Tom & Lori Arnold's Powerful Advice for Helping Family Beat Addiction

Comedian Tom Arnold faced addiction for years along with other close loved ones and family members. His sister Lori Arnold is currently the subject of the Discovery+ documentary series "Queen of Meth," which details her life as one of the top drug traffickers in the U.S. Tom and Lori appeared on "The Dr. Oz Show" together to talk about their struggles with addiction and what helped them overcome the disease.

Remember This If There's Addiction in Your Family

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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