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I Think I Have Narcolepsy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Going through my old notes.

    ..still do feel that way...
    marianajohnson marianajohnson 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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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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    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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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Myself I bath once or twice daily...I make it a point to make sure I'm clean and don't stink...Seems like everywhere I go I get bragged on me how good I smell. Even at work...
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    I often read about people who are in dysfunctional families, who have or are suffering from emotional, physical, mental abuse. I can tell you that you cannot continue to function...
    stormy1012003 stormy1012003 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    I HAVE BLACK NAILS.....I WEAR BLACK CLOTHES...AND I HAVE BLCK HAIR TIES!!
    Piercethechemicalsirens Piercethechemicalsirens 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    NOTE: I already wrote this and posted it a while ago but I wanted to edit it, and EP's edit feature is bunk right now, so I deleted and posted againOk, y'all ready for another rant...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I used to . I knew it is because of my child abuse experience and later on my self esteem was low and I got depressed. I failed to love myself and all I had is : hatred, disgust...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Well what do you guys think? :)
    HelpMe19 HelpMe19 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I really do. See I'm noticing a pattern with my Last couple of partners. 1. Kendall - Absent Father. Overbearing mother. 2. Tara - Super close to her Father, Abusive Mother. 3. My...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    There is a guy in my school that wrote my every single day until 7 days ago and he told me " I like you and I think you understand it" I was so happy about this because finally was...
    Happiness0 Happiness0 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Quick question for you ladies out there. Does going bra-less cause your knockers to sag and does it make your nip's less sensitive? My wife is in her mid-twenties with a...
    Redradioflyer Redradioflyer 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have seen homeless people and beggars in India, Vietnam, China and other countries, but I have never seen anything like the Roma people living on the footpaths in Paris. It's...
    eeeezday eeeezday 56-60, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm an {over} thinker. I over think everything, especially what I want to do with my future. It bugs me because everyone's future is so unstable, and I don't want to waste my time...
    ksandd ksandd 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Hello there, I have the same problem a neighbour that lives above my flat and follows me where I go If I'm on my living room he is there banging drop things in floor heavily and...
    marciolupusella marciolupusella 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    I give too much space to everyone around me. I compromise my emotions wen i expct them just to talk. Not to listen to me . I met a guy at a pub few days back and met him again...
    deceptiveoutofcloset deceptiveoutofcloset 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    "I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men.... They are far superior and always have been" (William Golding)
    Cursedwolf321 Cursedwolf321 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    You're glowing. 8 months along and your belly looks so beautiful and round. That dress your wearing hugs right around it perfectly. Pregnancy is the ultimate symbol of love and...
    UKguy93 UKguy93 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Most of the time I try to be. I believe treating people as I would like to be treated myself. But I have to admit there are situations and people I just can't be nice in.
    paleryder paleryder 56-60, M 5 hrs ago

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    Do I really have a face only a mother can love? This is what dad told me ...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I always fall into this pit, because of some constant reminders and also how people think/ can't trust my own arrangements. 😒
    Gayle93 Gayle93 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION... As I am not ashamed to mention the bad things of my beloved motherland Italy, I just read on the news how ALL SOUTHERN ITALY is growing slower and worse than...
    LorenzoITALIA LorenzoITALIA 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    I know I dream about her all day I think about her with her clothes off I'm ridin' 'round with my system bumpin' LSD I look for ways to say "I love you" But I ain't into makin...
    LOVExSEXxDREAMS LOVExSEXxDREAMS 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    whether there is afterlife or there isn't, I'll become dirt as a part of the earth when I die. If nothing else, I think that's good enough..
    panopticonett panopticonett 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 21 and have been away at college the past 3 years. This is the first summer I've come home, and now I know why. My mom tells me everything I can and can't do, who I can and can...
    hazel9 hazel9 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Ordinarily I'm your average, quiet, thoughtful type. But my work involves dealing with people. Often in varying states of distress! Needless to say one has to tread carefully in...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    I do tend to plan what I'm gonna do before fighting bosses. Although if I don't have the videogame i will watching walkthroughs and memorized them in case I have friends who plays...
    shadowdarkeagle shadowdarkeagle 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I think I would be proud to have a kind, thoughtful boyfriend who appreciates me as I appreciate him. Whatever packaging that comes in doesn't matter to me.
    ksandd ksandd 13-15, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Hiii :) I don't think I'm attractive, because I don't like my flat face (I'm Japanese) Just curious though. Give me ur honest opinion (^_^)♡
    Rika39 Rika39 18-21, F 112 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Had an argument with a guy that refuses to talk to women that won't have sex with him. Anyone else think he created the supposed 'friendzone' he is in.
    DoneAnd0ver DoneAnd0ver 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I remember it was Halloween. We were eating s'mores in my room and I accidentally dropped a couple behind my bed and forgot about them. We went off and did other things and when I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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