Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Think I Have Narcolepsy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    Living a Life With Narcolepsy

    for 3 yrs now i've been trying to figure out wat was wrong with me until one day i finally decided to look it up on the internet when i found out about narcolepsy i knew that was wat i have so i started to write a book about how i felt to reach out to people who felt the same way...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Write about your experienceI'm 13

    and would like advice from the fellows out there who have narcolepsy or who might have advice. I got mono at age 8, never fully recovered. My parents thought it was normal, I wasn't getting enough sleep. I always knew something was wrong, but dealt with it. With years of bearing...
    milla816 milla816 13-15, F Dec 26, 2015

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Researching Adderall For Weight Loss Made Me Question My Reality.........

    I don't think there's an attractive woman out there, no matter how thin, or how beautiful, who, if she feels she needs to lose a bit of weight or looks in the mirror and thinks "Oh my God, I look disgusting!" will actually admit this to anyone but herself. Admittedly, we all are...
    LifeAwake LifeAwake 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Any Advice From Sufferers

    How to start this? Basically, I'm unsure as to how I've never thought of this before but I have had problems with sleeping from the age of 16 and am now 24. I used to suffer hypnagogic hallucations, sleepwalking and paralysis. I have'nt had these symptoms for a long time, however...
    jenwestx jenwestx 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Scared to Take the Test

    Too say I have been tired is an understatement.  But I am, all the time.  I have been for years.  It doesn't matter how much sleep I get I am tired.  I finally went to the doc for it.  He did some blood tests and found anemia.  The problem was that...
    sleepymommy sleepymommy 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Going through my old notes.

    ..still do feel that way...
    marianajohnson marianajohnson 16-17, F Jul 21, 2015

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Developement

    I have yet to be diagnosed or anything, but starting alittle after this december, I have been showing symptoms of Narcolepsy. During class or any random time it will suddenly just be impossible to keep my eyes open and I just like pass out. Its not any bad and it might be...
    Galaxypower Galaxypower 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    If I get more than 6 hours a sleep every night

    and fall asleep randomly in specific classes with a quiet atmosphere, what exactly does that mean? My mom thinks it's because I stay up late, but I don't stay up late at all xD And the falling asleep is so random! I'll be super pumped and ready for the day, and soon as I have...
    Nixismachina Nixismachina 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sleepie Tells All

    Please do read my story in the "I Have Narcolepsy" group. Under Sleepie Tells All... Thanks, Sleepie
    Sleepie Sleepie 41-45, F May 9, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I CAN'T LIVE LIKE THIS ANYMORE!

    PLEASE PLEASE HELP! I have not been diagnosed with Narcolepsy yet (I can't afford the sleep study yet, because I'm a broke grad student). However, I am a dietitian, which means I eat well and stay active. Thus, my blood work has come out great, and my B12 and iron (among other...
    jenmej jenmej 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Well Folks The Is Verdict In.

    Finally after countless years of denial, bad excuses, 2 Doctors and 2 sleep studies. I was diagnosed this week with Narcolepsy plus cataplexy. Even though i have had textbook symptoms for a long, long time it still came as a wee bit of a stock for lack of better words. On the day...
    joshx joshx 41-45, T Aug 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Figureing Out If It Is Narcolepsy

    I guess the symptoms started years ago... High school time frame, But i never associated any of these symptoms all together as I've been through many things in the last five years that My health just seems to feel like its falling apart around me... Each day I feel weaker. I...
    stownsend08 stownsend08 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    New

    Hey all. I am new and just wanted to introduce myself and share a little of my story. I am 39 and have been struggling with unusual sleep all my life. I started as a sleep walker at a very young age, reaccuring night mares and such. Which evenually subsided. In my very early 20...
    joshx joshx 41-45, T 1 Response Jul 26, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    To possess or imprison you, I have to imprison my heart..that's where the emotions are born. And the imprisoned heart is always a victim, guilty and craves for happiness from...
    PeacefulWarrior143 PeacefulWarrior143 26-30, M 14 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i do that's why i hurt. but i do not want to care anymore.. i feel numb this is not good sign but all i have to do is protect myself from moron. my self defence
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 2 Responses 34 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have just realized I'm actually **** at making new friends and I don't even know how to make a convo with a girl. just a normal conversation. I'm so used to people talking to me...
    Secretlifeofourbodies Secretlifeofourbodies 18-21, F 1 Response 41 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Losing My Virginity To An Air Force *******. I have started and deleted this story seven times now, I don't know why it's so hard for me to clearly express my emotions about this...
    PandaaMee PandaaMee 22-25, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have snapchat but I'm deleting for a while.
    dyingsnowangel dyingsnowangel 16-17, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a secret to share with u. I like isolation a lot cause I was used to bein alone ever since I was a little girl. When I was adopted my mom was ALMOST NEVER home so it was me...
    CreepypastaFan2016 CreepypastaFan2016 16-17, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Couple of times some idiots said to me ''if you are molested but not raped then you are okay.so i have to ask you your father raped you? or almost? or''i really wanna smash his...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think that the Texas Ranger is THE super hero! He is my hero and is the best. I think his partner James Trivette rocks too !! Lozzy
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I dreamed I was with a naked boy. He was so wild and primal. We walked together and he didn't care about anything you'd think about. I found myself to be jealous. Thoughts?
    NudeGirl14 NudeGirl14 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i am looking for a girl i can call my own someone i can give my all too but i just haven't found the one. I'm 18 college freshman/ part time model I'm not bad looking i haven't...
    LEX1888 LEX1888 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Every single day you see the exact same face in the mirror as you saw yesterday. But still one day you will be an old man or woman looking vastly different. Isn't that interesting...
    FeetAreFantastic FeetAreFantastic 31-35, M 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I only see dogs, cats, sparrows, crows, pigeons, and ducks outside in Tokyo. And rats. It is sort of amazing that so few species can survive in the city area. I need to visit a zoo...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Look at the best apple in the basket and evaluate the basket. Not the rotten one. I think it will help you be a peaceful person.
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have really bad trust issues. I always feel like people are just messing with me and are trying to hurt me. this causes me to push people out of my life. I hate this about myself...
    jessical6 jessical6 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    he was in pain for 3 days n nights, he was my dad. wish I could have died instead of him.
    sonalanimax sonalanimax 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wore a top I haven't worn for a few weeks it felt real tight especially around my arms, shows they got bigger!!
    Musclegirl76 Musclegirl76 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The trouble in schools is ongoing and getting worse, I think many schools cover up bad and even criminal activity. better communication to parents and those who have care of...
    MikeZero MikeZero 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hope anyone who came across this, i hope you have a lovely day! :)
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    SAINT VALENTINE .. He was from my home city, Rome Itay, he is patron saint for couples but also for fainting, bee keepers, marriages, plague, epilepsy.... hmmm me thinks I did...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We are having Sunday without clothes, my dads have agreed to try it for a day.
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Other people would have absolutely no problem with casual encounters with someone they know. But not me. For example, this morning, I bumped into a colleague at the grocery. I...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My ex-boyfriend committed suicide on July 24, 2010. I've come to realize just how much we had in common, because lately I've been thinking about it too. Everybody has their bad...
    VeritasAequitas VeritasAequitas 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I didn't even know this was a thing up until like a few mins ago but reading everyones posts about it, I'm absolutely sure I have it to. the people I want most in my life, for...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    well I just want to say to all the inmate families and loved ones out there I know tomorrow for some people is a very hard day to face alone especially having ur significant other...
    hisriderforlife hisriderforlife 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The way you feel is unique. No one has ever lived a life flawlessly identical to yours. You have a right to the way you feel
    skywalker9 skywalker9 18-21 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just realized something. If you are focusing on your desires a lot when falling asleep, especially sexual desires or something involving a lot of stimulating your sense of...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Welp, I tried leaving EP for a little while. Lasted like 2 days. Anywho, it got me thinkin'. Have you ever watched Intervention? I'm that person who winds up accepting treatment...
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A book I've been reading said the genes adapt (adjust) to environment over time. It's more of a nurture thingy than nature. Animals, such as rats, having DNA closest to humans' (I...
    GummiBr GummiBr 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel