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The Importance of the Vagus Nerve in Health and Well-Being

The Importance of the Vagus Nerve in Health and Well-Being

At the center of our bodies resides a long, wiry nerve called the vagus nerve. Scientists believe that vagus nerve stimulation can affect anxiety and depression, blood pressure and heart rate, as well as the function of digestive organs including the stomach, pancreas and the gallbladder.

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What is Your Quality of Breath — Did You Know You Could Be Starving Your Body of Oxygen?

Written by on August 29, 2016 in Health, Prevention with 4 Comments
What is Your Quality of Breath — Did You Know You Could Be Starving Your Body of Oxygen?

Did you know that your quality of breath can determine your quality of life?

Breathing correctly boosts the brain (it has even been shown to spark brain growth — especially in the elderly), invigorates the body and helps us to find clarity (especially when we find ourselves under stress or anxiety). Controlled breathing can even lower blood pressure and heart rate.

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