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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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    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 16-17, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 9 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 4 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 2 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 7 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 6 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 10 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep any at all anyone want to talk?
    beachgirl13 beachgirl13 13-15, F 1 Response 7 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 2 Responses 1 hr 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 2 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 11 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep tonight knowing that I've done so much drugs and lying to all the important people in my life I feel worthless and pathetic I look like I'm happy but really I'm...
    LuisB3344 LuisB3344 18-21, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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