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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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  • Anxiety and sleep

    I have found it increasingly hard to fall asleep, particularly on a Sunday and Monday after the weekend. I often lie in bed worrying about how to sleep, when I will sleep, what the time is, how long I have been in bed without sleep, the fact other people are probably asleep, the amount of sleep I would...

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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, then...

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  • Weekend Sleep Anxiety?

    I run a bar/restaurant and really look forward to my weekends off - mainly to use the bar and socialise. However, if I'm disturbed during the week (when I'm working) during sleep it really doesn't both me, regardless of the work ahead the next day. I'm not socially anxious particularly,...

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  • Deppressed anxiety

    I use sleep all day like a baby until November i was stressed out from death in my family and my aunt died and few days later i had bad headace and tht was last day i would get good sleep now 5 months in im barly getting 1-3 hrs a sleep im feeling helpless i can't take naps in the day i would just...

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  • Help!! Valium

    Been prescribed 2mg of valium. For anxiety and to stop me getting back on the booze. I took Libriam for a week finished two days ago started taking valium making me feel quite relaxed though very sleepy isit dangerous to sleep on valium Iv only took valium. I Havant been getting good sleep lately, quite...

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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 feeling...

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  • Sleeping patarn is messed right up

    Iv been waking up every night in the middle of the night from 4-6 In the morning. Then feel realy tired In the afternoon then have a 4-5 hour sleep how can I get it back to normal

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  • Sleep apnea and nightmares

    Hi, i was diagnosed with sleep apnea in December and have been put on a CPAP. Since being on the machine I have had such bad real tense nightmares, they seem that real that I wake up very upset and it plays on my mind all day. Does anyone else have this? Thank you

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  • I’ve completely stopped sleeping after birth

    Please can anyone let me know if I’m going to be ok . 3 months ago I gave birth to my 3rd baby boy but since then I haven’t slept. I went a full 8 days after a very traumatic birth without any sleep then collapsed for 4 hours . I made an appointment with the doctor I’ve had zoplicone which worked for...

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  • Anxiety and 3 hours sleep

    Sorry I keep posting. But recently I have not been getting much sleep because of anxiety. I only had 3 hours sleep last night went to bed at 3 and woke up at 7.is this dangerous???

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  • Lack of a good night sleep lately

    So I was recently put on citalopram to somewhat help with my anxiety and I feel like it's given me insomnia. I've not had a good night sleep in the past 3 weeks since I was given it and I was so sick of it that I rung my doctor and she said I could come off it and so I did and been off them for...

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  • I haven’t sleep straight for 2 weeks

    Hey guys so this all started about two weeks ago I was trying to fall asleep when all of a sudden I suddenly woke back up I thought nothing of it stayed up the whole night In hopes that the next day it would of got better but it didn’t it only got worse the problem is I go to sleep just fine but my brain...

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  • Do I have some kind of sleep disorder?

    I need some clarity. I come from a family who believes in toughing things out, and if I speak too much about things I notice here or there I run the risk of being called a hypochondriac. I would go to the doctor myself but because of the way I was raised, I feel like it's not "enough"...

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  • Uncomfy Bed

    Sleep is one of the vital needs of a human being, it's where we restore the damage cells and regain our energy. Others may think that it's about some health condition or what. Have you ever check if your bed and pillows are comfortable to sleep with? Share your thoughts now!

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  • Does the white noise sleep machine really work?

    Hey, I am recently doing a research for our new product white noise sleep machine. Just two quick questions. 1.Have you ever used a sleep machine to help you while you suffering from sleep disorder? Is it working for you? 2. If you can have or help design a new white noise sleep machine, what functions...

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  • Took zopiclone first time last night

    Hi guys I took my zopiclone last night, but worrying about 1 pill not working I took two (15mg) so I stayed up for about 15 mins after taking it and then I started to feel my body being sedated-feeling heavy limbs, like a drunk feeling, hard to walk properly, hard to take my clothes off for bed as I...

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  • New to insomnia

    Just need some clarity. Constantly worrying about getting a lack of sleep or never sleeping again. When I get in this state I just can’t sleep. Will your body eventually make you sleep?

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  • Anxiety about not sleeping means I can’t sleep . Please help!

    I have had this problem for 25 years off and on but it has become worse over the last 10 years. My subconscious is anxious about not sleeping and so as soon as My Head hits the  pillow my heart strats pounding.  Sleeping tablets don’t help any more. I can do deep breathing but that doesn’t...

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  • not slept for months after twich in head - MRI finds nothing - HELP

    hi all just wondered if anybody could help me, im just seeking advice for a friend really as he has come to a dead end at the moment. Basically he went to bed on a normal day and everything was normal but then he said he got woken up with a sharp pain in his head and he blacked out. once he came around...

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  • My brain FEELS too alert when I try to sleep.

    Can anyone else FEEL alertness in the front of your brain (like when you can't sleep)? Even stranger, my brain sometimes "clicks off" when i roll onto my side, as if my head position ACTUALLY affects my wakefulness

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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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  • Sudden waking up shortness of breathe.

    3 times now I have woken up suddenly while i was dreaming. When i wake up i get this feeling of lightness and exhuasted feeling. And i have such a shortness of breathe that i have to get up and breathe on my own for a bit before i can feel normal again. I am worried about this extremly considerng i have...

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  • Insomnia: Signs of recovery or regression?

    Hello! Has anyone here recovered from years of insomnia and experienced the following during their recovery journey: I think I am sleeping more than I was, but am waking up feeling much, much worse and more tired than before. I'm also dreaming at 7 am (right when I wake up) and waking up in the...

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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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  • Hypnopomic dream about breast cancer, should I be concerned?

    About a month ago I had a strange dream or thought right before I woke up, I think it was a hypnopompic hallucination but I’m not entirely sure... In the middle of the night I was half woken up by this pain in my breast so I rolled over and massaged it with my hand, as I was doing so I started to feel...

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  • I’ve completely stopped sleeping and I am terrified

    Please, please help I am terrified. I can’t sleep at all and as I drop off my whole body jerks and twitches. The doctor has given me 2ms of diazepam along with propranonol but the minute they wear off I am back again jerking and twitching. I am so scared I have something seriously wrong yet no one will...

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  • Insomnia due to excessive dreaming

    Hello everyone. About a week now, I've suffered insomnia. I also have constant palpitation which I think started the same time as the insomnia. I go to bed every night and wake up multiple times from multiple dreams. Sometimes getting back to sleep is really difficult and I lie in bed rolling left...

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  • Weird sensation when i start to fall asleep

    Hello! For the past couple of days I have had some very odd sleeping issues. As I start to fall asleep I get a feeling that's really difficult to describe. Its kinda a warm/tingly/floating/anxious/falling feeling... It sounds weird, I know but i can't really describe it any other way. At first...

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  • Melatonin

    I have sleep phobia.  Heart pounds when I lay down to sleep. Tried antidepressants, trying hypnotherapy, sleeping tablets, cbt. Still just as bad as ever. Would melatonin help

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