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Get to know the Pseudobulbar Affect, Conditions that Make You Laugh Unconsciously

The Joker film finally aired in Indonesian theaters. In the film, the Joker character is depicted suffering from a disorder that often makes him laugh, even though in a sad state. Did you know that pseudobulbar affect has the typical symptoms experienced by the Joker? Then, what does pseudobulbar affect? Check out the following explanation. Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is a disorder in the nervous system that makes a person suddenly laugh or cry without being triggered by any cause. These sudden emotional changes often make sufferers feel ashamed, anxious, depressed, to isolate themselves from the environment. Symptoms of Pseudobulbar Affect The following are symptoms that are often experienced by people with PBA: Suddenly crying or laughing. Laugh loudly when feeling sad or depressed, but crying when feeling happy. Laughter or crying lasts longer than normal people. Facial expressions that do not match emotions. Suddenly turns frustrated or angry. These symptoms usually appe
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Recognize the Difference between Insomnia and Hypersomnia

Speaking of sleep disorders, maybe that immediately crossed your mind is insomnia. In fact, hypersomnia is also quite common, but many are not aware of it. Actually, what is the difference between insomnia and hypersomnia? Simply put, insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes sufferers to have trouble sleeping. Conversely, hypersomnia makes sufferers experience excessive drowsiness, making it difficult to wake up during the day and sleep longer at night. Differences in Causes of Insomnia and Hypersomnia The following is an explanation of the different causes of insomnia and hypersomnia: Insomnia Insomnia is a condition that causes a person to find it difficult to fall asleep, often wake up during sleep, and wake up too early. People with insomnia will usually wake up tired. As a result, activities throughout the day become disrupted. Based on its intensity, insomnia can be divided into two, namely acute and chronic. Acute insomnia lasts for a short time, from one night to sever

Women and the Stretch Mark Phenomenon

Stretch marks are strokes that are often visible on the skin of the body where fat is concentrated, such as the breast, upper abdomen, upper arms, buttocks, and thighs. Stretch marks can occur to anyone, both in women and in men. Fortunately, this skin streak can be removed. Scars that were originally red, pink, or purple will eventually change to white or gray, depending on the color of the skin. Collagen, Determinants of Stretch Marks Not everyone experiences stretch marks. This condition is only experienced by people whose skin contains a little collagen or protein that makes skin supple. Stretch marks generally occur because your body grows faster than the development and elasticity of the skin. When the skin stretches quickly due to a member of the body expanding or gaining weight, the middle layer of the skin (dermis) will thin out so that the layers beneath it come to the surface. This condition is called stretch marks. Conditions that can cause stretch marks include: P