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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    I think that I sleep for maybe 2/3 hours. But it doesn't even feel like it was that much. I'm so struggling. I don't know if it's my anxiety or what. I just need a cure.. Although...
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Over the past year or two, I've been finding it more and more difficult to distinguish between when I'm dreaming and when I'm conscious. My dreams feel more vivid than real life...
    Surreal657 Surreal657 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I just found out I got it today, and I cried, I haven't told my mom yet, but she has an idea. I called her crying and she came an picked me up, she knows I slept with someone...
    CleosMoon CleosMoon 22-25 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    How can I possibly be good enough for other people. "normal" people. With the inescapable reality of this all.. Im surprised I make it out of bed most days.
    4floyd 4floyd 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I have sleep apenea and I have to sleep with a sleeping machine or everyone in the house will hear me snoring. I have been told that I stop breathing and a few seconds later, I...
    BiSeniorMale48 BiSeniorMale48 66-70, M 1 day ago

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    For as long as i can remember i have been daydreaming to get myself to sleep. For hours i would just sit and daydream about whatever i was worrying about or of my crush. i suffer...
    Ali3579 Ali3579 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I first started to notice I wasn't 'normal' when I was 14 years old. I would flip out so quickly over small things, and I don't mean just have a temper tantrum.. I would break...
    MissRainDrops97 MissRainDrops97 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sleep apnoea occurs when the walls of the throat come together or collapse during sleep, blocking off the upper part of the airway. A person with this disorder might have a sleep...
    topcap2017 topcap2017 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a 32-year-old male. I got sick with the stomach flu at age 12 and was left with rumination syndrome, or something close. Within a couple of weeks of getting sick, I...
    nthgmvs nthgmvs 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    If you want to what Borderline Personality feels like watch the links below. It'll give you an inside look. Watch "Borderline Personality Disorder - What it feels like" on...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "if i accept what you are and love you anyway, what does that make me?" -angela valdez, POWERi finally finished watching season 2 of power! for those who don't follow the show...
    goodheartmavin goodheartmavin 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Hi im 16 and i've had rumination syndrome for 2 years now. When it first started happening for what i can remember it was only tiny bits that would come back up after i ate and...
    brookechambers2 brookechambers2 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    what is the difference between avoidant personality disorder and social anxiety disorder?
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I chronically experience low moods. It wasn't always like this. It's very frustrating on top of having inattention problems. I'm finding it hard to genuinely find interests in...
    artxinxmotion12 artxinxmotion12 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    When I have sleep paralysis I always have this 'dream' about drowning in water and I can't move. I would also hear millions of my different people shout to me. Repeating this...
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey I am 15 and have had rumination syndrome/disorder for almost a year now. I hid it from my parents for 4 months because I was so horribly ashamed about it. I thought that it was...
    renee2018 renee2018 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My BFF's brother has a marijuana card because weed helps with his sleeping disorder, so there's always weed at my friends house. Yesterday, my BFF told me that he had smoked weed...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It was near the beginning of 1st grade when I first began exhibiting the symptoms of General Anxiety Disorder. Always worried that I was going to die or that something bad would...
    Livenka007 Livenka007 18-21, F a week ago

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    I overdosed on Zoloft. I feel like **** now. My heart is racing. I had a sleepless night yesterday. A month ago the doctor Psychatrist prescribed 100mg Zoloft per day - one 50 mg...
    nedbrent69 nedbrent69 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Does anyone else have problems with their medication?
    Lotusflower80 Lotusflower80 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Okay so I was wondering about Xanax withdrawal symptoms after very short term (but heavy) usage. I suffer from General Anxiety Disorder with severe claustrophobia as a...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    So I have sleep paralysis and I'm 15 years old and I had one a couple of days ago where I saw the black shadow again but this time I saw his face and it was to terrifying but I...
    nightmares121 nightmares121 13-15, M Aug 16

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    How do I deal with it because lately the panic attacks are getting worse and more frequent and Its getting hard to hide it from my friends, obviously my family know but I can...
    Wolves12 Wolves12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I've been thinking and reading about ASPD and I am really realizing that almost every post on this site and most of the sites google leads to makes people feel like there is no...
    goodheartmavin goodheartmavin 31-35, F Aug 15

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    I have been struggling with dp/dr my entire life. Ive struggled every day but the dp/dr lasts no more than 10 hours. I just recovered from a 5 day 'episode.' I am now using my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    My 1 year old son was diagnosed last month with Williams Syndrome. It is a genetic disorder caused by a deletion of 26 genes on the long arm of chromosome 7. We found out after he...
    cthuluwhovian cthuluwhovian 22-25, F Aug 13

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    Some doctors have said conversion disorder, it's hard for me to believe that this is possible; especially on days where my symptoms don't seem to match up with that possibility...
    desireemm desireemm 41-45, F Aug 13

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    Hi all, I am an adult sleepwalker with a mild condition (recurrent sleepwalking but not leading to any injuries/danger to myself or others). Since there is a relative paucity of...
    LukeSleepwalker LukeSleepwalker 56-60, M Aug 12

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    The more research I do and have become self aware. I've starting seeing things falling into place. Like one huge major thing for me is I have always wondered why it is that I will...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I have never felt particularly connected to the world, it had always been like I was floating slightly above it, not really feeling, not really seeing, not really living. But it...
    acealien acealien 16-17, F Aug 11

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    I need some advice i need help on my medication . I havent taken it .
    pauu93 pauu93 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I had a dream a few nights ago my wife was going over to some guys house to have sleep over and she came home and told me she had sex with him
    piledriver3900 piledriver3900 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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