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I Have Sleep Disorders

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    If I went to sleep and never woke up, I'd be so happy. So I guess it's like I want to be in a coma. Only I'd never wake up, so they would pull the plug. I want to cut so bad right...
    crystal234 crystal234 13-15, F 28 mins ago

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    My husband loves me like a person loves a loyal dog. He's never been in love with me and he's only staying with me because he doesn't have another place to immediately go to, and...
    milalew milalew 26-30, F 28 mins ago

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    haven't been sleeping at all lately worried about what i was told in my physical. gotta see a specialist on monday. he thought he felt a mass or something in my bladder
    lovewins2123 lovewins2123 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I've been very stressed lately. With school and projects and those exams, I felt like I was going down. Luckily school is over. But when school was still in session I was going mad...
    OtsanaWolf3344 OtsanaWolf3344 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    For this reason I have more than 2 pillows. If I sleep in someone else's bed. I even sleep without a pillow if there's only 1 so that i can hug it. It's seems sweet for some reason...
    Lalaloopsiebabe Lalaloopsiebabe 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    Pretty much every night for me. I just stay up anywhere from 2 to 4 in the morning, and sleep in most days. I'll just have to be up eating, singing, but usually just alone with my...
    fairlydecentperson fairlydecentperson 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    This has been my life story now for at least four years. It seems like no matter what time I go to bed at night, I have this stupid need to wake up at somewhere between 2:30 and 4...
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    I'm just going to write the things I'd had while experiencing psychotic episodes. I have had hard time forgiving myself or accepting myself because of these. I doubt my existence...
    shirrinha34 shirrinha34 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I feel like I have never really been in love with anyone real. Don't get me wrong, I love my bf, I enjoy his company and appreciate him , he's cute, kind and he loves me more than...
    1EPcat 1EPcat 70+, F 9 hrs ago

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    yes sometimes i dream at night.... and i like sleeping because it helps us inside... me it bring me confort and peace; regenerates myself...
    typewritter03 typewritter03 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Was out all night at a party and yet can still not sleep after laying in bed with my eyes closed for over a hour. I wish there was a easy cure for insomnia besides the pills my...
    skittymic skittymic 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Can't sleep!! Ugh anyone with the same problem??
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am so used to it at this point, I have a routine. It's about 3:15 a.m. ... in about forty-five minutes, I will start coffee and accept the fact that I am up for another night...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am just laying here in bed, Horny, tired, and Lonely. I want to sleep, but I just can't seem to fall asleep, so I just lay here, Doing much of nothing, and I guess just writing...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    it is happening again. i can not sleep at all. there is only one image in my brain. it keeps me awake. no mater how much i try i can not change it. it makes me overthink and...
    msb2015 msb2015 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Once you get a taste of sleeping next to someone you love, sleeping alone in your own bed really sucks!
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I often cry myself to sleep, more than usual lately, I am going through a whole lot right now, especially with my family, there has been a lot of stress, and during the day I smile...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    its so difficult to stay possitive at times. i try but alot of people feel awkward about mental disorders that if i cant be possitive, i fake it. i am so tired of feeling weak. i...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love sleeping naked. How do you like to sleep??
    imhiphop11 imhiphop11 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    it really affects me when others are hurting...I literally feel others pain
    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Sleep apnoea occurs when the walls of the throat come together or collapse during sleep, blocking off the upper part of the airway. A person with this disorder might have a sleep...
    Topoz2017 Topoz2017 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I LOVE sleeping with eye mask. It's been 10 years now and I have not slept a day without it. 😀 Even if I go to sleepovers or going on holiday that's the first thing I pack...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I keep checking every few minutes to make sure any kind of bug isn't in my room because that's gross and creepy if they are, I just don't feel like sleeping, and the Internet keeps...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have my machine and my mask but my problem is more I can use it and it doesn't bother me it's small and goes right over my nose. It only bothers me after 1 hour of sleep I always...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 21 years old and I have a actual reason why I can't sleep I have sleep apnea it's minor when I'm on my back and more medium when I'm on my side, it's odd and unsure why but...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 5 days ago

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    I love sleeping but these days I can't sleep without sleeping pills. I just lay awake twisting and turning its so frustrating. I am so tired sleepy but can't sleep. It's 5am...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is it normal to have chest pains when I'm anxious?
    k179 k179 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    THE WHITE LADY One of the creepiest, and earliest - experiences that I can remember is the ghost of an elderly woman who would visit me at night when I was a little girl. The...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F Jun 26

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    Please read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you. I’m your stereotypical...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F Jun 26

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    Write about your experiencePlease read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26