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I Have a Sleep Disorder

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    IM WIDE AWAKE.... Yeah like almost 1:30 in the

    morning. This is an everyday thing for me.
    jordins22 jordins22 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    So I'm usually awake late at night,

    thats nothing new but then I can't wake up in the mornings. I mean I get up but then as soon as I sit down and blink a few times, I'm out. I will wake up and have no idea how long I have been asleep and it is terrifying! I have tried taking sleep medication to sleep at night in...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    orderwithaprefix orderwithaprefix 13-15, F Feb 20, 2014

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    Not Sure Yet....

    So far, I have had 3 sleep studies and next up is the nap test. They still don't know what I have. My sleep apnea is so mild, it is barely detectable and the CPAP does nothing for me. My doc still believes I have narcolepsy or hypersomnia. I am sleepy all day even after a...
    AlwaysHavingIssues AlwaysHavingIssues 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2009

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    I take meds to help me sleep.

    Without them I am awake for like 2 or 3 days at night...and I get really moody. I have really bad insomnia.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    Medically Proven....

    A few months ago I was surfing Wikipedia's list of mental disorders, in this were included various sleep disorders. Curious, I clicked on them, and read the different pages. I was reading the symptoms of 'Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome' and quickly realized it was what I had. I...
    Artaith Artaith 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    I Just Sleep Terribly

    im a very light sleeper. i wake up many times during the night. and on top of that i have an overactive mind that keeps me from falling asleep til late in the first place. i would kill to get some decent sleep.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    I'm always tired. All I ever want to do is

    sleep. I don't know what is wrong with me. I can't get any work done lately and I crashed my car yesterday because I fell asleep at the wheel........I can't stop crying since....
    firecancatchme firecancatchme 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    i have sleep apnia ...first diagnosed with over 50 apnias per hour - which was surprising to sleep clinic, given my weight, age and build..., i hate using the mask..and im single...
    boldyuk boldyuk 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    His sleeping routines annoys me. I just couldn't understand how can he sleeps very early and wakes up early too. And snores once his head hit the pillow. Like now, Friday night...
    Spore93 Spore93 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    So I wrote on here about a little over a month ago. I have suffered through depersonalization since I was 18. I took this disorder as something I would never be able to overcome...
    katejen2 katejen2 22-25, F 2 days ago

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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.
    lilybunny944 lilybunny944 13-15, F Feb 28

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    Don't give up; there is hope. I'm 19 and when I was 16, I got my first symptoms of rumination syndrome. Like a lot of others, I thought it was a 24 hour sick bug but it just...
    alexxblanch alexxblanch 18-21, F Mar 4

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    Hello! I haven't come across anyone so far who has had rumination disorder so it leaves me to go on the Internet to find people with a similar issue. It started about a year ago...
    pkareen13 pkareen13 18-21 1 Response Mar 17

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    I use to stutter when I was younger and now being slightly/completely (depending on who you ask) antisocial, I have had a hard time talking completely right. I tend to slur...
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I would like to discuss my symptoms and share with others who have this condition,I have suffered from jaw pain for almost 3 years,the locking or inflammation is terrible and is...
    sar2015 sar2015 31-35, F Mar 2

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    I had a friend sleep over in like he first time in forever :P we mostly just watched movies, well we just watched movies:P Annabelle, Tusk, And both of The Human Centipedes. :P the...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    oh yes this is a must at least once a month have all my friends over and play games and giggle all night long til we fall a sleep
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 1 Response Mar 7

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    This is a terrifying and violating experience and sometimes violent. I have been woken to what sounds like voices in my ear and found i could not move, as if someone extremely...
    LadySarahNight LadySarahNight 18-21, F Mar 1

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    I woke up around 3:30ish lastnight. I had no clue why, I just did. When I attempted to fall back asleep I drifted into a subconscious state I guess. My body broke out in a cold...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I posted my story almost a year ago after 5 years of suffering. I am now in my 6th year and nothing has improved. I'm sicker than ever and my soul is more destroyed than ever...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Mar 18

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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...
    Jakalope Jakalope 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I just recently researched this disorder after taking a personality quiz online. My results told me I suffer from APD. I haven't felt like this my whole life up until now. I'm...
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I have schizoaffective disorder and I have the opportunity to live in a lodge like group home for adults who have similar mental illnesses. The only problem is that my I live with...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 Mar 3

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    I don't have the disorder...but I experience separation anxiety a lot . whenever I say good bye even if its just like going home I feel it (an example) every single time
    ilovemyself777 ilovemyself777 18-21, F Mar 8

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    I don't know what to do. I am stressed and upset. It's been a few days now or longer that I've been using an old pair of earphones. The sound is bad in one ear but out of all my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 7

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    Does anyone know any good sleeping pills that work well? I tried some before and they had zero effect on me. They were proper sleeping pills. I wasn't supposed to take them but I...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 9

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    I have Bipolar disorder, depression, anger issues, anxiety of all types, PTSD, and ADHD. Hospitalized February 11 for a suicide attempt. It's been hard dealing with all this, the...
    ReannaLee ReannaLee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Do any of you have problems staying asleep? I can fall asleep in seconds but wake frequently and am restless all night. Looking for home remedies. I don't have sleep apnea and...
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    Second of the dreams I had last night, this is the lucid one! Ok so I had 3 pets, a kitten, a puppy and my real life dog. But I couldn't spend time with them because I was away at...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    My mind is badly fractured I hate the body I am in My thoughts shall destroy me As I mutilate my skin I'd rather change myself Than never live at all But it seems that change won...
    SkullRoseInsignia SkullRoseInsignia 16-17, T 11 hrs ago

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    Hello. Rather new to this website but I believe that it should hopefully let be socialise with people more in a controlled environment. Looking around, i'm surprised to see young...
    WeSleepToMuch WeSleepToMuch 18-21 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    How many times did people tell me to listen to them when they were talking. The sad thing is I will never come out and tell them I have some problem in communication.
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have to be up at 7:30, and it's almost 4 am now. I know my sleep schedule has been bad, but I'm thinking it might actually be related to stress now. I mentioned things to the...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I have memory loss, no appetite, no motivation, and either can't sleep at all or only want to sleep. I realize now that when I think of the past, I tend to romanticize and feel as...
    deyada deyada 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep any at all anyone want to talk?
    beachgirl13 beachgirl13 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    It helps me sleep. I don't have someone to cuddle with so it's like cuddling with someone.
    kaylee13 kaylee13 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep at all I'm tired but can't can't sleep
    jamesb22 jamesb22 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    I've been suffering with bi-polar disorder for as long as I can remember. It started when I was 19, during that time I had my first suicide thought and I had to be hospitalized. I...
    PeacefulFlower218 PeacefulFlower218 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Myths about the top 10 most common mental illnesses: 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder: Myth: Somebody who avoids social interaction is “antisocial”. Truth: Many people...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    A good night's sleep feels amazing, but unfortunately staying up really late is enticing too...
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M 13 hrs ago

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    My mom has a legitimate mental issue, my dad looks like he's slowly dying day by day, my older sister isn't around at all anymore, and my little sister is just doing her thing. My...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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