Ear Tickling

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 by
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Ear-stimulation-and-healthy-ageingScientists from the University of Leeds have found that daily stimulation of the vagus nerve leads to physiological and wellbeing improvements, including a better quality of life, mood and sleep. The #vagus nerve transmits information from the brain to organs around the body and plays a crucial role in the body’s autonomic nervous system. The ear can act as a gateway to the nervous system with a small branch of the vagus nerve being stimulated via a section of the outer ear.