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Gut Bacteria and Your Emotions « Talesfromthelou's Blog

Gut Bacteria and Your Emotions « Talesfromthelou's Blog | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
One mechanism involves the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve plays a number of critical roles including conveying information from various body regions to the brain and vice versa. This nerve and its brain connections have ...
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The vagus nerve, like karma, threads through all the important features of our existence without having a specific action, state or attribute of its own.
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The Vagus Nerve - Forget Survival of the Fittest: the Benefits of Meditation & Yoga

The Vagus Nerve - Forget Survival of the Fittest: the Benefits of Meditation & Yoga | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Compiled by David ( mrlofer ) (Fascinating article on the all-important vagus nerve: http://t.co/9kWkax1UVF)
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Get to know this master module in the human nervous system. 

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Getting Along With Your Vagus Nerve: The Neurobiology of Keeping Your Cool ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Getting Along With Your Vagus Nerve: The Neurobiology of Keeping Your Cool ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Keeping your cool. Grace under pressure. These familiar idioms describe states that most of us hope to achieve when faced with a stressful situation....
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What Will Google Glass Do to Our Brains? - Mashable - Mashable

What Will Google Glass Do to Our Brains? - Mashable - Mashable | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
What Will Google Glass Do to Our Brains?
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Vagus Nerve Imbalance/Hiatal Hernia Syndrome | Hat in Ring Blog

The biochemist Carey Reams, PhD, said, “Illness begins with the Vagus Nerve.” The Hiatal Hernia Syndrome (HHS)–by pinching the Vagus Nerve–causes Vagus Nerve Imbalance (VNI). This imbalance is usually a ...
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Column by Michael Riley: Feeling vague about the vagus - Asbury Park Press

Column by Michael Riley: Feeling vague about the vagus Asbury Park Press Wrong vagus. Wrong nerve.
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Natural News: Your Friend -- The Vagus Nerve

Natural News: Your Friend -- The Vagus Nerve | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
"The Vagus nerve is responsible for speech, swallowing, keeping the larynx open for breathing, slowing heart rate, monitoring and initiating digestive processes, and modulating inflammation, among other actions.
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Best L.A. Novel Ever: Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic of Orange vs. Christopher ... - LA Weekly (blog)

Best L.A. Novel Ever: Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic of Orange vs. Christopher ... - LA Weekly (blog) | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
LA Weekly (blog)Best L.A. Novel Ever: Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic of Orange vs.
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A new study shows the analgesic effect of transcutaneous ...

A new study shows the analgesic effect of transcutaneous stimulation of the vagus nerve. In the context of the study, 48 healthy subjects underwent quantitative sensory testing with and without t-VNS activated on different days.
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Do the Stress Reactions of Our Brain Control the Immune System -- Or Is It the ... - Huffington Post

Do the Stress Reactions of Our Brain Control the Immune System -- Or Is It the ... - Huffington Post | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Do the Stress Reactions of Our Brain Control the Immune System -- Or Is It the ...Huffington PostDiscovered 100 years ago by the Nobel laureate Otto Loewi, acetylcholine comes from the brain through the vagus nerve and is responsible for muscle...
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The Life Extension Blog: Can Probiotics Help Reduce Anxiety?

One particular nerve, called the vagus nerve, communicates directly to your brain. This is why your digestive system responds to stress and outside stimuli. Rat studies show probiotics increase the number of GABA receptors3 in the brain and ...
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Hooked: Ethics, Medicine, and Pharma: A Telling Anecdote about ...

Lenzer and Brownlee looked in depth at the vagus nerve stimulator manufactured by Cyberonics, a device in which a pacemaker-type pack is surgically inserted near the collarbone, and electrodes are wrapped around the ...
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How Vagus Nerve And Fainting Are Linked With Each other

How Vagus Nerve And Fainting Are Linked With Each other | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Vagus nerve and unconsciousness are linked all the way through an automatic feedback identified as vasovagal syncope. A normally skilled situation which is nothing but vasovagal syncope is at times known as vasovagal ...
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10 Unusual Ways to Release Oxytocin Into Your Life

10 Unusual Ways to Release Oxytocin Into Your Life | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it

You have to read this all the way through.  And yes, it's about the vagus nerve.  Read!

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New drug-free treatment in clinical trials

New drug-free treatment in clinical trials | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
A portable vagus nerve stimulator, gammaCore is currently being tested for the prevention and treatment of both episodic and chronic migraine.
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It's Not Your Heart That Rules Your Emotions It's Your Gut

It's Not Your Heart That Rules Your Emotions It's Your Gut | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
It's not your heart that rules your emotions it's your gut http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-holmes/its-not-your-heart-that-r_b_5673477.html (YOUR GUT IS IN CHARGE
"Knowledge of the vagus nerve completely flips the idea that the brain is in...
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Reduce Stress: Calm Down, Be Happier With These Anxiety-Reducing Tips - Huffington Post

Reduce Stress: Calm Down, Be Happier With These Anxiety-Reducing Tips - Huffington Post | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Reduce Stress: Calm Down, Be Happier With These Anxiety-Reducing Tips Huffington Post ... calmer than those fed bacteria-free meals.
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Mom Blames Nerve Stimulator for Death - Courthouse News Service

Mom Blames Nerve Stimulator for Death Courthouse News Service Holmes says her daughter underwent surgery at University of Chicago Hospital in 2010, "to replace her existing vagus nerve stimulator with a new vagus nerve stimulator Therapy Demipulse...
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Studies Shown Vagus Nerve Stimulation Affects Serotonin | math ...

Studies Shown Vagus Nerve Stimulation Affects Serotonin | math ... | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Studies Shown Vagus Nerve Stimulation Affects Serotonin. Brain Stimulation on Src Parkinsonindia Org Src Parkinsonindia Org. Brain Stimulation on Friel Ph D Division Of Brain Stimulation Therapeutic Modulation Friel Ph D ...
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Cognitive impairment in ME/CFS linked to reduced vagus nerve control of heart ... - ProHealth

Cognitive impairment in ME/CFS linked to reduced vagus nerve control of heart ... - ProHealth | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Cognitive impairment in ME/CFS linked to reduced vagus nerve control of heart ...ProHealthCognitive impairment in ME/CFS linked to reduced vagus nerve control of heart rate. (1 votes). ProHealth.com • November 15, 2012.
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Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Rheumatoid Arthritis | Medical ...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Rheumatoid Arthritis | Medical ... | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Interview with Anthony Arnold, CEO of SetPoint Medical. SetPoint Medical is dedicated to treating patients with debilitating inflammatory diseases, such as Crohn's Disease ...
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moody? flat? it could be your leaky gut | Sarah Wilson

moody? flat? it could be your leaky gut | Sarah Wilson | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
These two nervous systems later connect via a cable called the vagus nerve – the longest of all the cranial nerves. Vegus means “wandering” and it meanders (all across your torso) from the brain stem, through the neck, and ...
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The Basics of Western Medicine Drugs: Part II - Acupuncture Today

The Basics of Western Medicine Drugs: Part IIAcupuncture TodayDedicated cardiac branches of the Vagus nerve impart parasympathetic control of the heart, slowing the heart and diminishing the force of contraction to rest it as much as possible.
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The Healing Power of Touch | Droge Clinic

called Pacinian corpuscles send signals to the vagus nerve, which then slows the heart rate and lowers blood pressure, a trademark “rest and relax” response. Receiving pleasant touch also decreases levels of the stress ...
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The Mixed Blessing of a Broken Heart « The Committed Parent

The Mixed Blessing of a Broken Heart « The Committed Parent | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
In response to danger our sympathetic nervous system takes control and supports metabolic activity for fight or flight. Then, if that doesn't help us begin to feel safe, we recruit the ancient unmyelinated vagus (nerve) and ...
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A Gut Check for Many Ailments | Health-e-Solutions

A Gut Check for Many Ailments | Health-e-Solutions | Health and the Vagus Nerve | Scoop.it
The small intestine alone has 100 million neurons, roughly equal to the amount found in the spinal cord, says Michael Gershon, a professor at Columbia University. The vagus nerve, which stretches down from the brainstem, ...
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