Drs: Forgiveness & Emotional Baggage + Pain Relief After Accident

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The Doctors: Life Strategist’s Advice For Emotional Baggage

Life strategist Gary Coxe met with a woman who was in the Army for 12 years. She was married, but her husband abandoned her. She then moved from one relationship to the next, without breaks in between. In one relationship, she was punched and bitten. She learned that it’s the role of taking care of someone else that fulfills her, and admitted to having a fear of being alone. She turned to Gary in hopes of finding the courage to stand alone and be okay with being by herself.

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Gary explained that you should pick a person by choice, not by loneliness. He also asked her to set boundaries and write them down. As tears streamed down her face, Gary asked her if it would be possible to forgive everything that happened, because once you forgive, you’re left with emotional freedom. He asked her to look at her painful past experiences in a different way, by paying attention to how they helped her, rather than hurt her.

Drs: Forgiveness & Emotional Baggage + Surgeries Relieve Soldier's Pain

Life strategist Gary Coxe helped a woman struggling with years of emotional baggage, overcome her issues and forgive herself for past mistakes. (j_regan / Flickr)

Gary then explained that forgiveness is about forgiving yourself and your mistakes, as well as forgiving what happened to you. Gary Coxe is the author of “How to Make Your Thoughts Disappear!

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The Doctors: Soldier’s Chronic Pain After Horrific Accident

Next, The Doctors shared the story of a man who was looking forward to big plans after coming home from his latest tour in Iraq. Marcelino’s lifelong goal was to serve in the military then become a police officer. He spent thirteen years in the military, with two tours overseas. On November 5, he was riding home on his motorcycle when he was cut off by a truck and slammed into the back of the truck going 70 MPH. His leg shattered, he hit his head, and he felt his ribs crack, poking his lungs. Because he couldn’t breathe, he was convinced he was going to die.

He dislocated his neck in three places, tore both is right and left rotator cuffs, broke two ribs, collapsed his right lung, shattered his right femur, broke his hip and pelvis, tore his meniscus, and sustained a traumatic brain injury. He received two surgeries after the accident and both were unsuccessful. Now, a year and a half after the accident, Marcelino is still left with overwhelming pain because of pinched nerves. He also suffers from severe depression and suicidal thoughts.

The Doctors: Surgeries To Relieve Pain After Motorcycle Accident

Marcelino met with some of the top doctors at the 90210 Surgery Center. Dr Hyun Bae performed surgery on Marcelino’s spinal cord, to relieve a lot of the pressure, and stabilize his spine with implants. A month later, Marcelino underwent another surgery for his shoulder, as well as surgeries on his hip. Dr Justin Saliman repaired his rotator cuff, hoping to relieve even more pain.

Incredibly, Marcelino walked out on set to reveal how much of a difference the surgeries made. He was walking normally and absolutely glowing, so it was fair to say his life was changed for the better. He’s now entirely pain-medication free! Marcelino’s wife shared that their life is finally back to normal and they’re truly a family again.

The Doctors: Star Wars Actor Hospitalized For Schizophrenia

After revealing cooking tips like “don’t cook when you’re hungry” and “experiment with herbs and spices,” Dr Travis Stork shared the word of the day, benefits. You can use the word benefits on The Doctors’ website to enter for a chance to win a 1 quart saucepan from 360 Cookware.

Then, in News in 2:00, it was reported that the child actor who played Anakin Skywalker from Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, is reportedly undergoing treatment for Schizophrenia. Jake Lloyd, who is now 27, has been incarcerated for the past ten months after a high-speed car chase with police in South Carolina. Lloyd’s mom shared that her son’s condition is improving. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and feels. Treatment usually focuses in symptom improvement with anti-psychotic medications.

The Doctors: America’s First Uterus Transplant Failed

In February, Lindsey McFarland was America’s first uterus transplant recipient following a successful surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Now, doctors have removed the transplant after a common yeast infection stopped blood flow to the uterus. The New York Times reported that drugs prescribed to prevent organ rejection also hinder McFarland’s immune system from fighting infections. She’s recovering and the Cleveland Clinic has put the uterus transplant project on hold.

The Doctors: Smoking Can Hurt Job Search

A new study found that smokers stayed unemployed for longer than non-smokers, but couldn’t determine a specific, definite reason. Hiring managers were interviewed, and said “If a job seeker smells of smoke it really puts them at a disadvantage.”

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