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I Have Sleep Disorders

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm pretty depressed right now and can't sleep, would like someone to talk to. Maybe talking to someone will make me feel better. Is anyone up?
    Rune2u Rune2u 18-21, M 1 Response 45 mins ago

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    for once, i want to sleep! the one time i want to sleep and my brain won't shut the **** up! how do you make it shut up?!
    wolfsparadise wolfsparadise 13-15, M 55 mins ago

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    It's Saturday morning and I haven't had a good chat with someone for a bit. I'm always interested in something you have to say. I might be making coffee in a bit, wife is still...
    abbyroad56 abbyroad56 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    My Maternal family members have always mentioned this story, which is based on a true real life twist that may add up as the story progresses. Hold onto your love, this may explain...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I went to bed around 1am and woke up a few minutes ago. I can't get back to sleep. :(
    Starsatnight1 Starsatnight1 26-30, F 16 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have to get up in 5 hours for work and I can't get myself to sleep. I hate going to work feeling like a zombie. I guess I'm going to have to overdose myself on caffeine again.
    lustrousmoon37 lustrousmoon37 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    current situation ugh :/ every night the same problem i hate sleep with a passion :(
    sisiyah sisiyah 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    So, I've been seeing psychiatrists and counselors for years and they change up their **** on what I have...I don't get it I don't fit most of criteria of this disorder anyways. I'm...
    DakotaMuffin DakotaMuffin 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    OMG, i can't sleep, there's nothing on TV. so I'm stuck watching The Prince of Persia. i would love to be sleeping.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Despite my best efforts, and now knowing how important sleep is, here I am, a mature man who should know better, still going to bed far too late and at irregular times. I end up on...
    angelmanfire angelmanfire 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    I called my mom...finally asked her if I could come home...he left a few min ago cause I wouldn't let him sleep until he was nice and communicated with me cause that's all I...
    sisigns sisigns 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    So I am just diagnosed and freaked out. Was told I have 58-62 episodes an hour that I stop breathing and at times I get hypoxia because my oxygen drops to 70% and if I don't wear...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    11 Surprising Signs You Are Really Lack of Sleep #SleepAid , (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4405) Lack of sleep is unhealthy and can leave you unable to concentrate and...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M 20 hrs ago

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    well, that's not entirely correct, I can't sleep to normal hours. my whole sleep patterns are all over the shop, I don't mind so much at least I do get sleep but sometimes it...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    You know what ****** me off? When people wish mental illnesses on themselves. As if having Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Borderline Personality Disorder, Complex PTSD...
    Inevitablyflawed Inevitablyflawed 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can feel myself getting sleepy, but my body, my mind won't let me drift off into the sweet bliss of nothingness. I can feel it in my bones the sleepiness is trying to lull me to...
    FadeIntoTheDarkness FadeIntoTheDarkness 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My lady and I always sleep naked, When we first got together, I was delighted when she told me that she always sleeps naked, as I have done for many years. Every night we cuddle...
    Caljoe Caljoe 61-65, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So tonight I tried to sleep naked for the first time. It didn't feel right so now I'm sleeping in a tee shirt and underwear. Maybe if I slowly wean into it I'll feel more...
    pepsie106 pepsie106 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't even remember what it's like to sleep a full night. most the time I sleep an hour or two and then I'm up again wandering the apartment wondering where the Sandman is and...
    moonstar312 moonstar312 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My mom and brother were talking about eating disorders and my mom looked at me and said Emily's the one I worry about she's the one who's always looking at thins proration and...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    My 12 year old sister is showing signs of anxiety disorders.. I feel so bad.. Especially knowing how much it can mess you up.. She's so young too :/
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm having this horrible habit of sleeping 10-13 hours a day. I'll try to get to bed at 10 p.m. and set my alarm for 7 a.m. but when I wake up even after those 9 hours of sleep, I...
    mattheadplus mattheadplus 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm 23 years old and I still have sleepovers. I'm not ashamed to say it because I still have sleepovers for a good reason. If my mom is gonna be out for the whole night or the...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have no idea what triggers it. Sometimes it's depression, sometimes it's happiness. Right now I cant seem to keep food down without feeling guilty or wanting to throw it back up...
    YouKnowWho15 YouKnowWho15 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    people just need help and encouragement...sad some people do not understand and negative comments will only push a person further down the bad road. What's really disgusting is...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Jul 19

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    im trying to improve it but its very difficult with no money. I have sleep apnea and low testosterone, and its difficult to deal with without money and good doctors
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M Jul 19

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    I can't sleep. It is 4am in the morning, but I can't close my eyes and sleep. Today is my Monday & I have to go back to work, which woulf be fine, if i didnt have to see John and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I've always had trouble sleeping; usually, I only get a little bit of sleep each night (around 3-5 hours), and I end up waking up, staring at the ceiling, and then just doing...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have really bad insomnia. I just can't sleep it's abnormal like I'm not suppose to sleep. It's so bad I feel tired but my body doesn't want to sleep and I find myself up for over...
    Shilfer Shilfer 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18