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  • Surgery for Sleep Apnea

    tk3573 3 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders October 27, 2010 06:56 PM

    I was diagnosed with Severe sleep apnea a year ago. Tried the CPAP machine and it just didn't help. I am now in the process of getting approved for surgery. The process is to remove my tonsils and some tissue, etc. I would like to know if anyone out there has had this surgery and would like to...

  • I'm 20 years old and feel like i'm in a fog

    norxcal 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders October 4, 2010 10:25 PM

    To start out I'm a female and 20 years old, I worked full-time for a year and recently got laid off in May and have been on unemployment trying to just relax and enjoy life for the time being as I'm trying to go back to school/find a new job. I'm always very happy, have a great family, love my...

  • Awaking Dreams

    hirwin 2 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders October 2, 2010 06:33 AM

    For the past several weeks, after I first fall asleep, I see someone staring at me and sometimes saying my name! I immediately jump up in bed and YELL "WHAT" or grab my husband. Well, he thought it was funny, but concerning, and now he's starting to get tired of it, which I don't blame him. Last...

  • Snoring Problem

    zaxvata 4 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders July 11, 2010 10:22 PM

    I have been snoring for ages - since my very childhood, I have tried several snoring remedies but in vain. Some days ago I was surfing the net when I found this web-site which offers a questionnaire promising to determine what kind of snorer am I. But I don't know whether to trust them or not. How...

  • What does this mean?

    Seeking The Rassin 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders June 19, 2010 01:17 PM

    HelloIm 32 years oldMy question is this I have been battling with sleep issues for the past 6 months as well as other symptoms that are unspecific to me and my GP for the moment, should I be worried of a possible hidden illness?

  • Funding for narcolepsy research PLEASE READ

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders June 4, 2010 02:16 PM

    I'm sure many of you know about this already... but for those who do not please visit http://www.refresheverything.com/narcolepsyimmunochipprojectFor those of us diagnosed with narcolepsy, those waiting for a possible diagnosis, and the families of those affected, please vote. You can vote once per...

  • Tonsil Removal

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders May 18, 2010 11:46 AM

    I ha d my tonsils remove on may 5, 2010. it was so painful, i walked around holding my ears. The pain meds only last 2hours. the 5th day felt worst than the first day after surgurey. The doctor said that day my body ws really healing. the is now day 15(5/19) and i'm back at work. Still tender but,...

  • Narcolepsy(??) treatments no longer working!!

    FixMEdoc 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders March 29, 2010 01:34 AM

    My EDS (Excesice Daytime Sleepiness) symptoms started about 14yrs ago, when I was about 16. In 2005 after sleep study, the sleep specialist informed me that he'd be treating me for narcolepsy. Provigil didn't work at all & I was started on 20mg of Adderall XR. Between Sept 2005 & Aug 2006 my...

  • Put off going to sleep then sleep all day

    zigzig28 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders March 18, 2010 10:48 PM

    Hi, I wasn't entirely sure where to post this as it covers some different subjects. The problem that is really getting to me is that I seem to put off going to sleep despite being tired at night until it is daylight outside - then I seem to relax and go to sleep - I will then sleep until 5pm/6pm. ...

  • fatigue | penis testicular abdominal pain | skin irritation

    tired777 1 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders March 17, 2010 02:05 PM

    I am 40 year old male suffering from a series of symptoms that keep repeating in a roughly 2 week cycle since mid January: - Starts with "sensation" of insect bites throughout my entire body mostly concentrating around my genitals. This usually accompanied with inflamation of anus hemerhoids and...

  • 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...

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  • night terrors

    snowstar 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders January 13, 2010 09:59 PM

    I'm 26 years old and have had sleeping problem for a least 5 -6 years. I have searched the symptoms and it leads me to night terrors, however, I'm not sure because the materials say its is in young children. My syptoms are when I'm asleep a have dreams that cause high anxiety. Most the time I can...

  • 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...

  • Announcement: Clinical Trial - Brain Injured/Sleepy

    ljrscience 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders November 6, 2009 07:36 PM

    I thought your community might be interested in a clinical research study now enrolling people with a past head injury who feel sleepy during the day. This study is going on at various centers around the US; go to this website for more information: http://www.headsleepstudy.com/.Lisa

  • Hypnagogia? Sleep Paralysis?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders October 14, 2009 07:27 PM

    Ever since I was an infant I would get, "stuck in sleep." My mother says that I would just cry and cry and she wouldn't be able to wake me up. Whatever this is has followed me for 18 years. I've become interested in finding out what is going on, what is it called? Why does it happen? It doesn't...

  • Wake Up Often - Always Tired

    dtsteven 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders September 1, 2009 11:44 PM

    Diagnose This OneMale 85 physically active - strength training and squash once or twice per weekTaking Simvastatin, L-thyroxine, vitamin-mineral & Ca+Vit.D supplement, baby aspirin1992-2005 Complained often to doctor about always feeling tired. Many tests - nothing foundDec. 2005 4 panic attacks in...

  • 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...

  • Hot feeling in lower abdomen...

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders July 13, 2009 12:03 AM

    Hello, I am writing this in hopes that someone can at least give me a clue about my husbands problem. For as long as he can remember, some night when he lays down to go to sleep he gets what he says ia a hot sensation in his lower abdomen, from just above his belly button down. It's not painful in...

  • asleep since birth aged 21 years

    henrietta spink 0 Replies
    Posted in: Sleep disorders June 28, 2009 07:38 AM

    My son was born after a normal pregnancy and scored high on the apgar chart. The moment the cord was cut he fell asleep. At two years of age it was assumed he had massive brain damage. His CAT and MRI scans were normal. He has been tested with MRI/DTI scans at Boston Mass Gen for neural pathway...