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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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  • She is Refusing to sleep

    I need advice. My mom literally refuses to lay down, she falls asleep sitting up all the time. Eating, smoking, texting she falls asleep doing it all and drops things constantly. I tell her to just lay down all the time and she refuses to acknowledge me. And when she falls asleep smoking I try to wake...

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  • I was choking in my sleep last night. Sleep apnea?

    It happened several times before sporadically, though it hadn’t happened for a while. But it has definitely happened again. I was choking last night in the middle of my sleep, again. I was slowly waking to a terrible choke and found that my jaw was wide open, my throat was closed, and I just couldn’t...

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  • Unable to sleep

    Hello, I’m 17 and a male and haven’t had sleeping problems before. Until Sunday, when I was basically closing my eyes shut for hours and hours, not realising I was awake the whole time. Trying to sleep and opening my eyes at 3:00 am. I don’t know if it’s because I knew school was the next day, or that...

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  • Waking Up and Temporarily Losing Memory

    Hello, I am a 20 year old female and twice over the past couple of months I have had quite a fright. One evening I got home from work and went for a power nap as I was so tired. I woke up about an hour later and looked at the time and realised that I was going to be late for meeting some friends so I...

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  • My Sleep Problem Story. Please help.

    Hello everyone. Here is my story. Any advice is very much appreciated during this tough time in my life. In mid-September 2016 a rather stressful event occurred at work and this was followed by a few mornings of waking up too early and ending up exhausted throughout the day. A bit of anxiety if you...

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  • temazepam or ambein

    Hi ,i take lunesta as needed for sleep ,once a week and sometimes it works and sometimes it does not work ,i have an appoiment on November 1 ,and i would like to know which is more better for sleep ,all thought the night and fall asleep quicker and what is cheaper

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  • What to do when i can't sleep without going crazy?

    Dear Friends an fellow sufferers, Hello. I would like to give u brief history about my problem. Around 2.5 years ago i was hired in a new job after 3 years unemployment.  The night before going for the first day at work i did not sleep at all. That was it. The beginning of my insomnia problem. One...

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  • Sleeping position question.

    Hello, how is everyone? Hope all is well. So my question is about sleep position. So, I will do my best to explain it. A lot of the times when I'm sleeping, all throughout the night. I do not move at all and I stay in the same exact sleep position all night. And when I wake up, it's normally...

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  • Should I pay for daytime sleep (nap)test?

    Hello.  I had a professional sleep test with the diagnosis of PLMD.  I had fragmented sleep architecture and 69% sleep efficiency.  I am taking Clonazepam for the PLMD and it helped.  However I am still sleepy and tired so I think something else might be going on.  Based on my...

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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 genuinely...

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  • Lack of sleep

    Hi everyone, Over the past year my sleep quality has reduced to barely anything. Most nights I am now getting around 3 to 4 hours of broken sleep. I am unable to sleep in, I will be awake at 6:30 regardless of the time I got to sleep. Most nights I am unable to sleep until around 3. So a little background,...

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  • Dehydration after a nights sleep

    After a nights sleep I wake up with a headache which is slightly relieve after a drinking water although I still feel tired and fuzzy headed for the rest of the day. The headaches started to occur after after I moved into a new build house. Our last house was colder and humid. The new house is warmer...

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  • sleeping too hot at night and wake with headache/dehydration

    Hello, I sleep too hot and wake up with dehydration/headache.  It's starts in the winter when the nights get cooler and I need to use a quit.  When its the summer and i use a sheet/nothing i don't wake with a headache.  Can anyone recommend any cooling bedding or any other advice? ...

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  • Help Please!!

    I can't sleep, this isn't like me at all. If I don't sleep my anxiety is going to sky rocket. Can someone help me please??

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  • Seeing shapes and other strange things when I am trying to sleep

    19 Male. I have this issue that occurs seemingly at random. I suffered from no known mental or sleep related issues. This issue comes and goes seemingly at random. The only thing I can trace it to is when I am having trouble sleeping. I have my eyes closed when this happens, and I am preparing to sleep....

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  • i think I'm having night terrors

    For the past month or so on and off I would start going to sleep or I would be asleep but would than not be able to move or breath. I would feel like my body was vibrating. It would feel like I would imagine a seizure would feel like. It's really scary and idk why it's started up. I've had...

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  • Sleep trouble/vivid dreaming

    Hi everyone. I've read the entire board. And I too have tried every natural remedy. Im just reaching out in hopes someone has some answers. Entry night I easily fall asleep, but every morning I wake up exhausted. Never feeling rested, eyes are always heavy and hurt from wanting to get more rest....

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  • Poor sleep for 5 years but things are now escalating

    I`ve been suffering from poor sleep for the last 5 years. It`s not so much a problem of falling asleep ( 5 minutes top for me to be asleep) but rather staying asleep. I uesed to get up once per night for a toilet break, always at the same time ( between 2-3am) and this has gone up to 2-3 times per night...

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  • Seeing People at night

    My first post! I was wondering if anyone else has had this happen, I know it is quite common but I can't find anything online that matches what I experience. I wake up at night (this has happened quite a few times now) and see someone standing over the bed, or in the doorway. I have read online...

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  • Can't sleep without taking Zopiclone - 9 days in

    I have often had trouble with insomnia – but nothing that has lasted this long.   Usually if I have one sleepless night – I get into a spiral meaning I won’t sleep the next night so on and so on.   Usually, I’ll go to the docs and take one sleeping pill, which will get me out of the cycle,...

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  • Fear I have Fatal insomnia didn’t sleep at all last night

    Hi this is my first post on here so I am a 15 year old boy from Glasgow Scotland. I used to sleep as soon as a hit the pillow but after coming across fatal insomnia that all changed the past couple of weeks I have been having trouble sleeping but it was getting better a would lie and in half a hour a...

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  • Does this sound like sleep apnea?

    ive always struggled with heart palpitations, but lately its gotten worse. the past two nights, i was listening to music to fall asleep and i felt myself partially wake up and realize that i was not breathing. and my heart starts to race. i sit up, and after a few seconds, my heart is back to normal....

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  • I think I have Fatal Insomnia

    I'm at my wits end. I've had sleeping problems before but this is different. I'm scared to death I have Fatal Insomnia! I've always made it on 5-6 hours a night and been fine. The last few nights have been hell. My anxiety has been rearing is ugly head. As I begin to doze I feel weird...

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  • Sporadic fatal insomnia

    I've had progressive insomnia for 5 months and been on various sleep aides without success. I have transient double vision, muscle twitches, heat intolerence, headaches, neck stiffness, very small pupils, anxiety and depression. Been very scared it's SFI and have corresponded with Dr Mastrianni...

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  • Still cannot sleep properly. Feel terrible.

    Hi guys I am still having problems with sleeping, been 10 nights in a row that I have had these problems and I feel terrible. Last night I went to bed at midnight but didn't fall asleep until about 5am. This was despite taking anti-histamine pills before bedtime which are supposed to help you...

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  • What will you do when you can't sleep at night?

    What will you do when you can't sleep at night? Playing with cellphone or doing push-up? I have been suffering from chronic pharyngitis for a long time. And sometimes I even can't sleep at night. Maybe I should do something else to distract myself.  To be honest, playing with cellphone...

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  • connection between lack or poor sleep to occipital neuralgia

    Hello guys, first of all, i have been diagnosed with ON, got a nerve block (no help), got nerve block with ultrasound (with some help for a short time), my Dr now want to do the medial branch which, in his mind, is the cause of the ON.   for so many years (15) i suffer from...

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  • Fear of Sporadic Fatal Insomnia

    This might sound ridiculous, but a bout of insomnia has left me fearing sfi. I've had sleeping problems before but this has been my worst episode in a while. It started about two weeks ago after a few nights of poor sleep due to a variety of reasons that has now lead to a loop of dreading not sleeping...

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