Episode 415: Autoimmune Neurology – an interview with Doctor Elena Frid


In this enlightening episode of the Tick Boot Camp Podcast, Dr. Elena Frid, a board-certified neurologist and neurophysiologist specializing in infection-induced autoimmune disorders, shares her expertise on the neurological and psychological aspects of Lyme disease, offering insights into why these are often the most misunderstood and challenging elements of the disease.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Dr. Frid’s journey into specializing in infection-induced autoimmune disorders, neurology, and Lyme disease.
  • The significant role of the neurological system in Lyme disease and why it’s frequently misunderstood.
  • The importance of an integrative approach to diagnosing and treating Lyme disease.
  • Dr. Frid’s strategies for managing complex Lyme disease cases that exhibit neurological symptoms.
  • Insights into the potential reversibility of autoimmune processes in Lyme disease patients.

Key Moments:

  • Introduction to Dr. Elena Frid and the focus of today’s interview.
  • Dr. Frid discusses her educational background and what led her to focus on Lyme disease.
  • Exploring the neurological impacts of Lyme disease and why they are critical yet challenging to treat.
  • Discussion on the importance of an accurate diagnosis and the tools Dr. Frid uses in her practice.
  • How autoimmune responses can be triggered by Lyme disease and the potential for reversing these effects.

Closing Thoughts:
Dr. Frid emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive approach to treating Lyme disease, considering both the infectious and autoimmune components of the disease. Her insights are invaluable for anyone struggling with or treating Lyme disease, especially those dealing with its complex neurological manifestations.

Thank you for joining us for this episode of the Tick Boot Camp Podcast. Stay tuned for more expert discussions aimed at helping you navigate the challenges of Lyme disease.