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I Think I Have Narcolepsy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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 36-40, T Aug 30, 2013

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    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

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    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 36-40, T 1 Response Jul 26, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    You will stop thinking about it after a while and it won't rule your life. Don't let something like this control you! I'm only 3.5 months in and I'm dealing with it pretty well. Go...
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    I hate when everyone assumes just because I don't share every inappropriate thought that comes to my head that I'm some innocent little kid that people think I need to cover my...
    LockedInsideMe LockedInsideMe 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    screambloodygore screambloodygore 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    i dont know what is wrong with me.. i just hate my self no matter how hard i try i just cant help. i cant sleep at night because i keep thinking that i am not good enough. i...
    shbamo shbamo 18-21, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I know some people on the internet who see me naked. It is a bit awkward and I don't show my face. Sometimes I think I should have not done it and I would really like to share this...
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    I do think this..I was 20 years old when i had my first experience..One of my girl friends did to me what know other was able to do...The woman;s touch is like know other...
    MARRIEDBUTBI MARRIEDBUTBI 26-30, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My brother took his own life last week by hanging himself in his bedroom. People think I'm ok and I am strong. My world has completely overturned. People come and see me or message...
    gee1000 gee1000 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    rarestusernameever rarestusernameever 18-21 9 hrs ago

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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