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News, Stories and Updates from the World of Sleep

News, Stories and Updates from the World of Sleep

SomnusNooze Topics: Personal Journey Stories

IH – The Thief of My Youth

I was 15 years old when my life was turned upside down. In my early years, I was a girl who played sports, participated in school activities, maintained good grades, and was friends with just about everyone. However, during the summer of my sophomore year... read >

The Queen of Sleeping

In this Personal Journey story, a “Queen of Sleeping” recounts her struggles to obtain a correct diagnosis, after first receiving diagnoses of lupus and POTS from a variety of doctors. My journey to a diagnosis of idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) is... read >

Livin’ the Dream

Or maybe dream living? I’ve never been a morning person. Mom would drop me off at the door by my first hour seconds before the bell rang. Neighbors that I carpooled with to grade school called me Molasses. My birth certificate says Melissa. Everyone... read >

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