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Vagus nerve

vagus nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) The vagus nerve enervates the gut (gastrointestinal tract), heart and larynx.

lesions of the tenth nerve usually result in a horse voice, but may also cause difficulty in swallowing or talking.

Synonym: cranial nerve X. A mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera.One of the cranial nerves in vertebrates found at the floor of the brain that controls many of the parameters involved in the parasympathetic nervous system. The lungs and vocal chords are also the responsibility of the vagus nerve when regarding the nerv.


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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
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... 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 ...

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by katrina43
Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:45 pm
 
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Hiccups as Erotic Stimuli

... 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 ...

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by SHISHKABOB
Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
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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
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... from you and apology for your sloppiness. The point is you have here a nerve that is going from the brain to the heart and back outside of the spine. ... can't be encased in bones" because it demonstrate why neither the vagus nerve nor the recurrent laryngeal nerve, that could both use the ...

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