Vagus Nerve Yoga: A Mind-Body Approach to Wellness

By
Dr. Arielle Schwartz
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The vagus nerve plays a central role in your emotional and physical health. The vagus nerve extends from the brainstem down into your stomach and intestines, enervating your heart and lungs, and connecting your throat and facial muscles. Therefore, any yoga practices that stimulate these areas of the body can have a profound influence on the tone of the vagus nerve.

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