The Vagus nerve is the longest of the cranial nerves and controls your inner nerve center — the parasympathetic nervous system. As part of the autonomic nervous system that runs through the entire body, this nerve sends messages between the brain and various systems and body parts. Ear seeds are...What Are Ear Seeds and Auricular Acupressure? When we think about reducing the discomfort associated with PMS, you probably won’t think about your ears, or that they’ll be able to help in any way. However, ear seeds — small metal studs used to stimulate pressure points on the ear — can help eas...Many of us are aware that stress and sleep are closely linked, with the lack of proper rest becoming an increasing problem in the country. According to the Sleep Foundation, nearly one-third of adult Americans get an inadequate amount of sleep, and there are even estimates from the CDC that say n...