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You'll never guess what the doc diagnosed me with...


How weird?!

He gave me a pamphlet... all the symptoms fit.

I go back in for more tests at the end of the month to gage the degree.

Tue. Nov 13, 8:18pm

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i am very interested. sometimes i wonder if i have it myself...

Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 8:45 PM

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My syptoms are...

I am ALWAYS tired whether I have 4 hours or 40 hours, I NEVER feel rested.

I have leg twiches and muscles twiches in my sleep (but not painful like RLS)

I wake sperratically (sp) during the night.

I go off into a very vivid day dream like state A LOT

I spend more than half my sleep aware of surroundings, but unable to interact.

A couple other things but mostly I am ALWAYS sleepy... I have no energy and lack motivation for everything.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 8:49 PM

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OMG... that's exactly me when i don't get enough exercise, every single symptom. is exercise a listed as a therapy?

Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 11:39 PM

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11:39 again, i can't stop thinking about how i never feel rested because i'm too "awake" in my sleep.... my brain won't shut down and all day i'm a zombie and can't wait to go to bed, then it's the same routine all over again. wow.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 11:40 PM

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Treatments include meds, sleep scheduling, naps, and/or diet and exercise all depends on the degree.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007, 12:59 AM

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Sleep Paralysis.

"I spend more than half my sleep aware of surroundings, but unable to interact."
Sleep paralysis?

I have this sometimes and it scares the crap out of me! My mind is awake, but I can't move my body. It's usually when I'm really tired. It feels like you are half awake, and half asleep...I am usually trying to tell my husband to wake me up, but it only comes out as a faint breathy moan.

My father says he has this, too. Genetic?

Does this happen to anyone else? I've thought several times that I was dying or something...but, of course, I'm still here.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007, 12:20 PM

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