The Secret to Great Vagal Tone
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Natural Methods to Try
There are several natural methods to activate your Vagus Nerve. Here are some simple suggestions
Yoga is not just great exercise for the body but also very effective for the mind. The breathing control works the vagus nerve.Future blog post link
When we gargle water the throat muscle activity naturally stimulates both branches of the vagus nerve in the laryngeal branches. Use salty water for an additional anti-bacterial benefit.
Laughter really can be a great medicine. When we laugh - I mean really laugh, we exercise our vagus nerve from the belly up. Future blog post link
Cold showers are an excellent way to restore lost vagal tone. It doesn't need to be the whole shower - just hit yourself with cold for at least 1 minute at the start, middle or end.
Slow, deep, belly breathing is an indicator of rest and a great way to activate the vagus nerve. Practice deliberate breathing when you have a few minutes to spare.Future blog post link
Chanting & Humming
Chanting involves activity of the laryngeal muscle which will in turn activate the vagus nerve. The tone of the chant or hum will determine the frequency of stimulation - with the Hindu chant "om" considered godly.
Extreme Cold Dip
Now that you are accustomed to cold showers it's time for an extreme cold dip. If you can condition your body to breathe through this, your vagus nerve will become very strong.Future blog post link
Gently massaging the tragus and cymba conchae areas of the ear can trigger a mild vagus nerve response.
New Technology Method
If you are looking for a faster and easier (and warmer) method of Vagus Nerve Stimulation then consider trying a tVNS Stimulator