Vagus Nerve Support™

Soothing Digestive Aid 

 

  • Encourages Normal GI Motility
  • Promotes Proper pH for Optimal Digestion
  • Enhances Small Intestine Bacterial Balance
  • Formulated for Sensitive Digestive Tracts

Vagus Nerve Support Soothing Digestive Aid For Optimized Digestion

Vagus Nerve Support Soothing Digestive Aid supports digestion by helping your body establish proper stomach acid levels, a function normally under control of your vagus nerve. This improves both digestion and nutrient absorption.  

 

Poor Vagus Nerve Function Contributes to Low Stomach Acid

A critical function of your vagus nerve is to tell your stomach when to increase stomach acid production. When the vagus nerve is not working optimally for any reason (nerve damage, inflammation, low acetylcholine, for example) an insufficient amount of stomach acid is produced. This condition is called “hypochlorhydria” and can result in poor digestion and poor absorption of key nutrients. You may be eating a nutrient-rich diet, but if your vagus nerve is not working optimally, your body does not benefit from your dietary efforts.

Apple Cider Vinegar and Ginger for Sensitive Digestive Tracts

Vagus Nerve Support Soothing Digestive Aid provides Apple Cider Vinegar (acetic acid) to assist in lowering your pH (creating the necessary acidic environment for proper digestion). The added ginger is soothing to the digestive tract, helps alleviate nausea that can occur with suboptimal digestion, and increases gastric motility (which also depends upon vagus nerve function).

Why is Our Apple Cider Vinegar Better?

The apple cider vinegar in Vagus Nerve Support™ Soothing Digestive Aid is the highest concentration available – 35% acetic acid (apple cider vinegar). When comparing labels, you need to look beyond milligrams. Our apple cider vinegar capsules contain 400mg of 35% acetic acid – a much higher concentration than the majority of products on the market.

This higher concentration of acetic acid is tolerated by even the most sensitive digestive tracts with the addition of ginger.  

OUR INGREDIENTS

Vagus Nerve Support Soothing Digestive Aid contains only the highest quality ingredients clinically proven to be beneficial.

35% Apple Cider Vinegar
is a form of acetic acid that is well tolerated by the stomach lining. When taken with food, apple cider vinegar increases acidity in the stomach needed for proper digestion. When taken in capsule form, the esophagus is not exposed to the acid but instead, it is released in the stomach where it is needed.

Ginger Root Extract
(Zingeber Officinale)  encourages normal digestive motility (movement of stool through the digestive tract). Motility is necessary to help maintain the proper balance of bacteria which minimizes abnormal gas production and bloating. Ginger root extract also protects the delicate stomach lining from the introduction of acid, necessary for proper digestion.

   

Why You Shouldn’t Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is acidic (this is one reason it’s effective to boost stomach acid). Acid is not meant to go into the throat (the esophagus). If we drink apple cider vinegar, we are exposing the delicate esophagus to acid. This can cause erosions of the esophagus (“GERD”) and activation of some inflammatory cells (such as eosinophils). Instead, we recommend putting the apple cider vinegar in a capsule, so that the acid goes into the stomach where it belongs, and stays off of the delicate esophagus.

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How Does Stomach Acid Help You?

  • Breaks Down Proteins and Lipids: allowing you to absorb nutrients from these foods
  • Allows Proper Calcium Absorption: important for bone development 
  • Iron Absorption: normal stomach acid production is necessary to avoid anemia resulting from low iron levels
  • Vitamin B Absorption: Stomach acid essential for optimal B vitamin absorption
  • Gut Flora Bacteria Regulation: Stomach acid prevents the overgrowth or imbalance of bacteria in the stomach

Additional Benefits of Vagus Nerve Support™ Soothing Digestive Aid

The ingredients in Vagus Nerve Support™ Soothing Digestive Aid have been clinically proven to help numerous aspects of health.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar is a powerful antioxidant: When vagus nerve functioning is not optimal, inflammation and oxidation occur. Apple Cider Vinegar is a source of dietary polyphenols – compounds synthesized by plants to defend against damaging oxidation.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar has antiglycemic properties: Apple Cider Vinegar can reduce blood sugar in both healthy and diabetic patients when ingesting carbohydrates.
  • Proper pancreatic function: Appropriate stomach acid levels stimulate the pancreas and small intestine to produce digestive enzymes, needed for complete digestion of proteins and absorption of key nutrients.
  • Ginger is very soothing to the digestive tract: When the vagus nerve is not functioning optimally, inflammation can increase resulting in irritation of the digestive tract.
  • Ginger is helpful in reducing nausea and vomiting: (including nausea after surgery and during pregnancy).
  • Ginger helps protect the stomach: from ulcers when the stomach is exposed to aspirin.
  • Ginger increases gastric motility: (movement of food/stool through the digestive tract) – this can help with nausea.
  • Ginger extract possesses antioxidative characteristics: Ginger can scavenge superoxide anion and hydroxyl radicals, critical in chronic inflammation.
  • Ginger reduces numerous aspects of inflammation.
  • Ginger improves circulation: Ginger has anti-platelet qualities which allow the blood to flow more freely.

Vagus Nerve Support™ Soothing Digestive Aid

When your vagus nerve is not functioning optimally, your stomach acid production can be suboptimal, resulting in poor digestion and poor absorption of key nutrients. The result can be symptoms of digestive discomfort such as bloating, gas and feeling full too soon. When key nutrients are not properly absorbed, symptoms of most any vitamin deficiency can occur – including fatigue, weakness, numbness, tingling, twitches, and pain.

 

Vagus Nerve Support™ Soothing Digestive Aid gently and safely supports proper stomach acid production and GI motility.

Great for my Raw Throat

I used to take two tablespoons a day of the liquid Apple Cider Vinegar. I thought I was low in stomach acid, but never considered how drinking acid could be bad for me (crazy, right)? I also hated the taste and dreaded drinking it. These capsules have been AWESOME! I take three a day and it is soooo much better than swallowing apple cider vinegar! Plus, it seems to work really well with my gastroparesis and constipation issues.

~ Susan G.

A Big Boost to My Digestion

I had abdominal surgery a few years ago that cut my vagus nerve. It took a long time for doctors to figure out why it was so hard for me to digest food. Meanwhile, I was miserable! Finally, my doctor figured it out and said I didn’t have enough stomach acid and recommended the Vagus Nerve Support™ supplements. This Soothing Digestive Aid has been GREAT! He recommended these capsules and he was right. I’m now able to digest food normally and I don’t have that miserable bloated feeling after eating. I plan to reorder these.

~ Ken F.

Best Way to Reset My Digestive Tract I’ve Found

I was on antibiotics for a long time and my stomach got all messed up. I had everything from bloating, to pain and gas. I tried Betaine HCl, but the pain was horrible! I can handle these capsules, though. It’s the good stuff, I keep ordering it and my gut is so much less sensitive now. I can even drink coffee again! I’m so happy about that!

~ Luisa T.

Best digestive aid I have tried

I’ve been taking The Soothing Digestive Aid for at least 6 months now. Of all the supplements I’ve used to improve my digestion it works the best. I take 1 capsule at the beginning of each meal. The important part is remembering to take some pills with me when I eat out. I can tell the difference when I don’t have it.

~ Jen W.

A Big Boost to My Digestion

I had abominal surgery a few years ago that cut my vagus nerve. It took a long time for doctors to figure out why it was so hard for me to digest food. Finally, my doctor figured it out and said I didn’t have enough stomach acid. He recommended these capsules and he was right. I’m now able to digest food normally and I don’t have that miserable bloated feelling after eating. I plan to reorder these.

~ Ken F.

It’s Helped Me so Much With My Gout

My gout flares up on a pretty regular basis. I take so many pills I was glad to see that people are doing well with only taking these with meals. This is the best digestive aid on the market. Since I rely so much on apple cider vinegar to help with my gout I’ve researched them all and this one is the best. The added ginger also makes it easy to take. I’ve not had any problems taking this one.

~ Cindy N.

Gentle and Safe Ingredients

Vagus Nerve Support Soothing Digestive Aid is thoroughly tested to be both gentle and effective. It is free from gluten, corn, salt, sucrose, starch, nuts, yeast, artificial flavors or colors.

All ingredients have been tested by the FDA and have been found to be “Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS)”. In addition, our manufacturing facilities are strictly audited for compliance with Good Manufacturing Policies (GMP’s).

All ingredients are carefully processed to preserve chemical complexity, ensure purity, and maintain efficacy. We test every batch to ensure each and every bottle is pure and free from contaminants. You can be sure you are receiving the best in nutritional supplementation.

Money Back Guarantee

TJ Nutrition’s goal is 100% customer satisfaction – which is why we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. If after 30 days you decide that Vagus Nerve Support Soothing Digestive Aid is not for you, we will gladly refund your money.