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Insomnia (9,741 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (773)
Mind racing
79% (715)
Anxiety
71% (726)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (715)
Depression
48% (690)
Working before bedtime
43% (701)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (505)
Bright light at night
39% (695)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (569)
Pain
36% (681)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (522)
Family history
33% (692)
Fearful thoughts
36% (550)
Genetics
32% (665)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (664)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (649)
Eating before bedtime
24% (688)
Alcohol
24% (666)
Chocolate at night
23% (681)
Aging
26% (416)
Medications
19% (669)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (653)
Feeling trapped
30% (255)
Noise
35% (189)
Partner snoring
24% (310)
Sleep apnea
17% (584)
Hopelessness
26% (258)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (574)
Headaches
17% (443)
Helplessness
23% (257)
Vivid nightmares
16% (442)
Despair
20% (250)
Poor quality of life
20% (253)
Hot flashes
16% (385)
Jet lag
14% (449)
Fibromyalgia
14% (465)
Restless Leg Syndrome
19% (246)
Upset stomach
14% (380)
PMS
11% (647)
Playing video games before bed
11% (518)
Perimenopause
10% (585)
Demoralization
15% (253)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
12% (408)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (545)
PTSD
12% (250)
ADHD
9% (243)
Discontinuation of Ambien
8% (327)
Nicotine
6% (578)
Shift work
7% (328)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (109)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (251)
Post menopause
13% (118)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (241)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (249)
Gluten intolerance
9% (128)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (138)
Not Known
30% (27)
Benzodiazepine
3% (555)
Lyme Disease
3% (492)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (435)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (534)
endometriosis
18% (22)
alpha intrusions
4% (109)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
5% (61)
Cushing's Disease
1% (444)

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