221: How to Calm Your Nervous System During Chaotic Moments with Dr. Navaz Habib

by neeta bhushan


Welcome friends to The Brave Table! In today’s episode, I’m joined by author and functional medicine practitioner, Dr. Navaz Habib as we delve into his book “Vagus Nerve Jumpstart,” and uncover the essential role of the vagus nerve in nurturing overall health and happiness.

Dr. Habib guides us through the intricate web connecting stress, inflammation, and our well-being, urging us to take a holistic view of our health journey. He’s all about getting to the root of issues rather than just patching up symptoms. Together, we explore tips to help manage stressors and reclaim our vitality. So grab a cup of chai, and join us at The Brave Table!

What you’ll get out of this episode… 

Importance of the vagus nerve in regulating the body

Chronic inflammatory, autoimmune disease and the link to excessive stress

Four major types of stress: daily, psychological, biochemical, and physical

Anatomy of the vagus nerve and its extensive connections

How the body responds to stressors and threats

Limitations of conventional medicine ion overall health

The importance of breaking the cycle of anxiety

Breathing techniques and their impact on overall health

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Connect with today’s guest, Dr. Navaz Habib




The Health Upgrade Podcast www.thehealthupgradepodcast.com  

The book “Vagus Nerve Jumpstart” www.vagusnervebook.com 

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Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries; researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.


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