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I Have Sleep Disorders

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm a very healthy person however i have sleep apnea the way they put it was odd, when i'm on my side apparently i stop breathing more actually. And when i'm on my back i breath...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Does everyone think eating disorders are a bad thing? It helps me lose weight for the first time so I don't see the problem...
    ElisabethH123 ElisabethH123 18-21, F May 8

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    But what if the one who create "moral codes" have disorders and those they call "crazy" were actually "normal"? who knows right?
    wereuniverse wereuniverse 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    First time I got SP (Sleep Paralysis) was few months ago. What is Sleep Paralysis? Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening...
    xAnnaa xAnnaa 13-15, F 1 Response May 21

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    Yesterday morning Sleep Paralysis struck me again. I haven;t had in in awhile, so it got me by surprise. I took a 4 hour nap before. From 17:00 to 21:00. I stayed up until 5:00...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response May 3

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    ive had sleep paralysis since a very young age..... but theres one experience i will never forget. i came home from school one day and was really tired so i decided to take a nap i...
    hugsandtequila hugsandtequila 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    Its scary :/ I don't want to sleep. No!No!
    aliveisawesome aliveisawesome 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    Nobody loves me. Nobody cares about me. I eat because nobody likes me. I force myself to eat until I vomit. I vomit to lose weight because I'm too fat. Nobody loves me because I'm...
    oOoitslucyoOo oOoitslucyoOo 22-25, F 7 Responses May 9

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    I've experienced it 3 times and my life, and it was very scary.
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    in fact many sleeping disorders....
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have sleep apnea and even though i have the sleep mask because its new i still find myself tired and never awake.
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a 17 year old girl living in Australia, and I have struggled with having a solid friend group my whole life. I have had good friends throughout the years, but mostly they have...
    assnuglet assnuglet 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Aside from sleeping naked, I always need to keep my feet uncovered when sleeping. I can't sleep when they're under the blanket. Strange, but true.
    Sikarno Sikarno 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    I suck at sleeping because all I do is stress about big things like a holiday coming up or money or alitlle thing like stopping to bite my nails or what that person said to me...
    ALW1992 ALW1992 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Ok so I read my palms for fun but basically I have really weird palms ...because if u can see my head and heart lines are connected...I just have one line instead of 2... I looked...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    i have a wild side when i get insomnia. i am a bi male and last year i could not sleep found an adult bookstore with private booths. did not take long for me to find a guy. he...
    stlguy45 stlguy45 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yeah I have a bird alright. It's 4am and there's this stupid bird outside who's been chanting the same 3 notes non-stop from 2am. DohMiRei DohMiRei DohMiRei DohMiRei DohMiRei...
    JackOLanterns JackOLanterns 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Apparently most people barely remember their dreams. I'm extremely fascinated by dreams because ever since I was little I've been lucid dreaming every single night. It's so amazing...
    Alesnow Alesnow 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Can't sleep:( anyone up right now?
    socalbabe321 socalbabe321 18-21, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    eating disorders are much more difficult to cope with than your bad eating habits. eat less and exercise if you want to lose weight. it's sad that people actually WANT an eating...
    imverylost imverylost 18-21, F May 11

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    God why are people with autism spectrum disorders so retarded and sensitive? They need to buck up! Okay so two weeks ago my other autistic friend spend the night with me because I...
    JoyJoy7 JoyJoy7 22-25, F 8 Responses May 11

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    Eating disorders are not fun to have they are very hard to fix and sometimes they lead to depression
    mackenziep71 mackenziep71 13-15, F May 11

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    I have DDNOS1 (Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) aka OSSD (Other Specified Dissociative Disorder) DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA (Code 300.15) from DSM-IV: This category is...
    TheCynicalOne TheCynicalOne 22-25, F May 13

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    I mean Mental Disorders, there is a difference. One is named Jenna, she is practically my sister. She has a rather severe case of bipolar disorder. She and I know each other from...
    AnonWesker AnonWesker 13-15, M 1 Response May 14

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    I have struggled with eating disorders for 3 years now. It started when my swimming coach asked my to drop some pounds, even though i was healthy. This man started a hell for me...
    sarlpede sarlpede 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    Schools don't give nearly adequate education in topics that really matter in life, like s*x, drugs, smoking, equality, alcohol, that sort of thing. In my school we have an annual...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've struggled with eating disorders since I was 14, recently, I've put on a tonne of weight and my bulimia seems to have got worse. I find myself over the toilet bowl before I can...
    Lello37 Lello37 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Or I thought that was all I had. I have had stomach issues from a very young age and have had tests done to rule out other digestive disorders in the past. There had been a...
    Wandering2 Wandering2 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Breaking Through Your Loved One’s Denial Watching someone you love struggle with an illness can be heartbreaking. It’s even harder when they yell at you, tell you to leave...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Yeah, sure..... My psychologist told me I could have a form of autism, I have no clue how they came up with such a thing. I looked up the symptoms in adults, and saw some symptoms...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1 13-15, F 1 Response May 8