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  • 2 hours ago

    Leg seizures, lower back pain and no sleep

    Im having trouble seeing a doctor as I have just moved but I really need some answers so I have copied and pasted my symptom diary below..... Symptoms: lower back pain, started around 18 months ago and progressively getting worse, mainly at night causing severe lack of sleep with sudden need to move violently and stretch back/legs but find it hard to stand up or walk properly. Lack of sleep adversely affecting quality of life (1-4 hours per night) Accompanied with violent leg seizures/spasms and....
  • 1 day ago

    Exausted!

    I have had severe sleep apnea for over 10 yrs. In addtion I have another disorder that I cannot find anyone who suffers like me. If I do not sleep at least 9 hrs I am exhaustef the next day like I never slept w/my cpap. I wake up several times per night but sometimes I cannot get back to sleep for 20 to 30 minutes. So the next day I am exhausted again!!!! I have been in my house for 3 days & my husband had to go on a trip without me. The Sleep Dr's assistant...I forgot what they are called....
  • 4 days ago

    In Extreme pain at night An have not slept for 3 months experiencing scary symptoms like compared to narcolepsy!

    I have been in horrific pain for 3 months straight no sleep an no meds for the pain it is horrific pain so I don’t sleep at night now I am experiencing narcolepsy type symptoms through out my day all the time is this common when in pain An no sleep for so long? I do not have Narcolepsy that’s the best way to describe what I’m doing sleep walking at work An don’t know where I’m at when I come to, falling asleep standing up while talking to fellow employees I never know when it’s going to hit it is....
  • 6 days ago

    Didn't sleep for 3 days; body tremors and night sweats ever since

    Long story short, I'm travelling and I took a 3-day bus across the country. I slept maybe 2-3 hours across the three nights (only 30 minutes the last night). I was having auditory/visual hallucinations and some pretty severe emotional problems by the end of it. But eventually, I got to the place I was staying and slept for 3 hours or so that afternoon (Thursday). When I got up, I noticed my body was shaking--I'd describe it as similar to shivering with a slower back-and-forth of muscle contraction....
  • 7 days ago

    Pain

    So a little backstory on this one.....i usually like to watch TV while i lay in bed and i then either usually sleep in a slightly sitting up position or propped up on side with head on two pillows position kinda leaning upwards.And about two or so days ago i started to feel a slight pain while exhaling outwards to the slightly lower half of my chest on my right side.Then the following day i started to get a pain on my left slightly upper part of my chest when taking a deep breathe (Mind you the right....
  • 11 days ago

    News: Nerve 'Zap' Could Replace CPAP for Sleep Apnea

    People with more serious cases of sleep apnea may get lasting relief from an implanted nerve stimulator, a new study finds. Find out more here: http://wb.md/2h5vs22 Would you prefer this over your CPAP machine?
  • 11 days ago

    Shaking head in sleep

    So since I was a baby I shook my head and forth to go to sleep, at least that's what my parents told me. I remember doing it even as a kid, sometimes really fast or what not. While now it's not to fall asleep really, I still do it. It brings me some strange pleasure and or comfort to do it. Sometimes I automatically do it though without thinking.
  • 12 days ago

    Double Exhaling while sleeping

    For the last 8 months to a year I have been exhaling twice while I sleep. What I mean is, I'll inhale and exhale normally and the exhale again before inhaling. The second exhale is forceful and my partner says he can watch it happen. Chest and stomach deflate like normal and then it's a sudden deflate a second after the initial exhale, and then the cycle starts again. I can't find any recorded information on it. It's forceful enough to shake the bed and it makes my partner worried....
  • 15 days ago

    Familial Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder?

    I can't sleep late. Really. I am physically incapable of doing so, and have been for as long as I can remember. I usually start getting sleepy around 8pm or so, force myself to stay up until 9:30-10 pm, go to sleep with no problems, but then wake up at 4-4:30 every morning - really wide awake. On a bad day I might wake up at 3:30. On a good day, if I'm very tired, I might sleep till 5:30. But I can't remember the last time I slept till 6:00. I make myself stay in bed till 5:30 regardless....
  • 19 days ago

    Low SP02 During CPAP Therapy

    Diagnosed with Sleep Apnea (complex - obstructive / central), I had my tonsils removed in hopes that would remedy my situation. It did help reduce my AHI from 50's to mid-20's, but my sleeping has not improved and I continue to wake up throughout the night and feel fatigued in the morning, day and night. I've lost my mental sharpness and have become very irritable which has taken its toll on me personally and professionally. So I did an experiment in an effort to narrow down the scope....