Vagus nerve

How Toning the Vagus Nerve Heals Pain

Toning the Vagus Nerve

Great article - now that everyone's talking about the Vagus Nerve, this helps explain the how, what, where and why.

Wondering whether it's necessary to put the hands in that awkward position for Bhramari breath, though, or whether the breathing itself is responsible for increased vagal tone.

Eight Ways to Boost Your Vagal Tone Naturally

Article by E.Shaw for

A few simple practices that everyone can do, could be the secret to relieving pain and inflammation. In her article Hacking the Nervous System, Gaia Vince, science journalist and editor of New Scientist, describes how a woman suffering from debilitating rheumatoid arthritis was successfully treated with a device that stimulated the vagus nerve. No pills, no morphine, no side-effects; just stimulating a nerve. Not only that, Gaia goes on to explain that by stimulating the vagus nerve we can find relief from inflammation, depression, anxiety, high blood pressure and other ailments, and we don’t necessarily require a device to do so.

The vagus nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It starts at the base of the brain and runs through the whole torso, through the neck via [….] read more>>

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