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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
20 years experience Neurology
Nerves in the neck: The vagal nerves, 1 on either side of the neck, control the vocal cords; the left vagal nerve also gives parasympathetic innervation to the heart. In ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
19 years experience General Surgery
Vagus: Interesting question. Symptoms of stimulation of the vagus nerve are not usually associated with anxiety. The vagus nerve has many functions and i w ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sheffield
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: It can stimulate the vagus but that is not common. Many times anxiety can feel like heartburn but it should be relatively easy to tell the difference ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
GERD: A rapid heart rate is not in general a part of gastroesophageal reflux disease syndrome. The vagus nerve does have a proximity to the area but is not ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Endothelial Problem: Heavy meals can cause the cells covering the interior wall of arteries to become sluggishly and sticky, a condition called endothelial dysfunction. Th ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Vagus nerve: Overactive stomach mainly.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're fine: I see that you are a first year medical student. Deviation of the uvula is a marker for a cranial nerve palsy, but when you eventually see it in real ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Vagal nerve: Slow heart rate is not due to a "disorder" of the vagal nerve it's due to a predominant vagal tone versus sympathetic tone . The prognosis is general ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
UNUSUAL: Lesions in the lower brainstem, medulla oblongata are rather rare, but if they do occur, one might encounter problems with speech, such as a dysphonia ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
No control: you could not control vagus nerve on your own it could be temporarily or permanently blocked or could be manipulated by electrical stimulation like a ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dipakkumar Pandya
28 years experience Neurology
None: No medication is avaialble to calm vagus nerve.Digestion should be evaluated for any issues

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