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I Have Sleep Disorders

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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, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So, I am an American teenager and I believe that I have multiple psychological disorders. After reading and researching a few psychological disorders after being told that I may...
    JoeTheMessiah JoeTheMessiah 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Everyday now is a struggle to maintain my sense of self. This condition, I thought that I had beaten it. For two years, relatively, I lived without its more severe effects. Last...
    sreiland sreiland 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    when i first experienced this i thought it was just a dream, but it has now happened to me every other night for a couple months. I have found that when it happens one part of my...
    jasminediamond jasminediamond 18-21, F Oct 26

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    So a few days ago when I was home alone during the day and chilling in the sofa I kind of drifted between being awake and half-asleep. I must have fallen asleep though (even if I...
    InACorner InACorner 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    On one occasion i felt i seen a shadow of a man with long hair sprawled out above my wardrobe, now i am too scared to sleep on my own as it seems it is only when i experience sleep...
    jasminediamond jasminediamond 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I've experienced sleep paralysis on and off for many years now. It doesn't happen much anymore, but when it does, it doesn't scare me as much as it used to. I don't let it. Back...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I have had this for years but I only just found out what it was a few years ago. This usually happens when I take a nap and I am sleeping on my back. I'll wake up in a panic only...
    Hopeless314 Hopeless314 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    lets have a girly sleepover where we bake cookies n make out all night
    paleprincess paleprincess 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 7

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    I played with a Ouija board. I went to church. That night I had a nightmare. in my dream I saw demons. I heard a vibrating Humm over my house. when I woke in my room I could not...
    LoveRobbery LoveRobbery 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 26

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    Yep not hungry I ate 600 cals.
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Wow, I didn't even know there was a name for this! I routinely experience what I always thought were dreams, right as I'm starting to doze off. The entire experience is vivid and...
    sadconfused707 sadconfused707 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I'm 19 and I first started pulling my eyelashes when I was in 8th grade. At first it wasn't too bad. I would stand in the mirror and pull my eyelashes but was able to stop once...
    alisonw23 alisonw23 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 21

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    I have always suffered from anxiety. Most people in my family are anxiety driven and have the social behaviors of children. I grew up not understanding that crying because...
    greenribbon73 greenribbon73 18-21, F Nov 11

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    For example.. The last six nights: Friday into Saturday: Asleep by 3am, awake at 9:30am briefly and then fully awake at 11:30am. Decent but not great sleep. Saturday: Couldn't...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been this way since I was 12 Yrs old, due to my parents divorcing and me having to live in 2 other towns at different times. I became suicidal at age 15 and that lasted up...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    Is 4:49 I woke up a few minutes earlier :( I'm very tired but can't sleep, the worst is I'm having a bad migraine, everybody is sleeping. I can hear the birds singing already and...
    lizzyWaterbearer lizzyWaterbearer 18-21, F 19 mins ago

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    I have PTSD and I can't sleep I try but to no avail. I don't know what to do I want to lay next to my wife and fall asleep with her but I can't. I only fall asleep 3 hours before I...
    clnj clnj 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    I date women. Mom was a single mother. She dated, a lot. Has childhood matters of her own. I never grew up around a man that didnt drink, scream, hit, beat, do drugs, and im...
    ScaredButterfly75 ScaredButterfly75 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I want to connect with others who have eye movement disorders and other neurological disorders. About 3.5 years ago I began to experience episodes of oculogyric crisis caused by an...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Nov 8

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    I sleep naked all the time :) only during my period I wear my panties. Why invented the idea of wearing clothes when you sleep? lol
    Yasmeenaofficial Yasmeenaofficial 18-21, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I slept outside at a camp I worked at one night. I woke up with a slug on my face (over my eye), which then fell into my sleeping bag. I went back to sleep in my cabin, and when I...
    Brynna55 Brynna55 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Hi...im a student studyng for medicine ...gonna becum a doc one day ....i joined this medical school ....ther was this girl in my class who was literally close to my group of so...
    Lekshmisureshbabu Lekshmisureshbabu 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    First time we realized when I was 5. I passed out while I was watching cartoons. Once my sister didn't realized what the hell happened. But she decided to take me to the neurology...
    gregoryraven17 gregoryraven17 18-21, M Nov 9

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    Live And Let Live. (EP Edition)This website has been up since 2007.Millions of people have joined since. From different backgrounds. Different lifestyles. Different views and...
    DoctorSheldonCooper DoctorSheldonCooper 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    I have a fuzzy head feeling. All day I could not concentrate and was very forgetful. Now trying to sleep and I can't even pull that off 😵 Took some iron tablets. I better wake...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I barely watch TV and I'm never into celebrities ect. However, I cannot sleep and I'm watching a movie with Edward Norton as the main character. I've seen his movies before...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    yeah...sometimes you have to. though just a pale simulation of someone you wish was there, it comforts a little. I hold it close as I feel the need to hold somone who means so...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Honestly **** everything. Nothing I ever do is ever good enough. I just wish I can go to sleep and never wake up.
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). I've always had a very sensitive digestive system, but it became really bad in 2010-2011. It was triggered because I had severe depression...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I'm questioning whether I have DID or not. Are there any other disorders that have separate personalities? I had two- Leah and Alan. Leah first openly appeared to me when I was 14...
    spreadsothin spreadsothin 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I hate it when people say they're depressed, or they think they have depression, because their partner split with them, or they have extra homework. Just because you get a problem...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    So yeah, I have social anxiety. It began way back a year and a half ago, where I started to realise that if I was on my own around a large group of people, I would begin to start...
    GamerGrimace21 GamerGrimace21 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I've always wondered how many of us are affected by our personality disorders, not only in the 'real' world, but in the cyber world as well? Personally, I still find it difficult...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    This is an experience that happened to me several years ago and has forever touched my heart. I used to work in a hospital and we had a patient in for weeks. I will call him Jason...
    briebab23 briebab23 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    why is it that every time a curvy girl see's a picture that says most guys prefer skinny girls they get all mad? and why is it that every time a skinny girl see's a picture that...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11

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    Sometimes I think to myself I might be happier if I had faith, hope, beliefs. I did at one point. Then I discovered I had a mind of my own, used for processing thoughts and ideas...