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There are several natural methods to activate your Vagus Nerve. Here are some simple suggestions
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Natural Methods to Try

There are several natural methods to activate your Vagus Nerve. Here are some simple suggestions


Fantastic allrounder 10/10
Yoga is not just great exercise for the body but also very effective for the mind. The breathing control works the vagus nerve.
Yoga Breathing
Gargling to Activate Vagus Nerve


Easy to do, but don't expect miracles 5/10
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.


Laught with someone - 10/10,  Laugh at someone - 7/10
Laughter really can be a great medicine. When we laugh - I mean really laugh, we exercise our vagus nerve  from the belly up. 
Laughter Best Medicine
Cold Shower Vagal Response

Cold Showers

And think of the energy savings too - 9/10
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.

Deliberate Breathing

Easy to learn, easy to do - 8/10
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.
Deliberate Breathing
Vagal Chanting

Chanting & Humming

Not for everyone - 6/10
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

Enjoy it if you can - 8/10
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.
Extreme Cold Vagus Nerve Activation
Vagus Ear Massage

Ear Massage

Popular in the past - 6/10
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

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