Stimulating the "Gut-Brain" Connection
So today . . . let's finish the conversation about "stimulating" the "vagus nerve" for optimal health.
Yesterday . . . we spoke about "sighing" being a sign that the "vagus nerve" needs to be stimulated. And that's why the body takes automatic deep "sighs"
Well . . . if you are a "yawner" . . . this too stimulates this nerve.
Now yesterday . . . we also spoke about "stimulation" helping you feel calmer, more compassionate and clearer. And a healthy "vagal tone" . . . means emotional regulation, greater connection and better physical health.
So how can we stimulate the "vagus nerve" manually???
Well . . . things like coughing, gaging, cold water treatment, holding you knees against your chest or even practicing "mindfulness" will help in stimulating this important nerve to restore clear lines of communication between the brain and the gut.
Okay . . . so what else is good for a healthy "vagus nerve"???
Well . . . that would be . . .
Compliant "probiotics", B1, B6 and B12
And if you're looking for a juice to drink . . . that would be . . . "beetroot juice" due to containing calcium, magnesium and potassium
"Curcumin" directly activates the "vagus nerve" and promotes the release of "anti-inflammatory" neurotransmitter in the brain.
And finally . . . a fast way to stimulate this nerve is with . . . bitter tastes.