The Vagus nerve. Did you know that stimulation of this nerve triggers off all your digestive processes, helping you digest and absorb nutrients better and avoid bloating, reflux and indigestion. You can trigger it using bitter foods such as rocket or by deep breathing. If you are having significant digestive issues, your Naturopath can prescribe herbs that trigger the Vagus nerve. Cool huh?
Treating Depression With Non-Invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation - Researchers of a new study published in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry report successful reduction of depressive symptoms in patients using a novel non-invasive method of vagus nerve stimulation. Credit:Jelle W. R. Van Leusden, Roberta Sellaro and Lorenza S. Colzato/Frontiers in Psychology. #science #health #neurology
Vagus Nerve Stimulation. Vagus nerve stimulation can be turned on easily though a number of breathing and relaxation techniques: Deep/slow belly breathing. ‘OM’ Chanting Cold water face immersion after exercise Filling the mouth with saliva and submerging your tongue to trigger a hyper-relaxing vagal response.