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Insomnia (11,059 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (812)
Mind racing
78% (746)
Anxiety
71% (759)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (744)
Depression
49% (720)
Working before bedtime
43% (733)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (537)
Bright light at night
39% (726)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (601)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (554)
Pain
36% (710)
Family history
33% (722)
Fearful thoughts
36% (580)
Genetics
32% (694)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (697)
Eating before bedtime
25% (721)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (677)
Alcohol
24% (696)
Chocolate at night
23% (715)
Aging
25% (446)
Medications
19% (698)
Noise
35% (220)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (681)
Feeling trapped
29% (286)
Partner snoring
24% (343)
Hopelessness
26% (289)
Sleep apnea
17% (612)
Headaches
17% (473)
Helplessness
22% (288)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (601)
Vivid nightmares
16% (472)
Despair
21% (281)
Poor quality of life
20% (284)
Hot flashes
16% (416)
Restless Leg Syndrome
20% (277)
Jet lag
14% (479)
Fibromyalgia
13% (494)
PMS
11% (675)
Upset stomach
13% (410)
Playing video games before bed
11% (548)
Perimenopause
10% (613)
Demoralization
16% (283)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (437)
Not Known
46% (59)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (574)
PTSD
12% (280)
Shift work
8% (358)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (139)
ADHD
9% (273)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (357)
Post menopause
13% (148)
Nicotine
5% (606)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (281)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (280)
Gluten intolerance
10% (159)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (270)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (169)
Benzodiazepine
3% (583)
Lyme Disease
3% (520)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (465)
endometriosis
12% (51)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (562)
alpha intrusions
4% (138)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (91)
Cushing's Disease
1% (474)

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