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What would the Symptoms of vagus nerve damage be like due to MS? Also where would they be found on an MRI? Would the lesions be in the c spine?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Alter body functions

controlled (heart, lungs, digestive tract & other organs within chest & abdomen) by 2-way communication via the vagus nerve, the 10th of the cranial (ones which do not go through the spinal cord, thus not within the spinal cord; C-spine vertebra) nerves.
Research vagus anatomy&physiology on Google. MRI best for soft tissue yet reveals very little of the fantastic complexity within what is imaged.

In brief: Alter body functions

controlled (heart, lungs, digestive tract & other organs within chest & abdomen) by 2-way communication via the vagus nerve, the 10th of the cranial (ones which do not go through the spinal cord, thus not within the spinal cord; C-spine vertebra) nerves.
Research vagus anatomy&physiology on Google. MRI best for soft tissue yet reveals very little of the fantastic complexity within what is imaged.
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