In today’s episode, Dr. Titus Chiu gives his insight into brain optimization. After suffering from a concussion after a car accident, Dr. Titus slowly began to experience the reality of long term trauma to the brain. What he learned not only can help survivors of various traumas but can help you optimize your own brain for peak performance. 


He reviews the many tools available today that enhance brain function. In addition, Dr. Titus teaches you how to naturally sooth your vagus nerve using simple techniques you can perform at home. 


Finding balance is a key point of today’s discussion. Dr.Titus guides us through his perspective on everything from biohacking to simple daily habits to promote balance on your journey to brain optimization.


Be sure to tune in to this week’s episode. 


Key Takeaways:

[6:40] Concussed: Developing Brain Fog and Excessive worry 

[9:17] Inflammation: Long term effects of brain trauma  

[13:44]Leaky blood brain barrier 

[17:30] Mental Emotional stress can trigger Leaky Blood Brain Barrier  

[20:00] Habits that can lead can negatively affect our brain health 

[23:30] Entrepreneurs and ADHD 

[29:00] Working out to gain more focus 

[31:00] Emerging Consciousness of  nootropics: Brain – Body – Being 

[34:45] Brain Optimization Tips: Vagus nerve, activating the default mode network 

[43:15] Daily Habits:Gratitude, Hormetic Stressors and Finding Balance…

[46:05] Bio-Hacking tools 

[48:36] Making sure my health is a priority 



Activate your Vagus Nerve


Memorable Quotes:

“There’s that physical trauma that happens and, like I said, it doesn’t even have to be to your head, but that triggers a secondary insult we call a chemical trauma.”  [9:53] 

– Dr.Titus Chiu


“Even things like gut or digestive imbalance can lead to a leaky brain.”  [16:06] 

– Dr.Titus Chiu


“Our number one purpose of our brain is to help us navigate the physical world.”  [28:15]

– Dr.Titus Chiu


“When you create that space where we’re not focused on goal-oriented behaviors, that’s where a lot of the insights and a lot of things start to fall into place.” [37:01]
– Dr. Titus Chiu