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Insomnia (11,162 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (816)
Mind racing
78% (748)
Anxiety
71% (761)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (746)
Depression
49% (722)
Working before bedtime
43% (735)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (539)
Bright light at night
39% (728)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (603)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (556)
Pain
36% (712)
Family history
33% (724)
Fearful thoughts
36% (582)
Genetics
32% (696)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (699)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (679)
Eating before bedtime
25% (723)
Alcohol
23% (698)
Chocolate at night
23% (717)
Aging
25% (448)
Noise
36% (222)
Medications
19% (700)
Feeling trapped
30% (288)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (683)
Partner snoring
25% (345)
Hopelessness
25% (291)
Sleep apnea
17% (614)
Headaches
17% (475)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (603)
Helplessness
22% (290)
Vivid nightmares
16% (474)
Despair
20% (283)
Poor quality of life
20% (286)
Hot flashes
16% (418)
Restless Leg Syndrome
20% (279)
Jet lag
14% (481)
Fibromyalgia
13% (496)
PMS
11% (677)
Upset stomach
13% (412)
Playing video games before bed
11% (550)
Demoralization
16% (285)
Perimenopause
10% (615)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (439)
Not Known
45% (62)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (576)
PTSD
12% (282)
Shift work
8% (360)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (141)
ADHD
9% (275)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (359)
Nicotine
5% (608)
Post menopause
13% (150)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (283)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (282)
Gluten intolerance
11% (161)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (171)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (272)
Benzodiazepine
3% (585)
Lyme Disease
3% (522)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (467)
endometriosis
11% (53)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (564)
alpha intrusions
4% (140)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (93)
Cushing's Disease
1% (476)

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