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Sleep Problems

Also known as Hypnagogia, Insomnia, Jet Lag, Narcolepsy , Nightmares and Terrors, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Snoring

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  • WHAT DOES THIS DREAM MEAN?

    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone can shed some light on this? I am constantly dreaming that I am in places from my past life, meeting people from my past life. It's all so real and not always nice. The dreams make me feel depressed and anxious when I wake. My life is going well at the moment …

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  • Feeling someone is in the room when sleeping

    I have been waking up at night for several weeks with a strong belief that someone is in the room with me sleeping. I feel that someone is really there. I even check the rooms in my apartment. I am worry they think my home is not clean enough. I seem to think they are some people I know. The …

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  • WHAT DOES THIS DREAM MEAN?

    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone can shed some light on this? I am constantly dreaming that I am in places from my past life, meeting people from my past life. It's all so real and not always nice. The dreams make me feel depressed and anxious when I wake. My life is going well at the moment …

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  • Chronic insomnia and palpitations

    I've been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder 10 years ago and back then it started with a sudden chronic insomnia. I got prescribed mirtazapine, which worked like a charm and throughout the 10 years I've barely had any problems with insomnia. Until this year, when I've been …

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  • night terrors

    what can cause night terrors?my neuro said silent migraines but the meds are not helping. im plagued with vivid nightmares, I wake up, im disoriented and sweaty. I haveno trauma or stress

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  • sleeping issues on and off...is anyone else going thru this???

    Hello Everyone, I'm a 21 year old black woman and I've been having sleeping issues for a year now. It began the day before my menstral cycle(late june 2017) where i did 4 hours and then it went to me doing 1 hour and not being able to go back to sleep. There were most nights where I would …

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  • Let me sleep

    My insomnia is bothering me, and it affects my work and daily routine. I can't sleep even how hard I try. Can you recommend me something?

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  • Anxiety induced insomnia

    Hello all. I’m new to sleep problems. I’ve been dealing with insomnia now for the last month, and have been dealing with health anxiety for the last 5 months. I had really tough time sleeping at all after I got into a minor car accident in late June. At first, I couldn’t sleep at all. No matter …

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  • In need of reassurance about insomnia

    Feeling anxious and worried about lack of sleep on my health and that it will kill me. I've had this problem about 10 years ago somehow got rid of it then it come back again for about 12 months then the last 9 days I've really struggled!I keep fixating that every cold I have appendicitis I …

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  • Sleep paralysis is at a ridiculous level

    I used to have sleep paralysis every month or so, this year its gotten to every week, then every few days and now i'm having it over 4 times a night. It is literally impossible for me to sleep at night and I am only able to fall sleep at stupid times like 9 the following morning. I am …

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  • Insomnia & Hypnic Jerks, Desperate for Sleep

    To start off I am 24yrs old, and no stranger to insomnia (at least on-set insomnia). I'd also like to mention that I do have anxiety - although I cannot pinpoint any major stressor that would have triggered this insomnia, which is totally different to the insomnia I usually face (which scares …

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  • Waking up early when practicing sleep restriction

    I've been following a sleep restriction regimen for awhile now and I'll often wake up early. Sometimes within 15 minutes of the alarm clock going off, other times much earlier. I'm wondering if it's better to stay in bed until my alarm clock goes off or get out of bed if I'm …

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  • Pseudoinsomnia, should I consider ECT?

    I may have developed pseudoinsomnia. My sleep is half-awake sleep and in 90-minutes-each fragments. It started one evening, when I tried to incorporate an unincorporable thought into sleep. That thought is now perpetually incorporating on its own; it's like a 24/7, autonomous background process. …

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  • My name is Brett. I'm 20 years old, and always exhausted.

    Ever since sophomore junior year of high school, I have been exhausted every single day of my life, all day long.  Today, I am a junior in college.  Physically, my body doesn’t have any trouble. I can play basketball, run long distances, usually don’t have any fatigue over the …

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  • Insomnia since last year, fed up!

    Hi guys I have had insomnia since October which started out of the blue. It started off with me taking hours to fall asleep and other nights I would be awake all night. I haven't had a completely sleepless night for a while but months down the line I wake up at least twice a night after vivid …

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  • Insomnia

    I have Insomnia for the last two month cant sleep more than half our can you guys suggest me anything

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  • Sleep

    Any ideas for insomnia 3-4 days without sleep 💤 mind plays tricks on me then end up binge drinking and taking what tablets are in front of me, until I’m ko’d then end up in A&E numerous amounts of times can any give me advice or has anyone experienced this of close to it?? Thanks ㈻ …

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  • Broken sleep pattern...

    Hi everyone.  I’m an anxiety suffer (on Prozac). I fall asleep just fine (usually around 10pm), however I wake up anywhere between 2am-4am and thereafter have restless/broken sleep.  It’s frustrating not to simply sleep through the night.  During that time my anxiety can act up and …

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  • Unusual exercise-induced insomnia

    TL;DR: I have exercise-induced insomnia for which no one has been able to explain or provide a solution. I used to exercise regularly. I would wake up every weekday at 6am, bike to the gym, and exercise for about an hour before work. I would usually jog or do some other cardio for 20-30 minutes, …

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  • Health Anxiety with fear of Sporadic Fatal Insomnia

    So I had a scary bout of Insomnia back in July and didn't sleep for nine days. I discovered the extremely rare prion disease Fatal Familial Insomnia and I became afraid of the Sporadic Variant. I am sleeping better and I'm on 300mg of Seroquel and 10mg of Ambien. The strange thing is is I …

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  • I haven't slept in 4 nights, what should i do? Please help!

    Hello.  I wasn't going to post but it's getting to the stage now where i need help. I haven't slept in 4 nights and i have no idea what else to try. If you can think of it, i have tried it: Sleep tea, relaxing music, hot bath, turning off tv early, reading a book, getting up and …

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  • Positive thoughts

    Just putting some positive thoughts out there to us folks who label our selves insomniacs..is that not a self fulfilling prophecy..we all go through periods of no sleep..so don't worry...I've had my fair share of no sleep and after keeping a sleep diary for six weeks I have only had five …

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  • Problems AFTER Falling Asleep?

    Hi everyone.  I’m not sure if this question is very general or very complex, but here it goes.  I’ve been trying to get treatment for sleep issues for a few years now and I seem to have such an unusual issue that doctors don’t know how to go about it.  In addition, insurance …

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  • Sleep problem: Vivid dreams & waking up exhausted

    Dear all,  Im experiencing the following situation which perhaps some of you can advise me better.  History  Back in 2005, I experienced a sleep disorder condition that lasted everyday for almost a year. I would sleep with ease, but would remember my dreams very clearly and wake up …

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  • Insomnia for more than a year, need advice, please help!

    Hello everyone, I have developed chronic insomnia since February 2016. It was the night before an exam, out of the blue, I could not get any sleep. I tossed and turned, had some panic attacks during the night and went to the exam. Now I was diagnosed with GAD, depression, panic attacks, health …

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  • Incredibly vivid nightmares, please help!

    I’ve had ridiculously detailed dreams for as long as I can remember. In my dreams I can feel wind and hear music, I can even taste things! I have also had frequent nightmares for as long as I can remember. When I was in high school the frequency upped to a nightmare every night. I am now 23, about …

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