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Happy Bones, Happy Life

Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Navaz Habib, is a Doctor of Chiropractic and Functional Medicine Practitioner who empowers his clients to dig a little deeper and find the answers to what is holding back their health, affecting their energy and productivity.

Dr. Habib’s book “Activate Your Vagus Nerve” is a simple to follow guide to help you identify and address a major missing piece in patients dealing with chronic health concerns such as anxiety and depression. He works with entrepreneurs, executives and professional athletes who want to take their health to a new level, allowing them to impact and serve more people. 

In this episode, Dr. Habib walks us through the importance of the vagus nerve for our bones and overall health. You’ll learn simple yet powerful techniques to improve the function of the vagus nerve to reduce inflammation and brain fog, improve gut health, and much more. Learn all about this overlooked nerve and how it may be a root cause of your health challenges and what you can do to take control and upgrade your health.


Time Stamps:

  • 00:55 – Who is Dr. Habib?
  • 02:48 – What is the vagus nerve?
  • 07:30 – The impact of vagus nerve on the body’s inflammation
  • 10:00 – How breathing can affect the vagus nerve
  • 14:17 – Correlation of the vagus nerve to the gut health
  • 16:52 – How boosting your diet will improve your bone health
  • 21:15 – “Heart rate variability (HRV) is the best way to see if your vagus nerve is working correctly or not” – Dr. Navaz Habib
  • 24:00 – How knowing your HRV can be vital for your recovery
  • 25:34 – Parasympathetic nervous system vs sympathetic nervous system
  • 28:13 – “If we can control our breath and really learn to breathe correctly we can have complete control of our body’s response to stress” – Dr. Navaz Habib
  • 30:27 – Simple tools to improve the function of the vagus nerve

DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.