vagus nerve

  1. Shanti1

    How environmental factors may impact vagus nerve/brainstem/neuroinflammation in ME/CFS and LongCovid

    Dr. Michael VanElzakker and Dr. Amy Proal discuss vagus nerve to dorsal brainstem signaling and microglial activation (neuroinflammation). They further examine how environmental factors may impact this signaling in patients with ME/CFS and LongCovid.
  2. Shanti1

    The Role of the Vagus Nerve in Fibromyalgia Syndrome

    The Role of the Vagus Nerve in Fibromyalgia Syndrome Daniel F Martins 1, et al. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2021 Oct 25;S0149-7634(21)00463-2. PMID: 34710514 DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.10.021 Abstract Fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome is a common illness characterized by chronic widespread pain, sleep...
  3. Jwarrior77

    The Causes of ME/CFS, POTS, and Chronic Illness - A patients opinion

    This is my opinion on the causes of these illnesses coming from a patient who suffers from these conditions. My opinion is based on my own experience, research from the top scientists studying this, and also other patients such as Jeff Wood, Jen Brea, and others who have contributed a lot of...
  4. tango

    Microcurrent stimulation for Vagus nerve healing (vs TENS)

    Has anyone used a microcurrent stimulation device for vagus nerve therapy??? I have a TENS machine and ear clips and haven't seen results yet but maybe I am not using it with the right settings or need to give it more time. I am keen on tVNS but haven't had any improvement I belong to a...
  5. Ecoclimber

    Chronic fatigue syndrome from vagus nerve infection: psychoneuroimmunological hypothesis

    Chronic fatigue syndrome from vagus nerve infection: A psychoneuroimmunological hypothesis Available online 18 June 2013 Chronic fatigue syndrome from vagus nerve infection: A psychoneuroimmunological hypothesis Michael B. VanElzakker Tufts University Psychology, Massachusetts General...