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I Have a Sleep Disorder

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    I Suffer From Sleep Apnoea

    and sleep with a cpap machine with a full mask. I had Sleep Apnoea for 4 year now.
    topball2015 topball2015 41-45, M Dec 24, 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 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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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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    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 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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    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 Aug 1, 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'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 them as long as I remember myself, there is no logic or rhythm to it. My biological clock is not set to any default.
    axon1001 axon1001 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I have Depersonalization Disorder for almost a year now.It never stops, I dont feel anything, my thoughts are racing In my head and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    Hi,my names alex and i have schizoaffective disorder.i was working for 3 weeks as a phone operater and it didnt work out.i ended up getting to stressed out so i quit.keeping a job...
    weirdalex93 weirdalex93 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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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 2 days ago

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    I've dealt with Depersonalization on and off since I was 14. I'm 22 now and it's been back since November of 2014, it's February of 2015 now and it gets overwhelming sometimes...
    CEA1992 CEA1992 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 11

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    During my senior year of high school was the first time I experienced my depersonalization disorder. I'm now 24 years old and still can say I'm suffering from this never ending...
    katejen2 katejen2 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I've had panic disorder for 3 weeks now triggered by two traumatic events back to back. I've exhausted all my friends and families sympathy (I don't blame them), and I feel alone...
    ryukyuchamploo ryukyuchamploo 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I have had a panic disorder for a couple years now, but lately My panic attacks are getting worse. I feel hopeless every single day and I feel like I have no one to support me.
    myillmind myillmind 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 22

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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 4 days ago

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    Creepy Warning My name is Chris. I have had sleep paralysis recently. It is not my first time dealing with sleep paralysis, i have it rather frequently like 1-3 times a month, it...
    Footedeal Footedeal 70+, M Feb 6

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    ok so where do I start...... I feel as tho when I look back on something I have done during the day or anything in the past its like it's not me that was there? like I was in...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Okay, so I don't have a diagnosis, my doctor thinks it's a side effect of depression but I've only been depressed for a year and a half. My depersonalization has been going on...
    SuperLogan SuperLogan 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Hello. I have been experiencing symptoms for 6 months now and I was very recently diagnosed with Rumination Syndrome. I am on 20mg of Amnitriptolyn to help cure but there hasn't...
    minmouse614 minmouse614 26-30, F Feb 9

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    I'm hearing a lot of negative things again. Specifically the devil telling me to cut myself. I want to call my therapist but she will just tell me to go into the er and I have a...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I have been struggling since I was 12 years old and I am 18. I have went to so many doctors and they all tell my its just anxiety. I know I have anxiety but it's not that. I know...
    Rozie996 Rozie996 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    His words keep floating back into my mind. How ugly I am, fat, disgusting. I don't why I listen to the man who r.aped me, but I do. Why would he go to all that trouble if I wasn't...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    it's getting Worse. every morning I wake up panicking about who I Am.. I can't look in the mirror sometimes without getting panicky and feeling disconnected from the person...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    When depersonalizing, am I the only one who questions their body parts? To me, when it happens I feel like I'm inside a movie, sort of. And I'll look at my hand and it doesn't...
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I have sleeping disorders, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. It just really sucks too many pills and my therphist annoys me at times.
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I have Depersonalization Disorder for almost a year now.It never stops, I dont feel anything,my thoughts are racing In my head and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Hello! This is my personal story of living with schizophrenia: I used to tell people "I have a bad brain." I am not going to say I suffer from schizophrenia but rather I endure...
    Amyloukay Amyloukay 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm struggling. I think I have Bipolar disorder. About 2 months ago, I finally plucked up the courage to get help as it was getting to much for me. Long story cut short, for a VERY...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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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 19 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep really. Have to try. Even tho I'll probably get no where, but looking at the back of my eye lids. They say when you can't sleep it means you're stuck in somebody else...
    Kittykriket Kittykriket 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i have sleeping pills i have to take at night but yet i still have trouble sleeping.
    kissmebabe15 kissmebabe15 13-15, F Feb 22

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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 4 days ago

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    Help... I am 16 years old, and never been more stressed in my life. I am recovered from my Eating Disorder for under a year now but had a relapse yesterday, and it's because I...
    marchdahl marchdahl 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    It's hard to admit that I have an eating disorder. I never asked for this, and I'm sure no one ever asks for this. Overcoming my problem should be as easy as eating, but it's not...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Who feel like everytime people finally notice that you have an eating disorder, they try to compliment you and tell you that.you lost reeeeally much just in fact to TRY to STOP YOU...
    TheBlueBee TheBlueBee 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    Never would I have believed, not in a million years, that there was some mental disorder out there that could completely destroy someone, inside and out. Now, it's getting harder...