Vagus nerve

What is Vagus nerve?

It is the tenth cranial nerve.The vagus nerve supplies motor parasympathetic fibers to all the organs except the suprarenal (adrenal) glands, from the neck down to the second segment of the transverse colon. The vagus also controls a few skeletal muscles.

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What are the symptoms of vagus nerve damage in the abdomen? I fainted 2 weeks ago. Woke up with chest tightening, got dizzy and fainted in the...

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Not a neurological disorder

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It isn't common that the damage of vagus nerve comes will your symptoms
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I had an MRI that showed the following; foraminal narrowing of the c2-c3, C4 , c5,c6,c7, disc bulge at c5-6, as well as disc bulge at C7-T1. I have...

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No.

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I have been getting sick for almost 2 years ( day every week) bring up mucus, extra salivation etc. Doctors can't work out why as all tests come...

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Yes, most likely vagus nerve dysfunctional.

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