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The vagus nerve is the most important nerve you probably didn’t know you had.

The vagus nerve is a long meandering bundle of motor and sensory fibers that links the brain stem to the heart, lungs, and gut. It also branches out to touch and interact with the liver, spleen, gallbladder, ureter, female fertility organs, neck, ears, tongue, and kidneys.

Dr. Justin Hoffman, a Santa Rosa, California, licensed naturopathic medical physician, says: “Without the vagus nerve, key functions that keep us alive would not be maintained.”

Nationally recognized sports nutritionist, strength, and conditioning coach Brandon Mentore elaborates: “The vagus nerve is extremely critical to your overall health and is intimately tied in with multiple organs and systems of the body.”

Vagus nerve dysfunction can result in a whole host of problems including obesity, bradycardia (abnormally slow heartbeat), difficulty swallowing, gastrointestinal diseases, fainting, mood disorders, B12 deficiency, chronic inflammation, impaired cough, and seizures.

Meanwhile, the vagus nerve stimulation has been shown to improve conditions such as:

  • Anxiety disorder
  • Heart disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Obesity
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Migraines
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Leaky gut
  • Bad blood circulation
  • Mood disorder
  • Cancer

Your social nervous system increases your ability to respond effectively when you feel keyed up with anxiety or shut-down with depression.

Your vagus nerve plays a key role in your overall well-being and performance.

Whether you are feeling anxiety or depression, you can use tools to engage your social nervous system to re-establish higher order nervous system functions.

Healing the nervous system can take time and requires patience. Put the polyvagal theory into action in your life to increase your sense of freedom in body and mind.

This book provides all the tools you need to understand and heal your vagus nerve. 

©2020 GD Publishing LTD (P)2020 GD Publishing LTD

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  • Clyde J. Ashton
  • 18-05-2020

Good One

Please consider looking at the effects of wireless frequencies affecting the heart rate. I have rapid heart rate when in the presence of wireless- wifi, smartmeters, cell towers, bluetooth, cordless phones, etc

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  • John M. Ingram
  • 18-05-2020

Informative book

Can a lower back injury cause vagal nerve issues? Wow, I never knew Vagus Nerve stimulation was this effective. The exercises listed are pretty easy to do too. I guess I will try it out...

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  • Michael I. Fuller
  • 18-05-2020

Great

This might just be the answer I've been looking for. My neck is unstable , and currently if I lay on my left side to sleep, I'm relaxed and "forget" to breathe .....( I know it's not obstructive apnea - that feels different ) . I guess it must be vagus nerve compression then ?

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  • Michael M. Surratt
  • 18-05-2020

It works.

How do you determine if the vagus nerve is being compressed? I've been doing Vagus Nerve stimulation for years. My anxiety and inflammation is significantly better since I started. It works. Simple as that.

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  • Elijah M. Norwood
  • 18-05-2020

Thank you

Can the vagus nerve compression cause a persistent feeling of needing to clear your throat? Thank you

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  • Keith M. Boyd
  • 18-05-2020

Great Book

My neck trauma and degenerated disc are making my vagus and me very unhappy.Great Book

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  • Joshua B. Shea
  • 18-05-2020

Five star book

I feel this book something special, like the author talk near to the reader! Recommended to all for this vagus nerve guide.

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  • Wayne C. Kenyon
  • 18-05-2020

I believe I am a vagal superstar

Much obliged in conformity with the writer because of grant to us certain an excellent book. Lvoe this book! extremely good one!

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  • Rubin V. Smith
  • 18-05-2020

The vagus nerve is an exciting part.

The vagus nerve is an exciting part of the nervous system. It travels the length and breathe of our bodies. In anxious people, the vagus nerve is over-excited and at the slightest provocation, the adrenal glands secrete more and more adrenalin and the vagus nerve synapsis provide the chemical and electrical stimulation to the heart (ergo fluttering and/or rapid heart beat), lungs (shortness of breath), stomach (nausea and a feeling like some one just kicked your gut), etc.

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  • Joseph R. Mungo
  • 18-05-2020

I had the vns sugrey it helps

I had the vns sugrey it helps but i still take meds but it help.

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  • Carol D. Deville
  • 17-05-2020

Very important

Very important and useful information.This book is a self improvement manual for animate it and mending with the body's common power from Inflammation.

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  • John M. Williams
  • 18-05-2020

Thank you so much for making this book everything

Thank you so much for making this book everything about my health ties together after seeing this!!

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  • Conrad O. George
  • 18-05-2020

Excellent information

Excellent information and clear, concise presentation. Thanks I learned a lot. Exceptional explanation, love the book

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  • Simon L. Martinez
  • 18-05-2020

Great book, great explanation

Great book, great explanation of the condition and a great solution. Very much made and easy .

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  • Desmond L. Burris
  • 18-05-2020

Could it be used for anxiety also?

The rational usage of stimulating your vagus nerve has been extremely useful. Could it be used for anxiety also?

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  • Louis D. Smith
  • 18-05-2020

What about depression and stress?

The essayist and would endorse this book to anyone. I appreciative the writer for giving us such a glorious book. Love this book! unprecedented one!

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  • Sheryl K. Kwong
  • 18-05-2020

Can it treat phycosis caused by depression?

The instruments would when all is said in done right at present moderate, typical and ought to be possible at home. When in doubt this book incomprehensibly sensational, in the wake of looking at this book I am so captivated.

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  • Neil P. Ellis
  • 18-05-2020

It seems it could be used for PTSD

This book is a course of action of shows, enabling interventions, supplement proposals, reflection structures, and breathing activities that appeared to refresh the restriction of the Vagus nerve so as to improve when everything is said in done success and to improve one's capacity to conform to the weight.

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  • Barbara G. Wooley
  • 18-05-2020

This has a lot of good information.

I have read lots of different studies from around the world that show that vagal nerve stimulation can be a successfull treatment for many disease and they offer these treatments an many other countries. The USA is way behind. There needs to be more trials for more diseases and get these treatments FDA approved and made avaialble to the public as soon as possible.

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  • Daniel L. Taylor
  • 18-05-2020

I would be prescribed for this book to anybody.

So apparently trumps vagus nerve has been severed! I would be prescribed for this book to anybody.

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