Vagus Nerve

Just been reading an article about the vagus nerve. Wanted to share with you all. In  yoga we do all sorts of things which help tone the vagus nerve and the article is very applicable to everyone, especially yoga students.

 

Take a deep breath. Hug a friend. Reach for the ceiling and stretch your limbs. Each of these simple acts bestows a sense of calm and comfort. And each works its soothing magic in part by activating a complicated system of nerves that connects the brain to the heart, the gut, the immune system, and many of the organs. That system is known collectively as the vagus nerve.

https://elemental.medium.com/science-confirms-that-the-vagus-nerve-is-key-to-well-being-c23fab90e211

So next time your doing some yoga spare a litt;e thought for the vagus nerve and it’s impact to health.

Image taken from: https://www.powerofpositivity.com/vagus-nerve-key-health/

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