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From Sleep Deprived To Can't Sleep Enough With Fybromyalgia

I was diagnosed with Fybromyalgia 5 years ago and slowly over the years my sleep has become less and less to the point of having no sleep to maybe an hour

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Sleep Deprived For 40 Years

I've had insomnia since I was 20 years old. I could never manage to fall asleep before 4 or 5 a.m. My alarm would go off at 7:00 and I would get ready

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2 Known Incidents Of Acting Out In My Dreams

When I was perhaps 10, I visited my friend Polly, who was a few years older than me, and spent the night. We used to live next door but I had moved to

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Husband Behaves Strangely When Asleep - I'm Wondering If It's RBD

My husband and I have been married for almost two years. For his whole life, people have told him that he talks in his sleep, to the point where they have

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Two of my most hilarious sleepwalking incidents...

For the first, I was having a special morning with my ten-year-old child who was about to take off for a camping expedition with her schoolmates. I was

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Lucky To Be Alive - Passed Out Behind The Wheel, Narcolepsy Diagnosis Followed

Driving on the highway in the spring of 2009 I inexplicably 'passed out' behind the wheel. I vaguely recall the sound of a car horn and the sound of rough

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How RBD Ruined My Relationship

I have had RBD for a few years but I thought everyone had these episodes so I never payed attention to it. It wasn't until after I started sleeping at

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You Do NOT Have To Snore Or Be Overweight To Have Sleep Apnea!

I cannot begin to tell you how upset it makes me that every single article I read on sleep apnea always put all the emphasis on snoring with sleep apnea.

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Raped By A Stranger With Sexsomnia

This happened about three years ago. I was asleep in bed when apparently my father had gone outside to a neighbour's house for a reason that I don't remember

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More Than Fifty Years to Diagnosis of Narcolepsy

This account is only roughly chronological given symptoms appearing, treatments, new approaches, plus changes in doctors, the advent of the internet, and

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Am I Having Narcolepsy Too?

Hi, I'm a 17 year old female and I think I'm having this too... I feel sleepy during the day and I get a lot of headaches too. Sometimes I can't even

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My Diagnosis with Narcolepsy Saved My Life

Picture this: it's 6:45 AM. The sun is just rising over a green, flat-roofed bungalow in Puerto Rico. The neighbor's chickens are clucking happily while

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Dentist Sent From Heaven Fixed My Jaw Problems, Migraines, And Grinding Teeth

I have been having jaw problems for years now. It all started with a dentist who put in a filling but did not file it down properly, and suddenly I started

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Multiple Sleep Terrors In One Night

Last night I had multiple sleep terrors. It was almost unbearable. The state I am in when I realize I am having one is almost terrifying, like a small

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Is This Sleep Terrors or Anxiety Attacks?

My son just turned 12 years old. Approximately 3 months ago he started having terrible episodes at night after having already been asleep for a little

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