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Episode 249: Nevada Gray Takes On Her First Marathon

Human Performance Outliers Podcast

Nevada is a pharmacist and registered nurse. After suffering a partial spinal cord injury in 2016, Nevada utilized the ketogenic diet and became a NASM certified personal trainer during her 2 year recovery. Now, she is ready to take on the marathon! Episode Sponsor: EggWeights – eggweights.com promo: Zach15 Zach’s Training Plans: zachbitter.com/training-plans Support the show: patreon.com/HPOpodcast or paypal.me/hpopod Show updates & links: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter FB: @zach.bitter Nevada: thepaleopharmacist.com IG: @thepaleopharmacist Tw: @PharmacistPaleo 

1hr 23mins

30 Jun 2021

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Episode 17: Nevada Gray

Life's Best Medicine Podcast

Thank you for tuning in for another episode of Life’s Best Medicine. Nevada Gray is a Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Nutrition Coach from the NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). She is a registered nurse and a pharmacist, has successfully put her PCOS and pre-diabetes into remission, and made a miraculous recovery from a severe spinal cord injury (cauda equina syndrome). In this discussion, we talk about physician/pharmacist burn out, the power of lifestyle intervention for mind, body, and soul, how to deal with people who behave rudely and disrespectfully to you in a healthy way, how to relate to people compassionately, why Brian and Nevada started their own podcasts, the danger of having unrealistic expectations of yourself with regard to being liked by everyone, the basis of faith, spontaneous remission, and healing miracles. Life’s Best Medicine According to Nevada: it is being empowered to know that every moment is a chance to choose again. It is knowing that it is ok to be an imperfect person. It is remembering to tell people how you feel about them, and remembering that our time is short. It is learning to see the good and loving people bravely. Life’s Best Medicine According to Brian: it is what works for you. For me, it is faith. Finding your place of peace, your comfort, and your meaning and stepping into that. It is loving your family, friends, neighbors, and being kind to people who are unkind to you. It is connecting with someone despite the many “differences” that separate us. Life’s worst medicine is harboring bitterness and resentment. Thank you for listening. Have a blessed day and stay healthy! Links: Nevada Gray: The Paleo Pharmacist  Instagram Twitter The Mind Body Breakthroughs Podcast Dr. Brian Lenzkes:  Website Low Carb MD Podcast

1hr 19mins

1 Feb 2021

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Episode 146: Nevada Gray

Low Carb MD Podcast

Thank you for joining us for another episode of the Low Carb MD Podcast. Today we are joined on the show by The Paleo Pharmacist, Nevada Gray. Among Nevada’s long list of qualifications and certifications are Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Nutrition Coach from the NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). She is a registered nurse and a pharmacist who has successfully put her PCOS and pre-diabetes into remission using her expertise. After seeing her health deteriorate following the standard nutritional advice—and following a severe spinal cord injury—she discovered the ketogenic diet. In our discussion, we talk about 0 carb diets, the carnivore diet, macronutrient balance, the PE diet, intestinal permeability, as well as sleep and exercise. For more information, please see the links below. Thank you for listening! Links: Nevada Gray: The Paleo Pharmacist  Instagram Twitter The Mind Body Breakthroughs Podcast Dr. Brian Lenzkes: Website Dr. Kristin Baier: Website Dr. Tro Kalayjian: Website

1hr 6mins

16 Nov 2020

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MBB 72: You Cured What?! Podcast Host Joe Kalb Interviews MBB's Dr. Nevada Gray PharmD on Recovering from Cauda Equina Syndrome


You Cured What?! Hosted by Joe Kalb, is the podcast of reversing the irreversible. Every episode features the real world story of someone who has healed themselves from a condition that most people think they'd be stuck with for life. In this Interview, Joe Kalb interviews Mind Body Breakthroughs co-host Dr. Nevada Gray PharmD, RN about her recovery from cauda equina syndrome, a rare injury to the horsetail of nerves at the end of the spinal cord. To learn more about Nevada visit www.thepaleopharmacist.com Today's Podcast was brought to you by The PALEO Pharmacist & The KETO Course, a 30 day Access online course & coaching program that teaches you everything you need to know to get started on a ketogenic diet. The course contains over 75 videos, meal plans, unlimited email support as well as coaching calls (# of calls differs per package) from Dr. Nevada Gray PharmD, RN.  Learn More about Joe Kalb here: http://www.diseasereversals.com/ Social Media Links: http://twitter.com/JoeKalb50 http://instagram.com/joe.kalb Podcast Website: http://youcuredwhat.com Our episode will be available (with show notes and clickable timestamps) on 10/26 at the following link: http://youcuredwhat.com/podcast/nevada--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mindbodybreakthroughs/message


26 Oct 2020

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Ep.27: Cauda Equina Syndrome, PCOS with Nevada Gray

You Cured What?!

Dr. Nevada Gray shares her story of recovering her health after suffering paralysis, incontinence, and more from Cauda Equina Syndrome. For complete show notes, visit http://youcuredwhat.com/podcast/nevadaDr. Nevada Gray, the Paleo Pharmacist, suffered a horrible back injury in 2016. She was diagnosed with a rare condition named Cauda Equina Syndrome. She initially did not know if she would ever be able to walk again. In the years since, she has transformed her health and her life. Now, she is not only mobile, but she is thriving. With a spirit full of positivity, she shares her journey online and is helping many others. She is sharing her story of healing in this podcast episode.[0:50] Joe plugs his DiseaseReversals.com project.[1:50] Joe introduces Nevada.[2:50] Nevada details her health background. Several years ago, Nevada had started suffering from back pain. It started getting worse and worse, until eventually one day she couldn't even walk to her car after work; she needed a motorized cart. The next morning she woke up paralyzed from the waist down, in excruciating pain, incontinent, and with a lack of reflexes. She had to get to a high-level medical center.[5:40] The E.R. physician recognized there was something wrong with the lower part of her spinal cord (horse tail, the cauda equina). Nevada needed emergency surgery.[7:00] The emergency surgery was critical. It took place about 36-38 hours after acute symptom onset.[9:00] After waking up from surgery, what was going through Nevada's mind? She is very grateful for her neurosurgeon's words (the first she heard upon waking up after surgery): "I believe you can have a full recovery." (This reminds me of Brandon LaGreca's episode of You Cured What?!, where he discusses that it's important to avoid medical hexing.)[10:00] Nevada stayed in the hospital for a week after surgery. Her bowel and bladder function came back, but she did have residual numbness. She had physical therapy after that and had lots of support from family and friends.[11:30] Even though her surgeon told her not to Google her condition... Nevada Googled it! It was discouraging. But a friend encouraged her to find success stories online, and she came across Shawn Stevenson who had overcome a (different) back condition via nutrition and fitness.[13:00] Stevenson had come up with his own protocol, and Nevada decided to research her own protocol for her rare condition (Cauda Equina Syndrome). She found out about the neuroprotective potential of the ketogenic diet and found some rodent studies showing that a ketogenic diet may be beneficial for spinal injury.[13:55] Nevada found The Ketogenic Girl Vanessa Spina online and she helped Nevada adopt a well-formulated ketogenic diet.[14:30] She found Dr. Stuart McGill and his functional back training programs. She trained gradually: she made progressions from wheelchair to walker to cane.[15:35] She found the work of Dr. Joe Dispensa, who also healed from a back injury. He emphasizes techniques involving mindset and visualization.[16:30] Nevada created a vision board of what she wanted to accomplish.[17:45] In what timeframe did Nevada start noticing benefits from her multifaceted healing approach?[19:20] Nevada considered herself recovered after one year, and her foot drop resolved at about a year and a half.[20:35] Nevada had muscle spasms in her legs. She had to take Valium for the pain. It felt like she had an alien in her leg. She also tried foam rolling to deal with it.[21:40] "I wanted to just be able to feel like I was in control of my mind."[22:00] As of recording, Nevada is about five years out from her back injury.[22:40] What did Nevada put on her vision board? She wanted to return to work, to go to the gym, and she wanted to run in a 5K on Thanksgiving Day after her surgery. The 5K was an ambitious goal, but she completed it![23:55] "It was something I felt like I had to do to prove to myself that I could do this and I could accomplish anything I set my mind to. So I was able to do that."[24:05] Nevada discusses the benefits she felt from guided meditation. It helped (and helps) focus and calm her mind.[25:10] Nevada did a lot of grounding, walking on the beach, feeling the earth beneath her feet. (She actually face-planted one of the first times she went to the beach after surgery!)[26:10] Nevada recommends guided meditations from Joe Dispensa and Michael Sealey.[26:45] How did Nevada's diet evolve over time?[27:30] Nevada struggled with asthma and allergies most of her life. And to avoid acute allergic reactions, she gravitated towards processed foods.[28:45] Nevada was diagnosed with PCOS in her early twenties. She now attributes that to the diet she ate. Her weight got up to about 220 pounds (at five-foot-four) upon graduation from pharmacy school. Then she learned about Robb Wolf and the Paleo diet because she heard it could help with allergies.[29:45] Between Paleo and getting a personal trainer, Nevada lost fifty pounds.[30:25] After her injury and adopting a ketogenic diet, she initially cycled through versions of the ketogenic diet as laid out by the Charlie Foundation.[31:00] Nevada found Maria Emmerich and Craig Emmerich and their book Keto Nevada started eating a more protein-focused ketogenic diet. She also learned about the PKD. She went to a Zero Carb diet, and she saw major positive results from this. Her PCOS resolved![34:00] How have Nevada's allergies responded to her dietary changes?[35:30] Dr. Ted Naiman's P:E Ratio diet (Protein-to-energy ratio) is working very well for Nevada right now.[37:35] How have Nevada's friends and family responded to her transformation?[38:30] Nevada's mom has followed Nevada's lead. She adopted a Zero Carb, protein-prioritizing diet, and she lifts weights. She has followed that approach for 3 years (age 70 as of recording); she has lost 40 pounds, she has come off all medications, and she has started to reverse her osteoporosis![39:25] A lot of Nevada's friends have adopted low carb diets.[40:30] What were some of the challenges on Nevada's journey to health?[42:25] A local pub actually named a meal after Nevada and put it on the menu: "The Nevada Carnivore Dinner"[44:45] Does Nevada consider herself cured of cauda equina?[47:00] Does Nevada have full feeling back throughout her lower body?[49:15] Now that she has improved her health, what is one thing Nevada enjoys doing that she couldn't do before?[51:40] Where can Nevada be found online? She can be found on Instagram, Twitter, and her blog. She is donating proceeds from affiliate links to a study being conducted by Dr. Chris Palmer.[53:30] Does Nevada have any message for anyone else who is suffering from cauda equina or any other rare diagnosis?[54:40] Nevada references her friend Tim Angelone, who walked across Europe after suffering from cauda equina; hear his story on a podcast with Nevada and Chris Donohue here.[55:20] Nevada emphasizes the importance of human connection.


26 Oct 2020

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MBB 68: The Dietitian's Dilemma Michelle Hurn RD LD interviews Dr. Nevada Gray- The Ketogenic Diet


The Dietitian's Dilemma with Michelle Hurn RD LD. Bio: This YouTube series is dedicated to discussing the potential to reverse chronic disease by returning to an ancestral, low carbohydrate, high fat, high meat diet. We discuss our current nutrition guidelines and ask if they truly are designed with our health in mind. I'll answer your questions and address your concerns. You'll see interviews with guests who have completely reserved course and restored their health with a ketogenic, carnivore, or low carbohydrate diet. You'll hear stories of recovery from eating disorders, obesity, heart failure, life long depression, anxiety, chronic pain and inflammation, and so much more. We'll talk to elite athletes thriving on low carbohydrate, animal protein based diets including 100 mile world record holder Zach Bitters. Finally, we talk with companies that are designing products that align with human physiology. To subscribe to Michelle's You Tube Channel visit: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCFWOXKdY8tN-nyjobgEqX1Q For Dr. Nevada Gray PharmD content visit www.thepaleopharmacist.com Save 10% on your Otto Wilde Grill with code: paleopharma10 at https://www.ottogrills.com/?ref=44 If you are enjoying our podcast please subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform & leave us a review. If you would like to be a guest on our podcast please email: drnevadagray@thepaleopharmacist.com The views expressed on the Mind Body Breakthroughs Podcasts are that of our guests & hosts and are not to be taken as medical advice. Our guests and podcast hosts do not diagnose, treat or provide medical advice. Consult your personal healthcare provider prior to making any changes to your health, nutrition and fitness. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mindbodybreakthroughs/message


22 Jun 2020

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MBB 35: 5 Carnivore Diet Tips with Dr. Nevada Gray PharmD & Chris Donohue


The Carnivore Diet is a new and emerging subset nutrition approach of the ketogenic diet. In this episode we delve into 5 considerations & strategies for the keto/carnivore beginner! If you are enjoying our podcast, please subscribe and leave us review! We love hearing from you! Looking for additional resources? Visit our new Network at www.mindbodybreakthroughs.com and join our FREE community on facebook. Shop Pruvit exogenous ketones today at linktr.ee/carnivoreketocoach. Save $100 on your Otto Wilde Grill with code: paleopharma at checkout. For additional savings on your favorite meat boxes to use with your Otto Wilde Grill: Use code : PALEOPHARMACIST to save 10% on your first box with Red Star Beef & for additional Butcher Box & Colorado Craft Beef savings visit: linktr.ee/thepaleopharmacist --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mindbodybreakthroughs/message


21 Nov 2019

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085: Nevada Gray on Triumph Over Injury with Nutrition and Fitness

Straight-Up Wellness

In this episode of Straight Up Wellness, Kate talks with pharmacist and registered nurse Nevada Gray about her journey through partial spinal cord injury and the benefits of eating a carnivore diet. The post 085: Nevada Gray on Triumph Over Injury with Nutrition and Fitness appeared first on Straight-Up Wellness.

1hr 11mins

18 Nov 2019

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The Paleo Pharmacist, Nevada Gray


Nevada Gray is a trained pharmacist and registered nurse who believes patients can and should empower themselves back to health with fitness and nutrition. After suffering a partial spinal cord injury in 2016 called cauda equina syndrome, Nevada utilized the ketogenic diet and became a NASM certified personal trainer during her 2-year recovery.   https://thepaleopharmacist.com/ https://www.instagram.com/thepaleopharmacist https://twitter.com/drnevadagray

1hr 3mins

12 Jul 2019

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Dr. Nevada Gray: Losing 90+ LBS & A Full Physical Recovery on Keto & Carnivore

Fast Keto with Ketogenic Girl

Dr. Nevada Gray recovered from a rare condition known as Cauda Equina Syndrome and lost over 90 lbs on her health journey. On this episode we discuss how Nevada found Vanessa and the 28 Day Ketogenic Girl Challenge program and the ketogenic diet in her recovery from Cauda Equina Syndrome, her incredible weight loss and full recovery, as well as many topics that she has uncovered in her recovery including oxalates, iron levels and doing a ketogenic carnivore diet for the past 18 months. Nevada is a pharmacist and registered nurse with 20 years experience helping patients navigate the healthcare system and empower themselves back to health with fitness and nutrition. After suffering a rare partial spinal cord injury in 2016 called cauda equina syndrome and plagued by PCOS, Nevada researched and empowered herself to a full recovery outside of the healthcare system utilizing the ketogenic diet. She also became a NASM certified personal trainer during her 2 year recovery, with a special interest in functional training. For the past 18 months Nevada has followed a strict carnivore diet and has become an emerging leader in the functional medicine movement, helping others achieve the results they desire, whether it be weight loss, improvement in health markers or mindset. She can be found on her popular Instagram account @thepaleopharmacist, www.thepaleopharmacist.com She is also a co-host on her own Podcast Mind Body BREAKTHROUGHS with CarnivoreKeto Coach Chris Donahue. Try the 28 Day Ketogenic Girl Challenge mentioned by Dr. Nevada Gray: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com Special thank you to Fast Keto sponsor Butcher Box. To get free bacon for the life of your subscription PLUS $20 off go to www.butcherbox.com/fastketo​ or enter promo code "FASTKETO" at checkout. Follow @ketogenicgirl on instagram for the latest posts and show updates. Try the 28 Day Ketogenic Girl Challenge: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook Prior to beginning a ketogenic diet you should undergo a health screening with your physician to confirm that a ketogenic diet is suitable for you and to rule out any conditions and contraindications that may pose risks or are incompatible with a ketogenic diet, including by way of example: conditions affecting the kidneys, liver or pancreas; muscular dystrophy; pregnancy; breast-feeding; being underweight; eating disorders; any health condition that requires a special diet [other conditions or contraindications]; hypoglycemia; or type 1 diabetes. A ketogenic diet may or may not be appropriate if you have type 2 diabetes, so you must consult with your physician if you have this condition. Anyone under the age of 18 should consult with their physician and their parents or legal guardian before beginning such a diet]. Use of Ketogenic Girl videos are subject to the Ketogenicgirl.com Terms of Use and Medical Disclaimer. All rights reserved. If you do not agree with these terms, do not listen to, or view any Ketogenic Girl podcasts or videos.

1hr 9mins

25 Jun 2019