Real Stories

Inspiring stories show that PBA is treatable

Living with PBA (PseudoBulbar Affect) episodes on top of another neurologic condition or brain injury is a challenge. But if you experience these sudden, frequent, uncontrollable episodes of crying and/or laughing that are exaggerated or don’t match how you feel, there’s hope.

These real stories of people with PBA show how treatment with NUEDEXTA has reduced their PBA episodes, helping to make a difference.

Robert

PatientRobert

Robert lived with uncontrollable crying symptoms for decades after receiving a Traumatic Brain Injury in the military. Getting his PBA diagnosis was a major milestone.

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Carol, Post-Traumatic Brain Injury patient with PBA taking NUEDEXTA

PatientCarol

After an accident that caused a Traumatic Brain Injury, Carol began to cry uncontrollably without feeling sad. She was on a mission to find out why. Her PBA diagnosis was the key.

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Karen, Multiple Sclerosis patient with PBA taking NUEDEXTA

PatientKaren

While she was learning to live with Multiple Sclerosis, uncontrollable crying and laughing episodes impacted Karen’s life. After years of misdiagnosis, she finally discovered PBA—and was prescribed NUEDEXTA.

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Ross, caregiver for Karen, Multiple Sclerosis patient with PBA taking NUEDEXTA

CaregiverRoss

Ross cared for his wife Karen through her uncontrollable crying and laughing episodes. Together they searched until they found an answer.

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