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Introduction

Brain boosting supplements have become one of the hottest sectors of the supplement industry, with millions of people worldwide singing their praises. In this article we’re putting a nootropic formula named Focus Factor under our microscope; it’s certainly one of the most hyped up Nootropics on the market, but is it the most effective you can buy?

In this Focus Factor review, we’re analyzing the formula, looking at the science and establishing the facts to help you decide whether or not this product is for you.

Readers please note that statements on this page are fair comment based on observation. This content is produced on a matter of public interest. Statements on this page are our honest opinion.

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What Is Focus Factor?

Focus Factor is a nootropic pill produced by a US-based company named Synergy CHC Corp (trading as Focus Factor). One bottle of Focus Factor costs $39.99 and will last users for 1 month based on the directions of usage.

This product is available via the official Focus Factor website, Amazon, GNC, Walmart and select other supplement stores.

Focus Factor is essentially a multivitamin & mineral capsule, marketed as a brain health supplement / nootropic. Currently, there are two different variants of Focus Factor available to consumers – the Original version and an Extra Strength version.

Both Focus Factor Original and Focus Factor Extra Strength contain identical formulations, though the Extra strength version contains higher amounts of those ingredients. Each product promises consumers cognitive enhancement effects, such as boosted memory, focus and concentration levels.

Does Focus Factor Work?

Based on our research into this product, we do not believe it will function exactly as described by Focus Factor.

While the formula does contain numerous vitamins and minerals that are useful for general health and brain health, the clinical evidence to support the claims Focus Factor will “improve user memory levels” are lacking.

Furthermore, the FDA and EFSA have not approved any nootropic claims for the ingredients inside this product, therefore without the backing of these government health authorities we have to conclude it’s ineffective at producing cognitive enhancement effects.

On a more positive note, the formula contains B vitamins which have been known to reduce mental fatigue and improve alertness.

The Pros & Cons Of Focus Factor

We’ve placed what we believe to be the main positive and negative aspects of this product in bullet points below:

The Pros

  • Contains vitamins and minerals that can help contribute towards brain health.
  • Product is unlikely to produce negative side effects.

The Cons

  • Is unlikely to produce “nootropic” effects.
  • Formula seems to be very basic.
  • Lacking ingredients clinically proven to improve memory levels.
  • Requires users to take 4 tablets per day.
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What Are The Focus Factor Ingredients?

We have found the following nutritional information via the Focus Factor website.

Focus Factor Original Ingredients Per Serving:

4 Tablet Serving Contains: Vitamin A 4,000IU, Vitamin C 250mg, Vitamin D 100IU, Vitamin E 30IU, Thiamin 3mg, Riboflavin 1.7mg, Niacin 25mg, Vitamin B6 15mg, Folate 400mcg, Vitamin B12 20mcg, Biotin 300mg, Pantothenic Acid 12mg, Calcium 50mg, Iron 5mg, Iodine 15mcg, Magnesium 100mg, Zinc 10mg, Selenium 50mcg, Copper 0.4mg, Manganese 2mg, Chromium 100mcg, Molybdenum 10mcg and Potassium 50mg

Focus Factor Extra Strength Ingredients:

4 Tablet Serving Contains: Vitamin A 4,000IU, Vitamin C 300mg, Vitamin D 1000IU, Vitamin E 30IU, Thiamin 4.5mg, Riboflavin 5.1mg, Niacin 25mg, Vitamin B6 15mg, Folate 400mcg, Vitamin B12 20mcg, Biotin 300mg, Pantothenic Acid 12mg, Calcium 50mg, Iron 5mg, Iodine 75mcg, Magnesium 100mg, Zinc 10mg, Selenium 70mcg, Copper 0.4mg, Manganese 2mg, Chromium 100mcg, Molybdenum 30mcg and Potassium 50mg

Is Focus Factor Suitable For Everyone?

This product appears to be suitable for vegetarians. It should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women, or persons under the age of 18.

Is Focus Factor Safe?

Based on the ingredients used within the formula, we believe this product poses no health risk to consumers; it is free from banned or dangerous ingredients.

What Are The Focus Factor Side Effects?

We’ve compiled the following potential side effects based on the ingredients inside this formula:

  • Skin irritation
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea [1]

Note: these side effects are possible but may not be the typical user experience.

Are There Any Focus Factor Reviews From Customers?

We have found the following Focus Factor review testimonials via customers online:

Has a little bit of a fish taste to me, hard to swallow and could not tell any difference. It may take more than a month to notice a change but for the price I was hoping to be able to see a slight improvement but didn’t notice anything.

I’ve been using this for years. When I stop using it, I can tell.

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Our Final Verdict On Focus Factor

To conclude our Focus Factor review, it’s a bit of a mixed bag – there are things that we like about it and things that we aren’t too blown away by. We believe that Focus Factor is overly expensive for the ingredient profile used – if you refer to our ingredients breakdown you’ll notice this product really just seems to be a potently-dosed multi-vitamin and mineral.

We also believe that this product doesn’t have the ability to make good on the health claims it promises (such as improved memory levels). The B vitamins inside the formula are likely to help improve your focus and reduce mental fatigue, but don’t expect it to turn you into the next Einstein.

Kath Ross, PhD
Kath Ross, PhD
Health Editor & Fact Checker at DietProbe
Kathryn is a Ph.D Health Editor here at DietProbe. She specializes in diabetes and weight control research and in her spare time she's a professional cat lady and wine connoisseur!
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