Tag - vagus nerve and physical health

Massage Therapy and the Long Reach of the Vagus Nerve

From the links below, we learn that “the vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve that runs from the brain stem to the large intestine. It is appropriately named from the Latin work “vagus” which means “wandering” and is responsible for multiple functions of internal organs in the body.” As well, it plays a vital role in regulating your overall physical and mental wellbeing. Your vagus nerve helps control sensory and motor functions of the sympathetic system  (fight or flight [...]