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  • 9 hours ago

    Narcolepsy while working

    I am a narcoleptic. I was only recently diagnosed about 3 years ago. While researching I realize this is been a condition that I have had since I was a teenager. I have trouble driving when there is asleep I spell. I'm afraid to tell my doctor about it because I don't want to lose my license. My job is not accommodating. I have been trying different forms of medicine including xyrem ritalin adderall all kinds of things. The don't really work. What job Would-be easiest that I could manage....
  • Not Sleeping Well? Give These Yoga Moves a Try

    Do you wake up in the morning and still feel tired? You may get better-quality sleep if you try these gentle moves before bed: http://wb.md/2tWnrNG Give it a try and let us know if you feel more well-rested in the morning! I will :)
  • 3 days ago

    I am tired all the time but I sleep for 12 hours a night?? Is this a sleep disorder or does it have to due with my medication?

    For the past 4/5 months I have been tired all the time even when I am sleeping anywhere from 8-12 hours a night. This effected my performance at school during the last 3 months or so of school. I would be going to bed anywhere from 6pm to 10pm and have to get up at 6am. I would not be able to get up at 6am for school. I couldn't drag myself out of bed I was so out of it. I would end up sleeping through my alarm and waking up at 10 am. This affected my performance in school. I would have problems....
  • 11 days ago

    Involuntary muscle movements while trying to fall asleep.

    Either the shoulder, leg, arm, upper body, or both legs (not all at the same time. The site seems to be random) will jolt or spasm right when I feel like I am about to doze off. This leaves me lying in bed waiting for the next one to happen as soon as I tire again. When they happen I feel a surge of adrenaline and I am no longer tired for a couple of minutes. (this could be fear or annoyance.) There is no "falling feeling" like as described in "Sleep Myoclonus." Just what feels....
  • 12 days ago

    Sleep Poorly after *any* Cardiovascular Exercise

    I have had about 20 blood tests and 2 24-urine collections by doctors. They are trying to figure out why I either sleep quite poorly (exhausted when I wake up) or cannot sleep at all after doing cardiovascular exercise. This effect on my sleep can last for several days. Please note four things: One, I have no trouble sleeping when I avoid cardiovascular exercise. Two, it doesn't matter what time of day I do the exercise. Three, I have the problem even when I do only 2 minutes of jogging, for....
  • 15 days ago

    Sleep Troubles - Pressure in head, abs and legs...

    I am a 15 year old male, and am around 6' 3", 160lbs. I have seasonal allergies and am on 2 medications for ance treatment. While staying at a hotel in Texas, I started experiencing a problem while trying to sleep. It felt almost like there was extra gravity put on my head, and from my stomach down to my ankles. My cheast did not hurt. This has happened before, but very infrequently. It also may not mean much, but for at least the last couple of years, almost ever time I've stood up....
  • 16 days ago

    Able to move body but unable to open eyes while having a dream

    I was having a dream which i can't fully remember but there was a point where i realized this was a dream but couldn't control what was happening. I knew something bad was about to happen but i couldn't open my eyes. I would assume that this was sleep paralysis but i could move my body in real life and was fully conscious other than the fact that my eyes were closed and i was having a dream. I was able to take my hand and pry my eyes open leading to me being awake. I was unable to find....
  • 16 days ago

    Frequent nighttime urination with erections

    I wake up every hour all night long with an erection and a strong urge to urinate. I walk myself to the bathroom, wait for the erection to go down and then urinate. It's not a lot of urine, but it's not a little either. I head back to bed and fall asleep instantly. 1 hour later, I'm up again with the same problem. This happens all night. It doesn't happen during the day. I went to a doctor and they recommended I try a prostate medication, so I did and it made no difference after 1....
  • 20 days ago

    Go days with NO sleep and than get 8-7-10 hours and go again for days it's pathetic and I think it is slowly going to kill me.

    I have always (even as a newborn) my mom use to say I slept 12 hours at a time, she'd have to wake me to feed me and than back to sleep. When I started school and thru high school I would come home have to have a nap of at least 1-2 hours and go to bed at a regular time. I guess I used up all my sleeping hours, these past 8 years I've had insomnia horribly and I honestly think it could kill me. I have a very hard time falling asleep, not because of caffeine because most everything I drink....
  • 21 days ago

    Sleep study question

    We have an 18 month old with chiari malformation type 1. We're pretty sure he stops breathing at night so we had a sleep study done. They put the airflow sensor in his nose and it amplified his breathing to where I could hear it. There were multiple times where he went from sounding like Darth Vader with his breathing sounds, to were I could hear nothing, then after about 15 seconds or so, he'd start again. It's a holiday week, and I know it'll be at least another week before we find....