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Sleep Disorder

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Sorry If I am remaking a topic, but I wanted to know if anyone else has serious problems with sleeping. (I'm sure there are a lot of people)

I personally cant get to sleep. Normal bedtimes are 4-5. However, when I do I am often times impossible to wake. Today I slept through an alarm for an hour and a half, which caused me to be late for work. I'm not sure if this is an issue or just me being stupid. I just want to sleep.

Does anyone else have a sleeping issue or information about the disorders associated with sleep?
 

DoubledStratum

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Sounds like Hypersomnia, where you sleep too long. My advice is to go the the GP, bring a pen and paper, write down everything he can think of, try everything for at least a month, then come back.

Otherwise, wikipedia has a general outline on these disorders, but you'd be best off on a health website. Try google.

And good luck. ^__^
 

bunny

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it sounds like you might have some kind of insomnia, a lot of ppl think that just means you cant get to sleep but it can be one or a combination of not being able to get to sleep, waking in the night or waking too early, i get a mix of all three quite a lot, it also has to last for over a certain amount of time but i forget how long (sorry) the best thing i can suggest is either talking to your doctor to find a good way to get to sleep, whether that means meads or a natural remidy or looking up relaxation techniques online

i hope thats some help :hug:
bunny
 
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I used to have a major prob with it, but nowadays I can sleep if I want to (though I often stay up on purpose) I just need to take mirtazapine in the evening and I can usually drift off though. Exercise helps as well.
 
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