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Old 07-03-2005, 08:59 PM   #1
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Vagus Nerve?

Has anyone ever heard of someone having difficulty breathing and a rapid heart rate from an injured vagus nerve. If so, how does one injure this nerve? I have arthritis. I am at a loss trying to figure out what is happening. Could severe arthritis cause damage to this nerve?


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Old 07-06-2005, 08:10 PM   #2
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Re: Vagus Nerve?

I don't know anything about injuring the cagus nerve, but I remember hearing the term when I was disanosed with SVT, which is when your heartrate increases for no reason.
Sorry I can't be of much help, but maybe suggest SVT to your doctor.

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