Stress and the Vagus Nerve

Performance anxiety, panic attacks and sensitivities to smells may all stem from the same issue-vagus nerve disengagement. The vagus nerve, or the 10th cranial nerve, is the longest nerve in the body. It runs from the hypothalamus area of your brain, and goes through the throat, thorax, , chest, diaphragm, abdomen, and intestines. The vagus…