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What happens in vagus does NOT stay in vagus

The Vagus Nerve branchesYou may have never even heard of this busy little messenger, but your vagus nerve is working full time. Its influence is shaping your perception constantly. Recent research has uncovered specific opportunities to capitalize on its mechanism, as this article explains in Psychology Today.

“Stimulation of the vagus nerve might be able to speed up the process by which people with PTSD can learn to reassociate a non-threatening stimuli which triggers anxiety with a neutral and non-traumatic experience.”

And guess which ancient yoga practice has a long-standing relationship with this fascinating feedback loop? That’s right…kundalini yoga! Get to know your vagus nerve! See you in class.