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Insomnia (9,765 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (774)
Mind racing
78% (716)
Anxiety
71% (727)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (716)
Depression
48% (691)
Working before bedtime
43% (702)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (506)
Bright light at night
39% (696)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (570)
Pain
36% (682)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (523)
Family history
33% (693)
Fearful thoughts
36% (551)
Genetics
32% (666)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (665)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (650)
Eating before bedtime
24% (689)
Alcohol
24% (667)
Chocolate at night
23% (682)
Aging
26% (417)
Medications
19% (670)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (654)
Feeling trapped
30% (256)
Noise
35% (190)
Partner snoring
24% (311)
Sleep apnea
17% (585)
Hopelessness
25% (259)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (575)
Headaches
17% (444)
Helplessness
22% (258)
Vivid nightmares
16% (443)
Despair
20% (251)
Poor quality of life
20% (254)
Hot flashes
16% (386)
Jet lag
14% (450)
Fibromyalgia
14% (466)
Restless Leg Syndrome
19% (247)
Upset stomach
14% (381)
PMS
11% (648)
Playing video games before bed
11% (519)
Perimenopause
10% (586)
Demoralization
15% (254)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (409)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (546)
PTSD
12% (251)
ADHD
9% (244)
Discontinuation of Ambien
8% (328)
Nicotine
6% (579)
Shift work
7% (329)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (110)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (252)
Post menopause
13% (119)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (242)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (250)
Gluten intolerance
9% (129)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (139)
Not Known
29% (28)
Benzodiazepine
3% (556)
Lyme Disease
3% (493)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (436)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (535)
endometriosis
17% (23)
alpha intrusions
4% (110)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
5% (62)
Cushing's Disease
1% (445)

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