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Insomnia (10,443 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (793)
Mind racing
78% (730)
Anxiety
71% (741)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (727)
Depression
48% (703)
Working before bedtime
43% (716)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (520)
Bright light at night
39% (709)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (583)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (537)
Pain
36% (694)
Family history
33% (706)
Fearful thoughts
36% (563)
Genetics
32% (678)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (680)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (662)
Eating before bedtime
25% (703)
Alcohol
24% (679)
Chocolate at night
23% (696)
Aging
26% (430)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (666)
Medications
19% (682)
Feeling trapped
30% (269)
Noise
35% (203)
Partner snoring
24% (326)
Sleep apnea
17% (597)
Hopelessness
25% (272)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (587)
Headaches
17% (457)
Helplessness
23% (271)
Vivid nightmares
16% (456)
Despair
20% (264)
Poor quality of life
20% (267)
Hot flashes
16% (400)
Jet lag
14% (463)
Fibromyalgia
14% (478)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (261)
PMS
11% (660)
Upset stomach
13% (394)
Playing video games before bed
11% (531)
Perimenopause
10% (598)
Demoralization
15% (267)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (422)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (558)
PTSD
11% (264)
ADHD
9% (257)
Nicotine
6% (591)
Shift work
7% (342)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (341)
Not Known
36% (42)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (123)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (265)
Post menopause
12% (132)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (263)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (255)
Gluten intolerance
9% (143)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (152)
Benzodiazepine
3% (568)
Lyme Disease
3% (505)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (449)
endometriosis
16% (37)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (547)
alpha intrusions
4% (123)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (75)
Cushing's Disease
1% (458)

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