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I Think I Have Narcolepsy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So i will start this with the begging of my 11th grade. I had met this girl that i just absolutely adored and i was in love with her without telling her. I did drop a hint or two...
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    It's not that I necessarily think this pessimistically. It's just that by my logic, I'm the only one who will ever completely understand my thoughts and feelings, and everybody...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    well, not all the time but ALOT of the time. many times i have not been present with family, friends, work, education or anything, because that has solely been on my mind. tho...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wonder, are we the first failed attempt by god at the human race. I turn on the the TV to find out that some sick freak has murdered some poor woman days before she is...
    theworldiscruel theworldiscruel 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    There will be a monster if you look for a monster. One of the favorite things I have read. Is how it can be a not so good thing when parents check for a monster under a childs bed...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    For the past year and a bit now I have recently discovered I have trichotillomania. I've always known what i've been doing and it's something I find incredibly hard to cope with...
    brooke108 brooke108 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Mapping Mapping 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I think about the bad people, the ones the same as slithering snakes that think they can get away with everything. I hate them.
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    I was pretty young when I had my first boyfriend and MySpace was still the cool social media account to have. When you're young, you do a lot of stupid things, like share your...
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    The more days that go on it seems my mother is becoming her own version of my grandmother. Not the same but similarities. My grandmother was awful to my mother. Cold and unloving...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 12 hrs ago

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    I have crush on my friend but I think it's love...and many of my friends said that he likes me back because of the way he treated me..and we always stare at each other...but...
    aubrey016 aubrey016 16-17, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Actually... I find it more nauseating than disgusting. Nope. I do find it terribly disgusting. I just read an article about a chronic cheater and I was so aghast when he said... "I...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have issues with depression and anger. Sometimes I just feel like I am hated by everyone and nobody likes me. And sometimes I freak out if I even think someone is hating on me...
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    The irony is that I can't even know. And I never will. Whatever it is, it's too big for myself, my small me to know. It feels like a well without sound, disappearing with a falling...
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    Need a smile? Saw this on the news this morning. Buzz and the Dandelions - YouTube Video for baby laughing at dandelionâ–¶ 2:08 www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU4DgHHwVCc This is the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I think someone is out to get me. It is something that happens to me when I am stressed. Like any mistaken belief, it is based on some or maybe a lot of truth. It comes from being...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    There isn't anything that all people agree with so how can anybody think that they are right?
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    ...or at least i think i am?! ;)
    TwistedDoll TwistedDoll 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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