Advocates of dopamine fasting claim it can help curb addictive behaviors and make daily life more pleasurable. We explore the potential benefits of this new Silicon Valley trend.
Our Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) regulates 90% of our body outside of our conscious control, it’s our “operating system”, and it ensures that all of our systems, such as brain, circulation and digestion are regulated and fuelled to perform.
We have a natural variability in the spacing between our heart beats. This phenomenon is called heart rate variability, and HRV for short. It says a lot about our bodily systems, which is why athletes and health enthusiasts alike have been so interested in this, and why you should be too.
No other organ, perhaps no other object in human life, is as imbued with metaphor and meaning as the human heart. Over the course of history, the heart has been a symbol of our emotional lives. It was considered by many to be the seat of the soul, the repository of the emotions. The very word “emotion” stems in part from the French verb “émouvoir,” meaning “to stir up.” And perhaps it’s only logical that emotions would be linked to an organ characterized by its agitated movement.
In this review I’m going to be talking about the Neuvana Xen Vagus Nerve Stimulator, the latest consumer device to claim to reduce your stress and improve your wellbeing. I’ve been using this bad boy for 30 days now and I’ll be sharing my thoughts on whether it really delivers the benefits that it claims to give.