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I Have Sleep Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 89 People

    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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    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 3 Responses Sep 30, 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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    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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    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 Feb 26

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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 idea what it is. I just tend to wake up 'accidentally', in other words, wake up when I should not have woken up, if that makes sense! Like...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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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 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    Possibly since I was a child. I've never been able to sleep through the night. I always thought it was just because my mind was consumed with the chaos of my family. (I still think...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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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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    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 a week ago

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    ⌂ Home Debbie Avatar Debbie ⚙ Forgive my spelling errors (was very hard to write) Also forgive how long winded this is, but fellow FM sufferers can relate to how...
    debbie913 debbie913 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, I'm new here, so I'm not exactly sure how this goes.. But I figured I'd give it a shot. Here's a little bit about me: My name is Sara, I'm 19 years old, I live with my...
    darling1925 darling1925 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    If I manage to sleep, I awaken to all over burning, throbbing, stiffened pain; if I don't sleep, I position myself all night to pretend like I don't burn and hurt so badly I want...
    debbie913 debbie913 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't trust men. I am afraid of them. I have never never been sexually abused. But I have had a psychologically abusive relationship with my dad for most of my life. I can't...
    mgkatie mgkatie 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I know I have death anxiety. The problem is I'm only 15, and dying in about 70+ years makes me cry. The thing about death that I'm afraid of is, just not being concious or...
    MyPotentialThoughts MyPotentialThoughts 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Going on my fourth day without sleep. My ADD meds don't work as well when I'm sleep deprived, so I'm more hyperactive than usual. I've had to rewrite this several times already...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    It's not that I don't sleep well, but I wake up about 5.30 every day, even on a weekend, and can't go back to sleep.
    HoldenC13 HoldenC13 51-55, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Ah it's 2 AM. I really want to sleep, but I have internet access :c
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Like many mental health issues, eating disorders are simply not recognized as severe public health problems and carries a great stigma. But there is POWER in collective...
    MSWatUSC MSWatUSC 22-25, F Apr 13

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    I never thought id be jealous of an animal http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/travel/video-1178561/Curious-elephant-bull-wakes-deep-sleep-Greater-Kruger.html What is deep sleep? I...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 10 hrs ago

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    If you get no reply then I apologise because there is a high possibility that I have gone sleep
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    **** people who say anxiety and panic disorder isn't real. **** people who say that it's all in your head. **** people who say that it doesn't exist. **** people who say ANY...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    It's almost 3 a.m. and I'm exhausted but I can't sleep..... This seems to be happening a lot lately.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm terrified of the dark and the only thing that can help me sleep is either music or a night light. Yeah, I know I'm an adult, but I'm terrified of the dark. Sometimes I won't...
    W1ll0wstream101 W1ll0wstream101 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I hate it when people say sleeping with sirens suck but to my honest opinion I think there amazing
    jajjimenez jajjimenez 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    When most people hear the words "eating disorder", they imagine a white middle-class teenage girl. And they think the girl chooses to restrict, binge, or purge her eating because...
    Musicwillsaveyoursoul Musicwillsaveyoursoul 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I wish I could be used in research. I am a lucid dreamer and have a psychotic disorder, and have used skills I developed from lucid dreaming to help manage my psychosis as well as...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Research on Movement Disorders! If you live in the San Francisco Bay area or Boston area, we are looking for people to participate in a research study on the topic of living with...
    tovalynn tovalynn 26-30, F Apr 15

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    Research on Movement Disorders! If you live in the San Francisco Bay area or Boston area, we are looking for people to participate in a research study on the topic of living with...
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    Research on Movement Disorders! If you live in the San Francisco Bay area or Boston area, we are looking for people to participate in a research study on the topic of living with...
    tovalynn tovalynn 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Heyyy, just venting lbvs! I don't have any friends, nor family! is it by choice mmm yea in a way but not really! I tend to block people out and keep a tough guard! Why, because I...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 49 mins ago

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    I've been pondering over my marital situation a lot. My ‚ husband' and I are not by any definition of the word a couple - what we've got is an amicable family partnering...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    My Best Friend was murdered on December 26, 2014... They still haven't convicted his killed.. He was the greatest person in my life... I still sleep in his shirt and have his...
    KatieBugg795 KatieBugg795 18-21, F 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    So my boyfriend who I have been with since 21.02.2014 got sent to jail on Wednesday 8th April 2015 and it was totally unexpected. We thought he would receive a secure surveillance...
    zoe1995 zoe1995 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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