The vagus nerve

The parasympathetic Nervous System – Rest and Digest

The sympathetic Nervous system – Fight or Flight or Freeze

Two ways to activate parasympathetic nervous system controlled by the Vagus nerve –

  • Physical Movement ( Regular Excercise)
  • Social Connection ( Bonds of Safety )

Vagus nerve is one of 12 Cranial nerves. These nerves are for:

  • Sensory
  • Motor
  • Both. Vagus is an example of a nerve that regulates both sensory and Motor parts of our body.

Read more:

12 cranial nerves

What is Vagus nerve

Managing Stress

Don‘t fear the lion

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