Stacy, a mom addicted to pain pills, calls Dr. Oz and interventionist Brad Lamm to action. Stacy, who has been struggling with her addiction for years even continued her prescription pill abuse through two pregnancies, causing her son and daughter to be born addicted to narcotics. Watch her take her first steps toward recovery.

Click here to read Brad Lamm's personal account of returning to the very place where he battled his own addiction demons years ago.


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In 1985 when quarterback Joe Theismann had his fibula and tibia shattered by a tackle, it ended his NFL career — a career in which he'd suffered seven broken noses, a broken collarbone, and broken hands and ribs. "People would say that it was a tragedy… but…it was a blessing," he's said. "I'd become somewhat of a self-absorbed individual and didn't really care much about a lot of things except myself. And ever since that day…I've tried to be a better person."

Yes, Chronic Pain Alters Your Personality

All that physical pain can make it difficult to be your best self. That's been confirmed by a study in the European Journal of Pain. Seems people with chronic pain, have very low levels of the personality-influencing neurotransmitter glutamate in their frontal cortex, triggering emotional dysregulation and increasing anxiety.

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