensively studied dietary supplements. Over several decades, besides the many double-blind trials, there have been over a hundred other human studies, and thousands of 'basic science' papers published on PS. Trials documented benefits from PS in the areas of memory, learning, comprehension, mood, anxiety and coping with stress.
How does PS benefit stress as well as benefiting mood?
As well as its proven benefits for memory, learning and other cognitive functions, PS can benefit stress management. Human and animal studies suggest PS helps increase the sensitivity of neurotransmitter receptors in nerve cell membranes. Thus showing improved measures of mood, anxeity, irritability and sociability.