Researchers have been fascinated by the power of the vagus nerve for centuries. The "wandering vagus nerve" ventures from the brain into the abdomen, touching and feed-backing information to the brain from just about every organ.
A cross section of a bundle of nerve fibers. Axons (orange) are wrapped in myelin (purple); an extension of the membrane of glial cells. Myelin has high lipid content, and acts to insulate the axons, causing them to transmit nerve impulses much faster.
Cranial Nerves of the Pons and Midbrain Facial Nerve (Cranial Nerve VII) Components:SVE,GVE,SVA,GSA. The facial nerve is also a mixed nerve. It contains two types of motor components and two types of sensory components. Because this is the nerve of […]
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The Vagus nerve. Did you know that stimulation of this nerve triggers off all your digestive processes, helping you digest and absorb nutrients better and avoid bloating, reflux and indigestion. You can trigger it using bitter foods such as rocket or by d