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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

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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 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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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

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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 Apr 16, 2011

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    orderwithaprefix orderwithaprefix 13-15, F Feb 20

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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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    Related Experiences

    I have bipolar disorder 1 & adult ADHD combined type. I'm 27, married 7 year son& 6 year stepdaughter. My life seems normal.... On the outside. On the inside it's turmoil...
    mrojas27 mrojas27 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I feel so confused most days, I just don't feel like im really here, I feel like Im in a movie watching myself or something. I don't know it's weird, I feel disconnected from my...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    my names Alex and i have schizoaffective disorder. you can message me if you want. here is my youtube chanel if anyone if feeling lonely. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    cutealex21 cutealex21 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I get super super nervous to the point where I can't stop biting my nails and shaking it kills me when I sleep and I have the worst dreams I find it scary !! Help :X
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jun 29

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    Type II (that Ii in the title just bugs me) Yeah so I don't get crazy manic very often, just hypomanic from time to time, but when I do depression, oh I do it well. Deep deep...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Im new to this group i think. I havent been on n a while. After being hospitalized for a while my diagnosis became debatable. My drs didnt know if i had paranoid schizophrenia or...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    What are your symptoms daily after you been treated for schizoaffective disorder?
    SsMcGavin SsMcGavin 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Two long years of dealing with the following symptoms. Difficulty walking, stuttering, numbness on the entire left side, problems with balance, tremors and physical exhaustion. I...
    DaniSuzi DaniSuzi 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i have always had a sleeping problem, so due to it i never went to sleep overs. i find it kind of embarrassing when everybody else is sleeping and i am awake and i can not go to...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I lucid dream/ astral project and had sleep paralysis. Its scary and interesting at the same time. Its like having no control over your body. It always begin like this.. I feel...
    Rascalex Rascalex 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I hate it. Some days I just feel angry and almost suicidal. Other days I feel like I'm on cloud 9. And my meds, even with insurance, are so expensive!! I just wish I was normal and...
    Nikki351 Nikki351 31-35, F Jun 26

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    I really think I do my friends always say I worry way too much, I have stomach pains and headaches, I panic over little stuff but whenever I try talking to mom she dosent believe...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Jun 28

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    When I go to the doctors, dentist anywhere that I have to get a shot or it involves a needle I get anxiety. I start freaking out like I'm getting murdered and I make myself so wore...
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I'm socially awkward. I can't do anything without freaking out. I can't go downstairs and get a glass of water without thinking that my parents or siblings might see me and make...
    baeily baeily 13-15, F Jun 30

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    I have had this come and go through life, I remember being about 8/9 years of age. I was standing in a shop and I was looking at of the door window and suddenly it was like I was...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I just started a new job. I mostly feel ok while at work, but I have to take extra medicine to get through the day. Once I get home, I just can't relax. I can't get work off my...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

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    My thoughts are getting the best of me. I merely mess up with my LGBT coordinator who was co-hosting the drag show with another guy and I didn't get anything done in time and it...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M Jul 5

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    Why can't I just be excited to go to work? I should be proud and glad that I have a job. All I can think about is how badly I want to give up and quit. I know I shouldn't be so...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I forget to on and off I had my good days then I have my really bad days where my life gets to be just to much for me so I just hide away
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    ibd always had this. I've always felt detached from everything and everyone since I was a little girl. always been different. it's been a sad and scary joinery
    motherearth227 motherearth227 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Yepp I Do... Ugh.. I hate it
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 13-15, F Jul 3

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    It's so much harder when I know what it's like to be happy. I was so happy just a month ago.
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Not a lot of people seem to have heard about BDD. I've even had a few psychiatrists and therapists who had not heard of it. To quickly explain it before I really talk about how it...
    SailingwithSparrows SailingwithSparrows 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hello guys I'm 16, it all started last year I went to a rave & people started offering me bars & blunts, well I didn't want to look like a wuss so I took a blunt & smoked it...
    Joman9 Joman9 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have sleep paralysis and it is nothing fun, it's one off the scariest sleeping disorders you could have. I hate it, for those tho don't know what it is, it when you are half...
    DesrayMinqez DesrayMinqez 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I'm not quite sure whether I have one or not but I have this symptoms: 1. I feel like most of the times I feel nothing unless anger and sadness and hurt. Sometimes I'll laugh but...
    ayamaxx ayamaxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    http://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/sleep-disorder Hey ladies.. I came across this article on Facebook.. Perhaps you'll should read this... In some way it may be helpful! <3
    shanaiya24 shanaiya24 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Since around the time I was 8, At every physical I had I was told that I had a curve in my spine, I thought nothing of it until I went for my physical when I was 11, the doctor...
    HelloLittleTurtle HelloLittleTurtle 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I have high urinary creatinine and high urinary 1-methyl-5-carboxylamide-2-pyridone. I think I also have a disorder which causes Parkinson's and other symptoms/conditions. If you...
    ornithine ornithine 41-45, M Jul 11

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    I'm really not sure what to say. It started really slowly. On days that I had somewhere to go and I was wearing something form fitting, I wouldn't eat until I got home into my...
    SophiaMadelineRose SophiaMadelineRose 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I've had them since I was a kid. Back when I was in preschool even, I used to do this thing called trapping which is basically creating imaginary lines around you that you can't...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I have Adjustment Disorder with mixed anxiety and disorder, and yes I was diagnosed with it, not self-diagnosed. I feel depressed most of the times, I always get butterflies in my...
    Mikaylaxo Mikaylaxo 13-15, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I have not took medicine in 3 months. I have bipolar disorder. Usually 3 months is the time I have episodes. I feel myself having random depression. I'm mad for no reason I'm...
    breezyxxxo breezyxxxo 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    What I hate most are the people who don't even have the disorder/illness/disease whatever you want to call it and they try to take over and tell you what to do. Like no, back up...
    usmcdaughter usmcdaughter 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Hello.my names Alex and i have schizoaffective disorder, its a combination of schizophrenia and bipolar or depression in my case its depression. it feels so strange when i think...
    cutealex21 cutealex21 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I don't even know where to begin. I think I started pulling my eyelashes out sometime when I was in middle school. I noticed it but never really paid attention until I was in high...
    tatijk tatijk 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I think everyone in summer should have sleepovers with their best friends!💕 love you auby!!💋✌️
    xsecretsx xsecretsx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My night terrors occurred from age 6-10, and I'd have the same recurring nightmare each time... I was in a black abyss, and as time passed the fear became sheer terror... Huge...
    Silvermoon713 Silvermoon713 26-30, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Three years ago I developed an eating disorder. I barely ate anything and lost 10 kg. Then after a while I started bingeing and purging and gained back weight. I really wanted to...
    irisjuuu irisjuuu 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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