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Crying, Laughing and Living with PBA

Laughing when you’re happy or crying when you’re sad – may seem natural. But what if you had no control? What if you laughed when you knew nothing was funny or cried when you're not really sad or had no reason to cry? This is a reality for nearly 2 million Americans, and the impetus behind…

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My Experience with Dementia and a Little-Known Condition Called PBA

Editor’s Note: When someone is faced with a health challenge or a medical diagnosis, the attention and focus is often directed toward the patient and the condition. But what about their loved ones who are right there with them? In this guest post, cast member Linda Parsons shares her experience as she began noticing changes in her husband and college sweetheart, Douglas.

Dancing with Dyanna

During our first interview we definitely got a sense from Dyanna that living with PsuedoBulbar Affect (PBA) and the remaining after effects of her stroke made her feel, at times, isolated and alone. As you’ll remember, PBA causes frequent uncontrollable outbursts of laughing and/or crying.
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