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Stimulating the vagus nerve in the neck might help ease pain associated with PTSD

Stimulating the vagus nerve in the neck might help ease pain associated with PTSD | Veterans Affairs and Veterans News from HadIt.com | Scoop.it

Dr. Lerman especially wants to know how the emotional pain experience may be influenced by the vagus nerve, which runs down both sides of our necks from the brainstem to the abdomen. The vagus nerve also plays a critical role in maintaining heart rate, breathing rate, digestive tract movement and many other basic body functions ...

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