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Insomnia (9,108 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (748)
Mind racing
79% (691)
Anxiety
71% (702)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (691)
Depression
48% (667)
Working before bedtime
43% (678)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (483)
Bright light at night
38% (672)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (546)
Pain
37% (657)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (499)
Family history
33% (669)
Fearful thoughts
35% (527)
Genetics
32% (641)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (641)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (626)
Eating before bedtime
24% (665)
Alcohol
23% (643)
Chocolate at night
22% (658)
Aging
27% (393)
Medications
19% (646)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (630)
Feeling trapped
31% (233)
Sleep apnea
17% (561)
Partner snoring
24% (288)
Noise
33% (166)
Hopelessness
26% (235)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
16% (551)
Headaches
17% (420)
Helplessness
22% (234)
Vivid nightmares
16% (419)
Hot flashes
16% (362)
Poor quality of life
20% (231)
Fibromyalgia
14% (442)
Jet lag
14% (426)
Despair
19% (227)
PMS
11% (625)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (224)
Playing video games before bed
11% (495)
Perimenopause
10% (562)
Upset stomach
13% (357)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (386)
Demoralization
15% (230)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (522)
PTSD
12% (227)
ADHD
10% (221)
Nicotine
6% (555)
Discontinuation of Ambien
8% (304)
Shift work
7% (305)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (228)
Post menopause
13% (97)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (219)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (87)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (227)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (116)
Gluten intolerance
9% (106)
Benzodiazepine
3% (532)
Lyme Disease
3% (470)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (412)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (511)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
8% (39)
alpha intrusions
3% (87)
Cushing's Disease
0% (421)
Not Known
20% (5)

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