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I Have Sleep Disorders

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This happens to me mostly in the mornings, when I keep waking up and falling asleep repeatedly. I wake up a 5:00AM, get ready, then I go back to sleep until 7:00AM. My bus comes at...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
    mystiquebelle mystiquebelle 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Yessssss, I'm at my besties house right now! I love herr! <3
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F Mar 21

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    so its already 4:53 in the morning havent sleep I have class at 7:30am and exam at 9:00 still Im not sleepy wish me luck for my exam
    vren18 vren18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    If you don't want to have sleep paralysis sleep on your side or stomach not your back.
    crystalskys crystalskys 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So I have school today and I could not go to sleep I was going to take some melatonin but I was like nahh and now I have to go to school tired because I could not sleep :( my day...
    SharHousey SharHousey 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    It's 7am and I still didn't sleep..😔I need sleep😫
    abbyiser16 abbyiser16 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Above is a photo of Flexural psoriasis which I found after spending a long time researching,it's not me but it looks exactly how my armpits look nearish their worst flareups except...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Hey everyone my name is Aneesah and I have just been diagnosed with psychosis and mild depression.Just a little history :so last year this time i tried to commit suicide i...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    This may sound a wee bit silly to a lot of fokes. I have a best friend, he is 11 years old, he is very comforting to me. he does not question me, he likes to sleep on my clothes...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so tired, I was so tired all day that I couldn't do any work, and now that I'm in bed, I can't sleep. This is the worst.
    autumnH autumnH 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep right now.... Grrr
    NativeInk NativeInk 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Anyone want to stay up and chat with me? 4 am cant sleep
    Dyke4Life Dyke4Life 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Day #2 of b/p free YAY :-) Still feel that binge from 2 days ago yes I know it was really quite bad. Skipped lunch but I have to eat dinner bcos I don't want my family to suspect I...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F Apr 1

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    My adult son has binge eating disorder. We have four children, all living at home, and this problem puts a gigantic shadow over the whole family. My son is totally obsessed with...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Since I've begun experiencing symptoms of depression, mostly anything my family does ****** me off. They may mean it, but the continuous stream of I love you's coming from their...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    So I sat back and reflected on how much has changed over the past few years. A few years ago I was just coming into acceptance of my situation. I had got to a point where I was...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 23

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    I've known I've had some type of eating disorder for a while now, but not anorexia or bullemia, since I don't completely starve myself, and I definitely don't purge. I looked up...
    Katalo10 Katalo10 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Since as long as I can remember I have had the feeling that my whole body isn't mine. My face is, my collarbones are and my hands and feet too, but the rest is not. My shoulders...
    EprilYuan EprilYuan 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder along with Major Depressive Disorder and Avoidant Personality Type as of this past month. I've had this diagnosis since...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    My problem with getting this diagnosis was that I used to not like the fact that everyone gets labels. I mean, I still feel like certain terms get thrown around way too casually...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I have suffered from it for several years now. I've been to the eating disorder clinic twice but I felt very uncomfortable and I felt like the nurse was staring at my belly. Right...
    GSSB GSSB 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always picked at any and all scabs that formed on my body. Whether it was from scratching a bug bite so much that it broke skin or it was...
    jenmarie520 jenmarie520 26-30, F Apr 5

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    I know this is very controversial, but I want to share a few things about exorcism / deliverance ministry with regard to epilepsy / seizure disorders. As a Christian I do...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 7

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    I don't think I'd ever tell anyone but I might as well. I have Schizoaffective Disorder which, in a basic definition, it's like Bipolar and Schizophrenia, some people have...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    All of the women of in my family have ESP. We've always had from the beginning. We all different forms of ESP. But is it strange that every female in my moms side of the family...
    SimplyZero SimplyZero 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have not been diagnosed. However, lately I started looking up more information about anxiety disorders. I'm 31 and have been shy and quiet my entire life. I thought it was...
    CamillaRhodes CamillaRhodes 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    My love hate relationship!! Sleep Is Like A Drug Every night I go to sleep exhausted and as long as its not too hot I'm asleep within seconds. I only sleep for between 4-5hours...
    BytheBy BytheBy 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I am craving this looooong, deeeeeeeep and comfy sleep. No sleep paralysis with that uncomfortable feeling running through my body. No nightmares where I bury my own body, cut...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Apr 11

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    So. Who else is a chronic insomniac like me who hasn't been able to go to sleep normally for the past 6 years or so? I've had problem going to sleep for a long time and it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    Dunno why, nowadays i just can sleep only for 3 hours.. i wanna sleep so bad bcs im sleepy but i cant... omg omg omg what can i do with my sucks sleeping schedule ? I really need...
    dittayu dittayu 18-21, F Apr 2

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    The title is pretty accurate, and some reasons are because it's not good to sleep at crazy hours and barely get any sleep when I do sometimes. Another is because I've been seeing...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Sleep is so addicting. When I'm sleeping I don't have to think about anything, I can just be warm and cozy in my bed for hours and hours and hours. It's the best way to avoid all...
    justsayyes2 justsayyes2 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Those days when I slept 6-8 hours every night are over! About two years ago, my sleep pattern changed drastically. I am still able to go to sleep in a snap of a finger around 10pm...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I LOVE sleeping. I can sleep anywhere, seriously, once I slept on a brick and have multiple times in uncomfortable chairs and the car! Once I even fall asleep on the floor...
    Ellaven14 Ellaven14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I want to die in my sleep because it would be the most peaceful way to go. I wake up from sleeping and I feel pain. I don't think that I will die in my sleep though. It would be...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Adrenal Fatigue, Hypothyroidism, Heavy metal toxins, elevated melatonin, low vitamin D, food intolerances Its best to start from the beginning, so here goes….I have been a...
    AnxietySoldier AnxietySoldier 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    With all the things going on, I am sleep deprived. It's like there is not enough hours in a day to get everything done, which makes me have anxiety attacks. Long nights and early...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Sleep is the ultimate happiness for me.When I sleep and sleep for as long as I want its so liberating.I forget everything for a while after getting up.I love that brief moment of...
    stranger001 stranger001 26-30, F Mar 31

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    For the last... I don't know... 6 months or more... I haven't been able to sleep. I have been, if lucky, getting 6 1/2 hours of sleep almost every night EVEN on the weekends. Only...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I can't seem to get comfortable, I toss and turn constantly. When I do end up starting to fall asleep, something wakes me up. I can never seem to stay sleeping, I wake up several...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Im sleepy and my eyes and body feel tired but no matter how hard i try i just cant sleep.. I just cant sleep in the morning or afternoons :( Y?
    swordsmith swordsmith 16-17, F Apr 1

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    today i completed 24 Hrs without sleep.. just still awake and when i decided to fall asleep i though one day will not be sufficient for what i need ! Surprisingly, after only 4...
    myexper myexper 18-21, M