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I Have Sleep Disorders

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    Sleepies

    hi all, just wanted to share here. have any of you heard of Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrom? well, that's what i have, and sometimes i just hate it! a lot of people give me grief because they claim there is no such thing and that i could change my sleep patterns if i really tried...
    earthdragon earthdragon 31-35, F Jul 25, 2008

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    Sometimes, I just can't sleep.

    I can go the whole day without sleeping. I also don't get enough sleep. It don't like this because I feel tired and nervous the whole day. Things are worse when I have to work. It is not that I can't sleep like having 'insomnia ' or something. I just don't feel tired or want to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8

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    Hypersomnolence....

    It has taken 10 years for the doctors to listen to me about my constant fatigue....First it was "You are the mommy of two babies.." ( my boys are 1 year apart) Then it was depression and anxiety.... A few years ago I found out that I have hypothyroidism...almost no thyroid levels...
    liveinlove2 liveinlove2 31-35 2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    Found Out I Have Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

    This is where the legs become irritant even when layer down. They become itchy and can have the impression of something crawling on them. It is horrible and stops me from going to sleep straight away. Eventually when I do get to sleep I have been told I fling my arms everywhere...
    caketin8 caketin8 18-21, F Feb 10, 2013

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    Not Sure What It's Called But, Yes.

    I have a form of sleep apnea that makes me moan in my sleep. Literally, I orgasmically moan in my sleep. I'm not feeling anything yet, I moan like I am. I've gotten a lot of different reactions from it. It's cute, it's funny, it's annoying, it's sexy. (I like that last one. lol...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 2011

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    Simple

    i just wake up every morning between 3 and 4 am not been diagnosed with anything and i must admit I am not tired but it is a pain i just lie there and think of becoming a woman and what I would do
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T 2 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Finally...I'm Not Crazy!!

    I have been plagued with this sleep 'disturbance' ever since I was a child. I used to ask a lot of people if they ever had this happen to them...and had never had one person ever say they had. I started, over the years, to question myself. Was I crazy? Was this some sort of deep...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    Getting Worse Than I Thought

    I'm conscious of my health, I know keeping a good balance is the key, eat healthy, exercise, drink lots of water and sleep 8 hours. The fact I don't sleep during the night is considered as sleeping disorder. But lately my sleeping schedule is messing up the whole thing, I used to...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    Sleeping Disorders

    That's why I'm sleepingKelly.  I have an entirely different personality when I'm sleeping.  I suffer from Nocturnal Sleep Related Eating Disorder (NSRED) and REM Behavioral Disorder (RBD).  This means that I eat in my sleep and that I also acted out my dreams. ...
    sleepingKelly sleepingKelly 21-25, F 4 Responses May 10, 2007

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    Mental Or Physical Problem?

    “The colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel about the steeple of my dreams.” Claude Debussy quotes (French composer, 1862-1918) Just a awesome quote to start off with. Please feel free to tell me what you think and give me advice because I need it. The...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 4, 2008

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    Getting Help For Sleep Disorders

    There are over 80 different sleep disorders. Sleep apnea  is probably  the most recognized. These disorders can be of Pulmonary ,neurological ,or behavioral in nature, or  a combination of all three. Sleep can effect many body organs and functions.If you think you have a...
    Sleepingsam Sleepingsam 56-60 Apr 1, 2012

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    Not again D: I was going to take a quick nape ... Then later my I hear a noise in my ears and start getting heavy and heavy . I try to clap my hands and scream my sister to for but...
    neoncloud neoncloud 16-17, M Nov 30

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    Idk what types of sleep disorders are there in the world, but sometimes, I really feel/do weird things in my sleep that I think I might have some kind of sleep disorder. Apart...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have many disorders because of my childhood and the way I grew up.
    KensleyRenee KensleyRenee 16-17, F Nov 24

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    It really annoys me when I see people who have absolutely nothing wrong with them lying to the doctors and the council saying they have mental disorders and other false made up...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I have realized that women can actually have mental or emotional illness (small ones like Depression or Bipolar disorder) most people just over look it because we are females. They...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Dec 3

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    For example.. The last six nights: Friday into Saturday: Asleep by 3am, awake at 9:30am briefly and then fully awake at 11:30am. Decent but not great sleep. Saturday: Couldn't...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    My fan keeps me alive in away... It blows air in my face while I sleep. I have sleep apnea and everytime I wake up from naps I feel short of breath, and my heart is pumping. Ugh My...
    PokeCotard PokeCotard 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I want to enjoy my free time. I still want to be able to have my interests/hobbies, work( one day I'll be owning my own business), traveling, friends, maybe some volunteering. I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I quit another job & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. What is my purpose in life? If it's being a **** up, then I have definitely succeeded with that. I hate myself for...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    What I hate even more is waking up in the middle of the night...alone. Some might think how lucky I am....no snoring partner that steals the covers, but that also means I have no...
    Macy24 Macy24 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Really, is there any better feeling and a more sound sleep method out there?
    nudistdom23 nudistdom23 51-55, M 1 Response 32 mins ago

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    When I was younger I never ate. Not because I was scared to gain, but because when I was hungry I never felt like actually eating. The thought of it even made me nauseous at times...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Dec 6

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    I struggle with eating disorders. I chew and spit, I starve myself and sometimes I overeat junk food and then sometimes take diet pills and laxatives. Please someone message me and...
    kristen18p kristen18p 18-21, F Dec 9

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    Up again tonight, at that point where i want to give up. I'm so tired but i can't sleep. My mind is racing and my heart is really loud. Full meds and im doing all the right things...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Don't you just hate those horrible headaches, that feel like the muscles are just stretching and stretching and it won't stop? Like a horrible tightening feeling around the whole...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Mind racing, couldn't sleep. Same song keeps going around in my head. went to use the bathroom but ended up worshiping the porcelain alter. Now I'm sitting here in wool socks...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I know over the years I have had some dreams that would make a great movie or book... I just don't ever remember to write it down or enough of it to finish writing... What do you...
    CrownedSprite CrownedSprite 41-45, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    ~20 Years Later~ . So, that guy I dated when I was 16-17 yrs old and again when I was about 20-23 yrs old (cause I thought he might had changed during that time but didn’t...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I have been this way since I was 12 Yrs old, due to my parents divorcing and me having to live in 2 other towns at different times. I became suicidal at age 15 and that lasted up...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F Nov 21

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    I feel like parents should stop being over protective and stop sheltering their kids so much. I didn't come from an overprotective family - and neither did half of my friends...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    I know most people, when they have these type of disorders, it's never really from embarrassment but mostly from abuse or an experience of their own deaths or seeing another's...
    LDll LDll 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    And it was terrible. It developed over a period of years, years that I remember only perfectionism, anxiety, and self consciousness. I wanted to change myself. At age 10, I went...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3

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    So today is such a ****** day for me. I am in so much pain my head feels like its in a vice!!!! My butt cheek is killing me from the sciatic nerve that is being pinched from the...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M Dec 5

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    I feel as though I have a purpose to heal people through my music, I have started writing songs for people that I Love on EP! and it really does warm there heart and mine I play...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    i have an older brother who is literally insane and a drug addict ..over the years he's been in and out of psychiatric wards and mental hospitals and rehabs.. since i can remember...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    How I Moved Beyond Insomnia by Jennifer Jackson, The Mind-Body Coach www.beyondinsomnia.com We all know people who can sleep like a rock no matter what. I have never been one of...
    beyondinsomnia beyondinsomnia 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have security issues I guess. I can't sleep unless my bedroom door is closed, closed WELL. Then I can't sleep with my back facing the door, even if the door is closed, so I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Dec 2

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    Is 4:49 I woke up a few minutes earlier :( I'm very tired but can't sleep, the worst is I'm having a bad migraine, everybody is sleeping. I can hear the birds singing already and...
    lizzyWaterbearer lizzyWaterbearer 18-21, F Nov 21

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    I suppose I could call it insomnia. It has been both productive and destructive in my life. I can remember as a child having great difficulty sleeping. When I discovered books I...
    TunnelofTrees TunnelofTrees 36-40, M Nov 28

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    I've been experiencing sleep paralysis for a while now, but it seems to have changed a bit for me. Before if I was going to have a sleep paralysis dream, it would only be a sleep...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I sometimes go 1-3 days without sleep... I don't know what it is.. I'll be lying in bed eyes close thinking of nothing.. Next thing I know it's 5 and I have to start getting ready...
    sharkymaster sharkymaster 13-15, M Dec 11

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    I can't sleep when I want too. That's my issue. I keep falling asleep in the middle of the day or really early in the night and I can't stay up. Then when I feel dead tired and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    Good sleep is the greatest medicine of all. Mental disturbance can be eradicated by a solid sleep of 6-7 hours a day. In fact, all problems in life can be solved with the clear...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I've always had sleep paralysis on random occasions throughout my life and never really knew what was happenening, and just put it down to a 'bad dream'. Recently I've been having...
    fletch92er fletch92er 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I had been falling asleep at random times for awhile, so we went to see a doctor. He suggested a sleep study to see what was wrong. The sleep study show breathing problems, so the...
    wouldbehockeyplayer wouldbehockeyplayer 61-65 Dec 3

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    I just graduated high school like 2 weeks ago and I've been sleeping late and only waking up in the afternoon, just being a potato and stuff. I don't get why it's wrong to just...