The study found that CurQfen supplementation resulted in significant increased in alpha- and beta-waves, as well as a significant reduction in alpha:beta ratio in comparison with unformulated curcumin and placebo group.

Alpha waves are reported to originate within the cortex, occipital lobe and thamalic regions of the brain and are correlated with working memory, cognition, relaxation and the sensation of pain or other discomforts.

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