42 – Balancing the Brain with Dr. Titus Chiu
42 - Balancing the Brain with Dr. Titus Chiu
Tips to Help You NOT Blame Your Child with ADHD

Did you know brain symptoms are messengers of underlying imbalances in the neural networks that make up the brain? Balancing the brain is possible using simple at-home brain training exercises, and the most important first step is getting to the underlying root cause of brain symptoms.

Functional Neurologist, Dr. Titus Chiu, joins us on this episode of the Soaring Child podcast and shares some simple at-home exercises families can begin using today that can make a big difference.

Dr. Titus Chiu is a number one best-selling author, award-winning international speaker, and functional neurologist that specializes in natural brain health solutions. Dr. Chiu empowers people with the holistic tools, tips, and cutting edge resources needed to heal their brains and unlock their fullest potential.

 Show Notes

Key Takeaways

[3:18] What is a functional neurologist, and how does it differ from a conventional medical neurologist?

[12:52] The 3 pillars of brain health

[14:59] 2 ways to support the physical pillar of brain health

[18:00] The top-down approach versus the bottom-up approach to supporting brain health

[19:08] Importance of recess for children

[24:04] Simple sensory and movement-based exercises that can support brain health

[30:00] The difference between normal and optimal

[39:21] Electroceuticals

[40:55] Possible reasons some of the exercises mentioned might not have worked in the past


Memorable Quotes

“I’m always trying to answer the question, ‘Why? Why do they have these symptoms?’”

“There are these really subtle findings…As a functional neurologist, I really explore those nuances. And those almost always are the keys to why that kid is having those symptoms in the first place.” 

“We might do very similar tests, between what a functional neurologist does and what a medical neurologist does, but the way I interpret it makes all the difference…The second biggest difference is the treatments.” 

“With functional neurology, honestly, the sky’s the limit with the tools.” 

“To really get to the root cause and heal the brain naturally, you have to look at the brain holistically in what I call the 3 pillars of brain health: the physical, chemical, and emotional.”

“One of the number one missing pieces I see when it comes to ADD or ADHD or even just brain health in general is the physical pillar of brain health.” 

“Each of the different pillars respond to different intervention or therapy.” 

“How can we expect a child to think and reflect on their behavior…when they don’t have the actual bandwidth to do so? They don’t have the building blocks.” 

“The number one intervention was recess. The more kids have time to go outside and play…that’s what actually grew their brain cells so they then had the capacity and bandwidth to sit down and focus in math class. ” 

“The number one reason why we have nervous system is to navigate the physical world.” 

“We can use the senses to intentionally identify the weak areas of the nervous system and then strengthen them with these different types of simple exercise.” 

“We’re not looking for normal or average. We’re looking for optimal.” 


How to Connect with Dr. Titus Chiu

Website: https://www.brainsave.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drtituschiu/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrTitusChiu/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwv7hKzOcNjmaN7Xxk8f3FA


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