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What Are the Benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation?

vagus nerve Mar 26, 2021

While it's entirely possible to focus too much attention on the things that can wrong when the Vagus Nerve is not working very well, that's an important part of the learning process for many who just have no clue.

 
However, in the spirit of balance, I want to share what the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation can be.
 
What Type of Stimulation?
 
I first want to clarify what I mean by saying, "Stimulation."
 
By stimulation I mean any form of direct stimulation on top of the Vagus Nerve. This could be from a surgically implanted Vagus Nerve Stimulator, or it could be from something that is a non-invasive hand-held device. Either utilizing high-frequency vibration or electrical stimulation.
 
What Do You Mean by Benefits?
 
Benefits refer to anything that is relieving, taking away an unpleasant sensation or symptom, and/or producing an unintended outcome that the subject appreciates and is helped by.
 
These will be from both an objective (blood...
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