Episode 6

Healing After a Brain Injury and Tips for Protecting your Brain

With Dr. Titus Chiu

You’re yawning! What does that mean to your brain? Are you bored? Are you tired? Dr. Titus Chiu, a functional neurologist and one of our Broken Brain experts, says yawning is an indication that it’s time for a mini-break.

In this sixth episode of The Broken Brain Podcast, Executive Producer of Broken Brain and podcast host, Dhru Purohit, talks to our friend Dr. Chiu about his approach to brain health and recovery from brain injuries. You’ll hear about his personal story, what happens to your brain when it’s injured, why there is a gut-brain connection, which diet is best for brain health, and so much more.

If you are interested in learning about the best approach to healing after a brain injury, or just how to protect your brain in day-to-day life, check out this informative podcast.

PS: Find Dr. Titus Chiu online or download his new book Brain Save! to learn more about taking the best care of your brain.

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. Dr. Chiu’s life-changing accident
  2. What is Root Cause Neurology?
  3. The complexity of brain injuries
  4. Breakdown in neural networks
  5. Diet and brain repair
  6. How to give your brain a break
  7. Sports and brain injuries
  8. Neuroinflammation and the gut-brain connection
  9. Tips for protecting your brain
  10. High-tech and low-tech healing modalities
  11. Diet for brain health
  12. Dr. Chiu’s book Brain Save! and where to find him


Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Dhru Purohit Podcast, a top 30 health podcast with over 30 million downloads. His interviews focus on the inner workings of the brain and the body and feature the brightest minds in wellness, medicine, and mindset.

Dhru Purohit is also a serial entrepreneur and investor in the health and wellness industry.

Dr. Titus Chiu

Dr. Chiu is a bestselling author, speaker, and Functional Neurologist on a mission to transform the face of healthcare for the 1 billion people around the world suffering from brain and mental disorders.
Dr. Chiu is the co-founder and clinical director of KOBA family wellness, a Functional Medicine center located in Berkeley, California that specializes in helping people struggling with post-concussion syndrome, early Alzheimer’s and other chronic neurological conditions get well and stay well.
He is the bestselling author of BrainSAVE! The 6-Week Plan to Heal Your Brain from Concussions, Brain Injuries & Trauma, that was just released on amazon.

But before he was a doctor and able to help others, Dr. Chiu struggled
with many vague health issues himself: mild depression, lack of motivation,
low energy, brain fog and was constantly getting sick. The breaking point
was after he got into a horrible car accident that nearly cost him his life.
Although he survived, he suffered a concussion, was left in chronic pain
and unable to do all the things that he loved. He tried everything–
conventional medicine, physical therapy, painkillers but nothing worked. It
wasn’t until he discovered natural medicine– and addressed the root cause
for all his symptoms– that he finally began to heal. And one of the darkest
times in his life turned out to be a blessing in disguise and led him to his

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