- Breathe deep. Breathing exercises are often recommended when it comes to stress and anxiety, and here’s another great reason to give it a try.
- Sing it out.
- Cold water immersion.
- Listen to ASMR.
- Connect with others.
How can I strengthen my vagus nerve?
- Breathe more slowly (aim for six breaths per minute).
- Breathe more deeply, from the belly. Think about expanding your abdomen and widening your rib cage as you inhale.
- Exhale longer than you inhale.
Are vagus nerve exercises real?
Scientific evidence for the purported benefits of these vagus nerve exercises, activations, and resets is inconsistent and sparse. However, there are a growing number of studies which do support vagus nerve stimulation via electrical impulses as a treatment for a variety of conditions.
How do you reset vagus nerve?
Some of the most popular ones feature simple hacks to “tone” or “reset” the vagus nerve, in which people plunge their faces into ice water baths or lie on their backs with ice packs on their chests. There are also neck and ear massages, eye exercises and deep-breathing techniques.