Author Topic: The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya  (Read 791 times)

Offline psychegram

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This article seems like it might be relevant.

_http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/05/20/the-vegus-nerve-and-the-healing-promise-of-the-sudarshan-kriya/

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At the center of our bodies resides a long, sinewy nerve that extends all the way from our medullas down through our chests to beyond our stomachs. This nerve, known as the Vagus Nerve, happens to be at a most fascinating intersection, not only between our two physical nervous systems (our central and autonomic nervous systems) but also between our conscious minds and subconscious minds. As such, it also acts as a bridge between our gross bodies and our subtle bodies. And it’s a nerve probably 99% of the population have never heard of nor even have a clue where it’s located. And yet the Vagus Nerve (ironically pronounced the exact same way as sin city itself, Las Vegas) may be the single most relevant organ in our body relative to our peace of mind and happiness.

Research indicates that a healthy vagus nerve is vital in experiencing empathy and fostering social bonding, and it is crucial to our ability to observe, perceive, and make complex decisions. Tests have revealed that people with impaired vagal activity have also been diagnosed with depression, panic disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, panic disorders, violent mood swings, fibromyalgia, early Alzheimer’s and obesity. Given the state of society today and the vast array of dis-eases associated with unhealthy Vagus Nerves, it doesn’t take a medical doctor to conclude that by healing our collective Vagus Nerves, we can heal a lot of societies woes.

Scientists have discovered that artificial Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), through electrical impulses via a surgically implanted pacemaker like device, shows promising results in reducing depression, anxieties and even conditions such as epilepsy and obesity. VNS has also shown positive effects in promoting weight-loss as the signals to the brain of ‘fullness’ are more easily transmitted. But what if there were a less intrusive and more natural way to stimulate and heal the Vagus Nerve?

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Re: The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2013, 08:31:26 AM »
Hi Psychegram, 

Sudarshan Kriya has been discussed before in these sessions
Session 7 March 2009
Session 20 June 2009

   The EE program developed subsequently and it does a better job stimulating the vagus nerve.
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Re: The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2013, 04:36:12 PM »
Hi Psychegram, 

Sudarshan Kriya has been discussed before in these sessions
Session 7 March 2009
Session 20 June 2009

   The EE program developed subsequently and it does a better job stimulating the vagus nerve.

Well, yes, of course. I came across those sessions when searching to see if the article had been submitted. I was thinking of this as a SOTT article with precisely the note that you mentioned appended. The value is mostly in it's detailed description of how and why VNS works.

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Re: The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2014, 02:14:51 PM »
I thought this article could be published with a comment regarding the fast breathing done in Sudarshan Kriya, but I also think this can be viewed as a direct attack to the AoL people and we don't want that, right?

It is true that the article says interesting things about the Vagus Nerve and the breathing exercises, but so do others which don't promote this specific technique.
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