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Vagus

vagus

(Science: anatomy) wandering; applied especially to the pneumogastric nerve.

The vagus, ore pneumogastric, nerve.

Origin: L, wandering.


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Re: Vagus Nerve

katrina - i think you should look into POTS - postural orthostatic tachacardia syndrome. the symptoms sound somewhat like what my daughter experiences. good luck!

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by kgaddi7
Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
Replies: 19
Views: 165594

Re: Vagus Nerve

... scare me. I am trying so hard to carry on as normal but it is so hard. When this all started in 2009 i did ask if there could be a problem with my vagus nerve but no doctor believes this to be the case. I am at my wits end as it is affecting my life massively. I only ever drive if i need to and ...

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by katrina43
Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
Replies: 19
Views: 165594

Hiccups as Erotic Stimuli

... of discussion. A little bit of online searching led me to discover that there is a connection between hiccuping and a nerve bundle called the vagus nerves, or something like that. But the problem here is that the hiccuping is coming from other people, not from my girlfriend. She gets hiccups ...

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by SHISHKABOB
Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hiccups as Erotic Stimuli
Replies: 1
Views: 1813

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Describe the effects of vagus nerve stimulation of the heart

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by tankdog25
Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:56 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: a an p
Replies: 1
Views: 684

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... relevant to Anna55 point, and much more so than just "all nerve can't be encased in bones" because it demonstrate why neither the vagus nerve nor the recurrent laryngeal nerve, that could both use the protection of the spine do not actually use it. And the reason is the history ...

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by Crucible
Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of the nervous system
Replies: 14
Views: 6839
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