Marijke De Couck


The role of the vagus nerve in cancer and other diseases.

Vagus nerve stimulation and breathing techniques to improve wellbeing and prognosis in cancer.

Physiological parameters (eg Heart Rate Variability) as objective markers for physical and mental wellbeing. The role of the parasympathetic nervous system and vagus nerve stimulation in cancer prognosis, pain, fatigue, burnout, stress.

The link between stress, burnout and musculoskeletal disorders.

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Research themes

Mental Health and Wellbeing