Hello, I'm new here-I like this forum-seems to be pretty active. well, here goes (one word of advice..this is going to be a novel, so go get a tall glass of grape juice or something ) I've been to every specialist imaginable--no one has a clue. Here's a list of my current symptoms..... FREQUENCY INTENSITY NOTES DESCRIPTION every few days 5 1) concentration problems..short term memory..sometimes VERY severe..at it's worst could remember who the President was for 5 seconds, couldn't remember how to fold a shirt, etch TESTING... brain MRI-mostly normal, neurologist, Nero -psychological testing--normal, then sent to sleep doctor. Had a c-pap machine that I used faithfully the last 9 years that has really made no difference..switched me to bi-pap..severe memory problems went away..now they've started again..sleep doctor has no clue..sent me for a mask refit.lady there looked at my machine download and said everything looked fine..wonders if I have obstructive sleep apnea. daily... 8 erratic sleep patterns 2) sleep apnea & narcolepsy constant 8 3) severe long term memory problems (had ECT in 2000) constant 8 3a)short term memory issues occasional 9 4) swollen glands under right ear-twice in 3mos constant 5 5) constant stiffness, soreness with no swelling or rednesss ..need support up/down steps-getting up/down every few days 4 6) headaches ...not in same place constant 8 7) extreme fatigue..can sleep 14hrs and still fall asleep at work or at stop lights- I take maximum dosage of nuvigil 250. 8) about 2 or 3 nights of "restful" sleep per month occasional 6 8a) occasional, sometimes severe jumping, twitching (take lithium for bi-polar) every few days 9 9) intermittent severe grinding of spine when sitting up in bed-started last 2 months constantly 7 9a) neck pain - C-4,C-5,C-6 fused in 2005..degeretive disk disease every few weeks 7 10) intermittent dizziness upon rising and laying down (bed spins) & looking up constant 7 11) constant constipation & diarrhea every few months 6 12) intermittent numbness & tingling mostly in arms/hands but has been in head/legs/toes. TESTING- had cervical MRI..a little worse but nothing that would cause numbness/tingling/twitching last few years 5 13) drained then immediately fill again --reoccurring breast cysts 14)uterine fibroids-one size of a baseball/experiencing menopause/had d&c last 10years 15) abnormal pap smears/cauterization constant 3 16) TMJ every other week or so 3 17)occasional heartburn 2 yrs 18) high cholesterol- no meds-good cholesterol is 92- total 275-just diagnosed last 5 yrs or so 6 19) tender spots all over head last 10 yrs 20) sense of smell has decreased dramatically frequently 5+ years ago..not currently 21) sleep paralysis upon waking current meds, including those listed above: 1) lithium 3 tablets daily, 2 tablets next day alternating-300mg 2) synthroid (low thyroid) 1xday 25mcg 3) lexapro 1 1/2 tablets - 20mg 4) wellbutrin 2xdaily 150mg 12sr l 5) nuvigil 250 mg 1x day 6) B12 500mcg 1xday 7) c-pap (for 8yrs, then bi-pap (since june of 2014) - still snoring while using machine- I think i recall a doctor telling me i had a very narrow throat ??? bi-pap 19/15psi 8) Fish oil 2 tablets 227 7mg 9) evening primrose 10) D-3 1000iu one tablet 11) Lamotrigine- 200mg 1 tablet averaging 8.25 hrs of sleep over last 10 days ok..if you're still with me, you deserve a cookie or something a little bit more (I promise..only a little) I'm 5ft 1, female and weigh 75 pounds I have a very caring and supportive husband but this is DRIVING ME CRAZY. Does anyone think I may have cfc/me..if so, what do I do... the closest doctor I could find on this board is 4hr away..I live in central PA. ANY advice, comments, observations would be much appreciated !