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vagus nerve stimulation fitness recovery
CategoriesVagus Nerve 101

Fight or Flight vs. Rest & Recovery: How Truvaga Reshapes Workouts

For some of us, getting off the couch and saddling up on a dusty beach cruiser for the first time…

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gut-brain connection
CategoriesVagus Nerve 101

That Gut Feeling: Exploring the Gut-Brain Connection’s Impact on Mood

It sounds like the plot of a sci-fi B movie: there’s a tiny brain in your gut talking to the…

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CategoriesVagus Nerve 101

Why Vagal Tone Could Be the Key to Finding Balance in Your Life

Maybe you have an audiophile in your life who owns a stereo system that likely costs more than your car…

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stress toolkit
CategoriesTips & Tricks

What’s In Your Stress Toolkit?

It’s not novel: the idea of a toolkit as more than a means of securing literal nuts and bolts, but…

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stress awareness month
CategoriesWellness

Make the Vagus Nerve the Focus of National Stress Awareness Month

Disembodied Voice from the Sky: “Are you aware of stress?” Everyone: “Yes, very aware!” Disembodied Voice from the Sky: “Well,…

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CategoriesWellness

How Did You Sleep Last Night? 

Ever notice how the question, ‘How did you sleep last night?’ often prompts a reflexive ‘fine’ response without much thought…

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TENS Units
CategoriesVagus Nerve 101

Understanding the Risks: Why TENS Units Aren’t Recommended for Vagus Nerve Stimulation

If you’re venturing into the world of vagus nerve stimulation, chances are you’ve encountered transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) along…

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CategoriesInspiration

Love’s Secret Sauce

Valentine’s Day is a great time to remind ourselves about the importance of relationships in our lives, romantic or with…

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keeping resolutions
CategoriesInspiration

The Secret to Keeping Your Wellness Resolutions

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time for self-reflection, but let’s shift the narrative from self-criticism to…

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New Year Wellness Resolutions
CategoriesInspiration

Top 10 Wellness Resolutions for 2024

In the spirit of self-improvement for the new year, here are the top ten wellness resolutions to consider, including Vagus…

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burnout
CategoriesWellness

How to Prevent Burnout by Setting Good Habits

If you are feeling drained and on the verge of utter exhaustion from life’s demands, you are not alone. Welcome…

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brain fog
CategoriesWellness

Unlocking Clarity: How to End Brain Fog and Boost Brain Health

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, mental sluggishness can sneak up on us, casting a fog over…

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How Do You Realize Your Body Is Stuck In Fight or Flight
CategoriesWellness

How Do You Realize Your Body Is Stuck In Fight or Flight?

Our fight or flight response is an evolutionary mechanism that protects us from danger. Your nervous system temporarily increases your…

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athletic performance
CategoriesWellness

Elevate Your Game: The Vagus Nerve’s Impact on Athletic Performance

You’re on the path to unlocking your athletic potential, and guess what? Your secret weapon is closer than you think…

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What is your body telling you
CategoriesWellness

What is Your Body Telling You?

In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily…

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CategoriesInspiration

Mastering the Art of Self-Care: How to Prioritize Your Well-Being

It’s not selfish or indulgent to practice self-care. In fact, it’s necessary to maintain a healthy, happy, and fulfilling life.…

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nervous-system-regulation
CategoriesWellness

Nervous System Regulation: Five Unexpected Benefits

Do you find yourself constantly catching a cold, frequently overwhelmed and exhausted, or having difficulty concentrating? These can be some…

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The science behind survival mode
CategoriesWellness

The Science Behind Survival Mode

What it is and How to Get Out of it You are not lazy, unmotivated, or stuck. You’ve likely been…

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How to Focus in a Fragmented World
CategoriesWellness

How to Focus in a Fragmented World

It’s an all-too-common problem. You promise yourself that you’ll get the #1 priority on your to-do list done, no matter…

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sleep like a baby
CategoriesWellness

Sleep Like a Baby

We’ve all heard the expression, “Sleep like a baby.” For those of us who are parents, we know that it’s…

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CategoriesWellness

How to Manage Stress

Stress is a natural response to a perceived threat or challenge. It can be both positive and negative and affects…

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the hidden impact of stress on health
CategoriesWellness

The Hidden Effects of Stress on Your Health

Long before the late writer Michael Crichton wrote the blockbuster Jurassic Park, he was a medical student in Boston. His…

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