We all know that laughter is the best medicine, but can too much of a good thing actually be bad? PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA) is a condition that causes sudden and frequent bouts of uncontrollable crying and/or laughing. It can happen in people with a brain injury or certain neurological conditions. Patients suffering from PBA may cry even when they are not feeling sad or laugh even if they don’t experience anything funny.
Medical term of the week: PseudoBulbar Affect
PseudoBulbar Affect is the medical term for uncontrollable laughter