Updated: Oct 30
I am especially blown away by how many Long Covid & MECFS patients have autonomic nervous dysfunction or POTS. In fact, it is so striking I rarely see anyone with post-exertional malaise without POTS. Test for POTS.
The Vagus nerve is a giant nerve known as ‘the wandering nerve’. It ‘wanders’ from the brain into the organs in the neck, chest, and abdomen. A highway from the brain to the body and back. It’s the longest nerve in the body. And neglected in medicine.
Read more below on the effects of viruses on the vagus nerve and enteric nervous system. And Giraffes!