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How Does the Vagus Nerve Convey Gut Instincts to the Brain?

Scientists in Switzerland recently identified how the vagus nerve conveys threatening “gut feelings” to the brain. Read More


I had a vagotomy in 1972. What are the adverse affects of this? I have constant hot flushes - every 10 minutes - for the last 5 years. Could this be the vagotomy rather than menopause? I also have digestive issues. IS this all from the vagotomy?

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Christopher Bergland is a world-class endurance athlete, coach, author, and political activist.


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