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    RSD, bursitis, arthritis, depression, etc. please read my stories under, "RSD and all it's glory," "better living via chemistry" as well as "the itis" ... it might not be much of one ... BUT it IS a life!  i'm learning how to enjoy it more and...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2007

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    I'm battling an eating disorder

    and it's just not going well. It's hard to believe I could ever live without ED. It's constantly there and I don't know how I could shake it off. It's gone too far, even my definition of succes gets set by ED.
    enzedanst enzedanst 18-21, F Mar 22, 2014

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    I have bipolar disorder

    and bulimia. I've struggled with an eating disorder since I was 16, and I'm almost 24 now. I was diagnosed with bipolar when I was 18, and I've been trying to figure out who I am ever since.
    bripolar bripolar 22-25, F Mar 17, 2014

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    647821097bbnmhb 647821097bbnmhb 18-21, F Mar 18, 2014

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    Like so many, I suffer from depression and am usually on medication for that, except that now I am pregnant and had to stop taking the meds.  This has worsened my other condition, compulsive eating disorder so am struggling a bit at the moment! lol.  How I would...
    Danika Danika 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2008

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    Actually

    I have a lot of disorders. I have generalized anxiety disorder, I have panic disorder, I have bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, Temporomandibular joint disorder, spinal stenosis, and Irritable bowel disorder.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F 4 Responses May 24, 2008

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    Only Two, But Sometimes It Seems Like More

    I have two mental disorders. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is the first. I've had it since I was old enough to process information intelligently. My parents tell stories of when I was two I'd compulsively line up my toys, put them into groups, organize my things, and be upset...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 2 Responses May 22, 2011

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    My Disorder

    I have Attention-deficit Disorder. If no one knows what that means is I can't concentrate on one thing. I have to do alot of stuff to keep myself busy so I don't get distracted anymore than I do already.
    deathpreventer deathpreventer 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    Not Just One

    i have many disorders and they all suck. i dont take any medicine anymore and its really hard i have anxiety bi polar disorder borderline personality disorder, depression , ADD, OCD, anger problems, like i said i have alot of disorders. and people make fun of me, and i lose...
    apml apml 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    I visit my psychiatrist,

    every now and then. I think it’s classy… sitting in a chair and talking about myself psychologically. He writes on his clipboard, taking notes that stand out from the conversations we’ve had. There are meaningful conclusions to all this confusion and questions that are...
    Jakalope Jakalope 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Mine Get In The Way

    I hate the fact that mine get In The way if everyday things. I don't like the fact that most times I don't even know what I am doing and end up ******* people off with out knowing what I did.
    BrattyAngel BrattyAngel 31-35, F Nov 24, 2013

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    i think i have a disorder

    or some disease. i feel like im thinking constantly and cant think. sometimes i think im depressed. i tend to not look people in the eye... sometimes i feel like something is after me. sometimes i see things that arent really there or i think i c them... or maybe im just tired...
    bubbles543 bubbles543 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    I had an eating disorder

    when I was younger, and the truth about these things is, they never really go away. And I think I'm having a relapse
    juliaangell juliaangell 16-17, F Mar 15, 2014

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    Share your experience- Help increase understanding about self-injury! Have you intentionally cut yourself in the last 30 days? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a short online study. The purpose of this research is to examine health factors related to...
    ODUResearcher ODUResearcher 26-30, F May 21, 2012

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    Many

     I have many disorders. But I don't let them get in between my life. i can't do that. Its better to keep the disorders away from normal life. So I can live my life normal just like everyone else. And I'm doing just that. And I'm glad I am doing so much better then before...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Some days are a lot to handle,

    almost too much. I have been in such a good path, I have come so far in fighting this, I don't want to have these days anymore.
    redwolfmoon redwolfmoon 22-25, M Dec 30, 2014

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    what ?????

     I dont go by them(dis-orders and diagnosises) but put it this way 85% of the world is undiagnosid(meaning they have a disorder but they dont know it yet lol right) or has a disorder so basically were all crazy please really dont believe what they tell you go with your...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    I have alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency.

    It affects my liver and lungs. I can't smoke(cigarettes) or drink or have acetaminophen, but none of these are all that bad. I was told I could never do sports, but that was proven wrong. So really, I am just missing out on the party substances. I am totally ok with it ^.^
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 20

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    I'm very confused about this.

    .. but I may have bipolar depression. or depersonalized disorder? still not sure of the accurate names but.. I might have these.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 28

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    Actually I'm Not Sure If D...

    Actually i'm not sure if depression is a disorder or not i guess it must be because i was told i fall under the Americans With Disabilities Act now
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M Jan 14, 2008

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    Trichophagia?

    I'm only 14 years old at the moment but bout to be 15...for like 2 years now I've been chewing/eating my hair and I'm worried.I never told my parents cuz they might think I'm joking but I'm not and I don't tell my friends cuz they might think I'm a weirdo. Lately I'm tummy have...
    Lylyon Lylyon 13-15 Apr 10, 2012

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    I Am Me

    Knowing who I am does that make you love me less When you finally opened your eyes and noticed the pain in my eyes I try to hide so bravely When you no longer just noticed my smile but saw the suffering behind my smile Do you love me just the same when you look into my heart and...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Dec 23, 2012

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    I have talked about my AAT deficiency before,

    but didn't really explain it completely. Mostly because I didn't understand completely. I was told my entire life that this wouldn't harm me, it would just make it easier for my liver or lungs to become sick, not to smoke cigarettes or drink. I was told this because doctors didn...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 4

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    Just Found Out I Have Adult Add

    And it had answered SOOO many questions for me!  I've honestly thought I was going crazy & couldn't get anyone to understand what I was going thru the last few years, but I went for a neurophych test & just found out that I have very SEVERE Adult ADD.  I'm not...
    ManhattanAtHeart ManhattanAtHeart 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    Just Feel Like Listing

    anybody have these in common? Ulcerative Colitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome Seberia-not really a disorder but wtf Bruxism some other skin thing... take lexapro slightly anemic slight heart palpitations when blood pressure high thin tooth enamel=fillings ALL the F'in Time...
    kasey kasey 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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    From The Abuse As A Child And Adult These Are My Disorders And Learning Disabilities

    i get social security disability because i have low thinking capacety and depression. which came from the childhood trauma. i got adult ADD because of what the wisconsin doctors did to me while i was in labor thats another story i wrote on ep go read it. i got tested for ADHD...
    AppleCherry2013 AppleCherry2013 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    Depersonalization

    I have depersonalization,i would like to know  has anyone who has this condition experienced no taste!ThanksBcaz
    bcaz bcaz 36-40 Jun 5, 2011

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    Not too long ago, I was diagnosed with chronic

    Bipolar disorder. It's scary even though I have seen someone about a Psychiatrist, my first time and I have my appointment soon. Honestly, I'm more scared of the "scars" that this episode left behind. I really don't want to have to put my plans of putting myself out there on...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M May 8

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    I have Female Orgasmic Disorder.

    I don't have *******. My therapist at the time tried everything to help me but nothing worked. It sucks so much. I've never had a ****** but hopefully one day I will know and enjoy the feeling
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2014

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    I Have Dermatillomania

    It's an obsessive-compulsive disorder and it's simply put - skin picking. And everyone picks their skin one time or another. So I didn't even know I had a disorder until last night when I realized I spent 2h plucking hair (not scalp hair) with tweezers. And I thought I have a bad...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F Oct 19, 2012

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    Eating Hair

    When i was 16 years old i started gainning a very bad habit when i was pregnant..for osme reason i craved my hair and i would chew it in little pieces and eat it.....months later inoticed i started loosing my hair and  my sotmach get bigger  theni couldnt eat food or...
    stephanie05 stephanie05 16-17, F 41 Responses Sep 13, 2006

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    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M Jul 4

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    I have moderate opositional defiant disorder.

    ...... It's safe to say I get in a lot of trouble at school.......
    Munchkiness114 Munchkiness114 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    Trichophagia

    I've been hesitant on facing the fact that I have a problem. I pick at my hair and eat it. It started about six months ago. And i personally have no idea what to do. It started with my just playing with my hair, and running my fingers through it to get out all the loose hairs due...
    xDRcx xDRcx 18-21 Sep 30, 2011

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    Hypothyroidism

    And finally, after two years, I think I've started to really get it under control.  :)  Yay!
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F Jan 14, 2008

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    kailynferg kailynferg 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    The wait for a reply from that one person you cherish is quite torturous. I feel like I want to shoot myself in this period, but I wouldn't have it any other way. Someone here must...
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    I used laxatives for the first time today. My sister gave me this tea that's a natural laxative. Considering I've never used them before I figured this would be the least amount of...
    Kimi0 Kimi0 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I can't get a formal diagnosis of BDD because my flaws aren't imaginary, they're not minor and there's nothing I can do about it so I don't try. I have three beautiful sisters and...
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    I need a friend for support when I want to binge and purge. and to help keep me from being consumed in eating disorder land
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