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I Have Sleep Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 have sleep apnia ...first diagnosed with over 50 apnias per hour - which was surprising to sleep clinic, given my weight, age and build..., i hate using the mask..and im single...
    boldyuk boldyuk 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    His words keep floating back into my mind. How ugly I am, fat, disgusting. I don't why I listen to the man who r.aped me, but I do. Why would he go to all that trouble if I wasn't...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I use to stutter when I was younger and now being slightly/completely (depending on who you ask) antisocial, I have had a hard time talking completely right. I tend to slur...
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I would like to discuss my symptoms and share with others who have this condition,I have suffered from jaw pain for almost 3 years,the locking or inflammation is terrible and is...
    sar2015 sar2015 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Creepy Warning My name is Chris. I have had sleep paralysis recently. It is not my first time dealing with sleep paralysis, i have it rather frequently like 1-3 times a month, it...
    Footedeal Footedeal 70+, M Feb 6

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    I had a friend sleep over in like he first time in forever :P we mostly just watched movies, well we just watched movies:P Annabelle, Tusk, And both of The Human Centipedes. :P the...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is a terrifying and violating experience and sometimes violent. I have been woken to what sounds like voices in my ear and found i could not move, as if someone extremely...
    LadySarahNight LadySarahNight 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have sleeping disorders, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. It just really sucks too many pills and my therphist annoys me at times.
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I can't sleep really. Have to try. Even tho I'll probably get no where, but looking at the back of my eye lids. They say when you can't sleep it means you're stuck in somebody else...
    Kittykriket Kittykriket 18-21 2 Responses a week ago

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    i have sleeping pills i have to take at night but yet i still have trouble sleeping.
    kissmebabe15 kissmebabe15 13-15, F Feb 22

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    Second of the dreams I had last night, this is the lucid one! Ok so I had 3 pets, a kitten, a puppy and my real life dog. But I couldn't spend time with them because I was away at...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a psychology student, but I am not a typical one. I study mental disorders on my own. I read stories of poor girls being raped, I go to the library and borrow books about...
    littlelittlepooky littlelittlepooky 18-21, F Feb 11

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    Myths about the top 10 most common mental illnesses: 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder: Myth: Somebody who avoids social interaction is “antisocial”. Truth: Many people...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like such an insomniac lately. I just have so much on my mind and no one to vent to. My son's father I live with him, he can fall asleep at the drop of a hat, and besides...
    Alicia921 Alicia921 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    And most of the time I really wish they'd stop. 1. Why do I spend hours of my time per week sorting out my recycling when the recycling guys then pick up all my sorted recycling...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Hi everyone! So I'll be posting my full story later but just wanted to do a short version. I'm 17 and was diagnosed in October 2014, they found out it was BCS after only being...
    Abbyrk Abbyrk 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    My man and I are a perfect match, like two puzzle pieces. His family is filled with psychologists, psychiatrists, and preachers. Even his sister, my friend, is a psyche major that...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    okay so.. i'm young. and i've done things, been through things. my life wasn't the best. i drink, smoke, have sex, i cheated... don't think i did these things because i want to be...
    angelgoinghome angelgoinghome 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Macrogenitosomia or Clitoromegaly.. I probably constructed one of my most well thought out vents to date and through the anomalies of the EP spirits it simply vanished on this...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 22

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    I don't know if I fit in with this. Ever sense I was little I did little impulse, I guess you can call them things. When I was younger and still now one thing I do is I make these...
    OrdinarilyDifferent OrdinarilyDifferent 13-15, F Feb 24

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    I have fibromyalgia like millions of people. How many of us suffer from CFS, fibro, Lupus, arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, gout, mental and emotional issues? Is it progressive...
    fibromommy fibromommy 41-45, F 21 hrs ago

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    This so called sleep paralysis, is what the doctors and scientists say because they them selfs don't know what it is. And they say its all got to do with so called rem sleep? And...
    ashleymendes55 ashleymendes55 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Ah the world record for someone who have not slept for long is 11 days and for till date experts say humans cant live beyond that without sleeping. Sleeping is important because...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    technically, we all get sleep paralysis as aoon as we cycle back to stage 1 sleep (REM sleep). we cycle through all the stages of sleep in no specific order, numerous times...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 7

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    I have so many things I want to write about, but I am stuck in the same place I was when I posted my last post. I am still not able to get my head around it so I can't get myself...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    So I started out never being able to sleep from when I was 12 until I was about 16. Then now I can't sleep at night, I'm not tired at night, then I fall asleep at early morning and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Ehh. I wouldn't say it's messed up, but more like a scattered sleep schedule... I never get to sleep around the same times, or get the same hours of sleep every night, simply...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F Feb 12

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      Study- sleep -study- sleep- study-sleep -study-sleep -sleep - well I decided to sleep :)
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Feb 13

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    Man I am so tired I could close my eyes right now. I managed to get new earphones two weeks ago but those were faulty and I couldn't use them. My mother bought me a new pair about...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Feb 21

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    I Initiate Sex In My Sleep - I've been doing this for a while. I sleep walk and sleep eat as well. last night we drank a lot and stayed up late as usual, like we do on the weekends...
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    On my second pair of earphones in about just over a month which lasted only a few days. It breaks super quick in one ear. One ear is much quieter and it disrupts me sleep. I am...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses a week ago

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