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I Have a Sleep Disorder

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    orderwithaprefix orderwithaprefix 13-15, F Feb 20, 2014

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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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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    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 Dec 27, 2009

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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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    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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    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 don't know what exactly is my problem, but I really think I have some kind of issue that's related to sleep, that I have some kind of sleep disorder or something, but I have no...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I was thinking to get a job at Starbucks to gain experience (because i never do any work before) but i have panic disorder with agoraphobia. I am feeling a little bit scared and...
    qijae qijae 18-21, F Apr 20

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    Hi, I have Schizoaffective Disorder, and I feel like I have split personalities, one is the Schizoaffective part of me, the one who talks about angels and demons, light and...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I believe i have... I am struggelning with these thoughts... Impulses. I could just end it, jump infront of that train.... Or it would feel so good to cut... To feel something...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I failed an exam, went to sleep, woke up, watched a movie and then walked around aimlessly for awhile in the middle of the night. It was almost cold. I was wearing shorts, but see...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    I was diagnosed last year around September. I basically just went crazy, no one in my house knew what was wrong with me. My mom took me to a hospital, then they sent me to a mental...
    Saphyyyy Saphyyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 19

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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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    But what if the one who create "moral codes" have disorders and those they call "crazy" were actually "normal"? who knows right?
    wereuniverse wereuniverse 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Yesterday morning Sleep Paralysis struck me again. I haven;t had in in awhile, so it got me by surprise. I took a 4 hour nap before. From 17:00 to 21:00. I stayed up until 5:00...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I have agoraphobia and I battle it daily. Does anyone else have this and how do you live with it?
    Lindsc26 Lindsc26 26-30, F Apr 9

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    1. Racing heart 2. Feeling weak, faint, or dizzy 3. Tingling or numbness in the hands and fingers 4. Sense of terror, or impending doom or death 5. Feeling sweaty or having chills...
    NikkiBaby1698 NikkiBaby1698 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I have trouble with sounding out certain words but I try to get a hang of it. I get made fun of in school because of how I speak, and I find it really offensive. I just wish I...
    rosycindy101 rosycindy101 16-17, F Apr 17

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    I'm not sure I "have" this, but I'll just describe my experiences and hope that someone gives me advice. When I was a kid, I'd have these episodes. I felt like I was as small as...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I was diagnosed about 2 years ago with moderate Sleep Apnea. I have CPAP machine, but have never been able to get used to it and am not able to fall asleep with the mask on my...
    IrishPA IrishPA 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    Its scary :/ I don't want to sleep. No!No!
    liza1996 liza1996 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I felt down and felt like I want to hurt myself to feel the pain, but still I felt scared and panic like my heart rise up and sometimes I want to start my life again but still I...
    nelizabth292 nelizabth292 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Panic and depression are no joke and it bothers me when people place judgement upon others, especially when they do not know the situation. Just a thought...
    JSprague91 JSprague91 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Affects my muscles making me move uncontrollably. Very difficult, painful at times, lots of exhaustion, major struggle living at this point. Can't drive, hardly can walk, take care...
    dja811213 dja811213 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    It's disturb my work at office. Help me! I take the pills but the anxiety won't disappear. . . . I am afraid that my thoughts gonna disturb anyone at my office. My dopamine is...
    Gwin184 Gwin184 22-25 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    i have sleep disorders since i was 13.. & nowadays its getting worse..
    unusualmood unusualmood 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Will this ever end? Hello. I'm 19 years old and turning 20 this year. I just graduated college and I'm about to find my first job. And I have PKC. I was first diagnosed with...
    cgdruta cgdruta 18-21, F Apr 19

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    I can't talk to anybody outside my immediate family (my mother and two sisters who also have episodes) about any of this. even my bf thinks I'm just lying about my episodes. there...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 11

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    Not really, I was diagnosed with a non-specific psychotic disorder. Meaning "you're definitely weird and we have no idea what's up with you so here's this random label." A lot of...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    so this has happened to me a lot, and I never actually thought to look up what it could be and now I know haha. I must say I'm kind of scared by the things I've read. I've never...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I've slept naked for a while now and love the feel. My parents don't care cause I know my dad sleeps naked too. The only times I don't sleep naked are when I have sleep overs...
    BeastDogVillain BeastDogVillain 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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    does any body have sleep darts cos i want to sleep Or sleep gas or knock me out cos i want to sleep but i cant
    blazingxhail blazingxhail 13-15, M Apr 18

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    Alright, where to begin? I hope only those with BPD read this. It's incredibly incredibly insensitive and very damaging to a Borderline person when someone who doesn't understand...
    Vaecia Vaecia 22-25, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    First, thank you for coming..... I could not go hospital today because i had class today. But i will try as soon as possible. My disorder.... My mind tells me that "'I have thought...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 9 hrs ago

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    I'm tired all the time. I don't have an easy time falling asleep or getting a good sleep. I might get 3 or 4 hours of good sleep, if I'm lucky. I have tried a lot of things to fall...
    ComeClarity33 ComeClarity33 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Anxiety, panic disorder. It's the worst but I deal with it.
    GhostlyAngel GhostlyAngel 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I hate that after sex I can't sleep. I seem to get woken up while he sleeps like nothing.
    Steflo75 Steflo75 36-40, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This happened three months ago. I was having a girly night out with my mates. We started off at a restaurant and then went to a night club. I don't drink alcohol by the way. I...
    FullToTheBrim FullToTheBrim 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    I sleep all day because I can't sleep at night. Even when I try to fix my pattern I'll end up staying up all day and all night again till its about 6am. Insomnia can be so...
    kristen1993 kristen1993 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    But rarely can. Mood disorder. Plus muscle disorder. Complicates sleep.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 6 days ago