sleep

  1. J

    Fear of sleeping

    For a few years now I have problems falling asleep. It doesn't happen every night, It's more like a seasonal thing. When I try to fall asleep i get very anxious, and really scared. Sleeping reminds me of dying - And I feel like if I'll fall asleep my mind will shut, and tomorrow I wouldn't wake...
  2. V

    Advice on dealing with a breakup? Developed Anxiety after breakup

    SORRY LONG POST. Currently going through what I feel is the worst time of my life (24M). If you want the TL: DR of each section - just look for the parts in bold. Part 1: Overview of relationship Here's the overview. My girlfriend of almost 2 years (19F) I met through work. We hit it off and...
  3. M

    Lack of sleep = Fatigue?

    I've received treatment twice for fatigue. However, I'm still fatigued. Does lack of sleep equal fatigue?
  4. T

    Why is it worst in the night?

    Hi everyone, this is my first post. Forgive any rambling or the history, but I thought it might help to describe. This is long. :( Before a few months ago, I didn't really know anxiety or stress to this degree. I'd had some moments, sure, but no attacks or obvious symptoms like I am getting...
  5. Fairy Lucretia

    i have got nothing to say x

    it is just ,i am on my own until wednesday and i was on my own yesterday and today and feeling a bit lonely and out of it is all kind of sleeping my way through it x
  6. S

    Looking for advice

    Hi guys, new to the forum so please be gentle. I'm hoping I can speak to someone who has been in a similar position to myself. I'm a 34 year old single male who lives alone. I have a lot of friends and a good family but I feel really alone and isolated a lot of the time. I've had a look at the...
  7. S

    Hello I am new

    I really dont want to give out my name but I have been suffering from EUPD for over 30 years now and as I am getting older I am becoming worse. I also am prone to taking overdoses of pills and self harming which is not good. I am on 14 different medications half of which are for sleep but sadly...
  8. C

    How can I make my sleep anxiety go away?

    Ever since I was a child, I have been terrified of sleeping by myself or in the dark. I used to climb into my parents bed when I was scared and it got so bad that my mom would lock the doors of their bedroom at night. As I got older, I began to become more exposed to horror films and shows that...
  9. M

    Hello

    Hello everyone, I am new here I am a senior in what can be considered a "better than average" high school, everyone is obsessed with their grades and being better than everyone else. My sister is a year older than me and she started having problems with depression during her senior year of high...
  10. U

    Hello!

    Hi! I am taking Mirtazapine for depression and sleep. I have been on it for about a week, nothing so far in the area of sleep, that is. I know that I need help and fast! I see a behavioral health doctor at the VA for my condition. Moreover, I have service connected conditions I think is one of...
  11. sunset547544

    Reducing Caffeine Intake

    I have set myself a goal of cutting down my caffeine intake to just 1 cup of tea every day in the morning for the next week or so in order to improve my sleep and hopefully mood. I am not finding it easy, I am feeling really lethargic and finding it hard to concentrate or get motivated to do...
  12. A

    Anyone have experience with ECT?

    Yes I know this is a extreme form of treatment but I hear many positives from people that have had it done as a last resort. I'm asking this because I've become so terrified of my conditions and feel like everything I'm doing is failing me. I am diagnosed with Major Depression, Anxiety, and...
  13. P

    2 Minutes to Fall Asleep

    How To Fall Asleep In Two Minutes Using A Military Approved Technique The first time I tried this I fell asleep quickly and had a refreshing sleep and woke in a good mood! Then I added lightly dragging my finger tips from my forehead to my chin and neck to help relax the face.
  14. D

    Citalopram tablets

    Hey guys just after some input. I'm currently on citalopram tablets 10mg and after 3 weeks I've been put up to 20mg on Friday as I have had no ease of my symptoms,question is dose the extra 10mg take weeks to get into your system to see if there working? also I suffer with sleep insomnia and...
  15. FadeToBlack

    Sleep Problems

    I can only sleep at the moment in 1 hour shifts.:sleepy2: I just woke up from my first of the night where I was interacting with the same people who are hiding their identities from me who're part of the group that have been tormenting me in my sleep. :eek2: It ended with them all disappearing...
  16. P

    I Can't Sleep...

    I think it's my Cymbalta but I can't sleep. I worked yesterday, I stayed up late with my wife, and then we went to bed... like 6 hours ago. It is now 6:02am. I haven't slept, I'm seeing my in-laws today and we'll be there all day and I am SO TIRED. We leave in an hour and a half. I'm just...
  17. R

    Resperidone withdrawal can't sleep

    I stopped takeing resperidone 2 mg that I had been takeing since this summer and stopped being able to sleep. Trying to sleep is really burdensome, I feel a wave of anxiety every few seconds all night and day long it doesn't stop and my mind does not stop running thoughts. It's been over a week...
  18. D

    medication for intrusive thoughts?

    okay i am on a few medications and i take seroqel 150mg at bedtime i use it for sleep but for other uses a well one for intrusive thoughts which i feel i need a higer dose but after seeing the side effects and the risk i don't want it anymore i prefer getting off of it. and asking for a safer...
  19. 4

    Work Anxiety Part 2

    Hey everyone. Im back after almost one year here. My anxiety however still persists. I'll explain. Basically, my entire story begins of how my anxiety started begins in this thread: Job-related Anxiety I have come a really long way since then and haven't given up working with my father in his...
  20. N

    Best meds for sleep when you have anxiety and depression

    Have already tried Amitripline, Quitripine, and am contemplating going natural and trying Melatonin.. getting desparate for sleep. Meds have been changed recently.. but am on 300 mg venflaxine, 80mg sustained release proprananol, metformin, How long before my normall meds ( venflaxine etc)...