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  • Having difficulty sleeping due to anxiety, active mind and nervous tension...

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders March 10, 2010 04:27 PM

    Hi everyone,I have been having been having a difficult time falling asleep and staying asleep. I haven't had quality sleep in a very long time and I am thoroughly exhausted. I am a 23 year old college student that has maintained a 4.0 GPA in the last year and a half, but as of now in order for me...

  • night terrors

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders January 13, 2010 05:59 PM

    I an 26 and have had a strange sleepign problem at least for 6 to 7 years. I looked ont he internet and books to see what my symptoms are and the only thing that seems to slighlty fit. However, I am in doubt because it fits under night terrors and usaually it is related to small children not grown...

  • Chronic Insomnia

    cmhenry 2 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders January 9, 2010 03:22 AM

    I have had insomnia since I was a younge teenager, I have been to a sleep clinic twice, and have had insomnia for almost thirty years. Most of the time when I go to a doctor to attempt to get something for this everyday (and night insomnia) I get told to stop drinking caffinated...

  • Feeling unrested after sleep

    mr. moore 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders July 28, 2009 04:29 PM

    i have had this problem for years now, and i chalked it up to my stubborness, to my refusal to relax at night, to cut the video games and sugary carbohydrates. my average day through high school involved intense excersize and then taking a nap during the day, then staying up eating cereal and...

  • brain spark

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders October 25, 2008 05:33 PM

    For the past three years I've been experiencing a difficulty in getting into sleep. Just as I doze off I ***k awake. I completly forget what I was thinking about, my body temperature and heart rate increase (symptoms similar to the stress response) and this can go on for hours resulting in severe...

  • Insomnia Since Infancy

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders August 8, 2008 03:28 AM

    From the time I was a baby, I had trouble falling asleep. I have not taken a nap since I was 18 months old, except for 2 times when I was delirious with fever. I am now 19, and my insomnia gets worse each year. When I maintain a regular schedule and get 5-7 hours of sleep a night, it may only...

  • Too much 5-HTP?

    noonej 13 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders November 23, 2007 10:35 PM

    Hi, all you kind and generous people --My question is if I should lower my 5-HTP intake. It's currently at 600 mg./nightly. As you'll soon see, this isn't a post from a relatively healthy person who is just finetuning. I have VERY serious health problems and while I know they all won't be solved in...

  • Chronic Insomnia leads to anxiety or visa versa?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders November 5, 2007 09:21 PM

    Hello-I am in desperate need of some help. For the last 2 years I have suffered from insomnia but now it has gotten extreme. I will go days with ZERO sleep. I am a working Mom & Wife. This is effecting my life in big ways. I am scared that I am going to lose my job and it would be obvious that I am...

  • Is this a sleep disorder?

    ericdavincy 2 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders March 17, 2007 09:59 AM

    I've had this problem in the past and it's recently resurfaced: I can't fall asleep. Whenever I drift into the first stage of sleep my body wakes me up. Sometimes it's a pop of light. Monday: I was eating and stabbed myself with a fork, Tuesday I kept falling, Wednesday I had a bug crawling on my...

  • 34 year old male with trouble sleeping, lowered sex drive, and acne on the back

    erinsmogor 1 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders February 28, 2007 09:52 PM

    My boyfriend is a 34 y/o male who has been having some various problems for about a year now...he cannot stay asleep, his back is breaking out and he has a much lower sex drive.Every night he has no problems going to sleep, but he wakes up shortly after and is extremely restless. He snores a...