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I Have Sleep Disorders

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    (I keep track of my SP episodes

    even my dreams in my dream journal for about 2 years now by the way) Today ill be explaing some of my SP experiences. I've been having SP episodes since February of last year. Ever since I've had SP at least once a month, a lot of the times I'd have SP 10 times in a row in one...
    liquidgold18k liquidgold18k 18-21, F Jan 4

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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, 2015

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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 5 Responses Apr 11, 2015

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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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I need some advice from other people who have been through the mental health system and have been diagnosed with mental disorders. When I was diagnosed, it did not feel official...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I struggle to get to sleep. I sit in my bed for up to 2 hours before i get to sleep and then wake up every hour in the middle of the night. I've tried listening to a sleeping album...
    Heyyitzmoi Heyyitzmoi 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It is so hard. I keep getting told to focus on myself and my baby. My husband just went back to work after recovering from addiction, and my baby was born a month early. Earlier in...
    Starkizzed21 Starkizzed21 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    From past few weeks I am feeling this . I don't know whether it's good or bad. But I want to sleep and never wake up. But the grace and will of God may be something different...
    uniqueguy91 uniqueguy91 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In my dream last night, one part of it was me reading more about anxiety online. There was a list of anxieties experienced by people who actually had anxiety disorder, and a list...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate it. I hate this ******* machine. Having to wear this headset. Why do I have it!? I'm thin, don't drink or smoke and work out. This sucks.
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been awake for about 33 and a half hours now and I'm at the point where the longer I stay awake, the less I want to sleep. This always happens when I've been awake for this...
    Redstar86 Redstar86 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It was during the summer. I was out of school and house hopping since I had no stable home to go back to. It was a difficult year. I felt like dying every day. I had bouts of...
    starsheepie starsheepie 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This anxiety is bad on me and bad on my husband . He doesnt treat me like he used to, If i had a better man who knows anxiety and be willing to take me in Id be willing Am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    This is something I realized today while walking down the street when I saw a group of small kids hanging out at one of the boys houses. I remember when we were little and didn't...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I napped a little today, was tired and sleepy, which is the perfect combination for that damn sleep paralysis. As I started to drown in this delicious sleep, I felt that HUGE air...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I find a lot of people on EP have misunderstandings about what borderline personality disorder is (like mixing up different disorders). So for anyone coming on this page for...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm thinking of deleting my account since I get no actual help from anybody on here. Besides tons of people would be better off without me. I don't think I'll do it yet, but I see...
    TheAutomaticMan TheAutomaticMan 16-17, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I hate the way I look. I'm to fat I should stop eating why can't I be pretty like other girls
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Stuff it I'm eating a big packet of sugar biscuits
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F Feb 4

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    I don't fall asleep till either 5:15am or 7:30am.... I have to leave for school at 6:20.. So basically I get about an hour of sleep or don't go to school and sleep all day... My...
    T0KY0 T0KY0 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    no lie, it's hard for me to sleep. If, and when I am finally able to sleep, I can't stay asleep no more than 2 hrs... so I'd sleep 2-4 hrs a night.
    honeyandmocha honeyandmocha 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Would you join? I have made a community for people suffering from depression, anxiety, personality disorders, bullying, abuse, self-harming, suicidal ideation....pretty much life...
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    yes in deed!!! I still have sleepovers. I had one last weekend with 6 friends over. it was awesome!!!!! we had so much fun. and we stayed up until like 3am it was so cool. maybe...
    bdawn36502 bdawn36502 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I hate this. I was doing good for a while, then ONE night I stay up will 3 again and I screw myself. Wide awake once again, it might not be as late as it could be but still...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F Feb 1

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    I wish that I had been properly warned about the worst possible side effects of an RX drug that ruined my nervous system. I have found other people on this site who have developed...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I did not realize my childhood was ****** up until.. I experienced loads of therapy. As an 8 year old child, I thought I liked cleaning, if you can believe it. "What 8 year old...
    katysailinghome katysailinghome 22-25, F Jan 30

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    I remember the scariest episode I had once was in 2011,I remember I went to sleep and my bed was shaking and I think I was floating up then I was put back down? I woke up so scared...
    skyy23 skyy23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    sometimes I am so happy, grateful, and have hope. but sometimes I am just so sad and depressed because of the truths and reality. and I just think about it every night before I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 29

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    I live alone in a small apartment in Nevada. Last night I had one of the worst experiences I've ever had with sleep paralysis. I've experienced SP before and it's nothing new to me...
    ChloeRivers ChloeRivers 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Now more than ever. How could it have gotten so bad? Why so hard just to maintain my sense of self and reality, its like every day is a fight just to find who i really am, and yet...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M Jan 28

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    Quite possibly the worst mix of mental disorders one could possibly be diagnosed with. I have moments where all three clash and it literally feels like I am going crazy. It's scary...
    iSpyce iSpyce 31-35 Jan 28

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    Most of the time I do. When it is a normal night I mostly close my door before I go to sleep. The only time I keep my door open is I just woke up out of sleep paralysis or a...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses