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Insomnia (9,563 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (766)
Mind racing
79% (708)
Anxiety
71% (720)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (708)
Depression
48% (683)
Working before bedtime
43% (694)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (498)
Bright light at night
39% (688)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (562)
Pain
36% (674)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (515)
Family history
33% (685)
Fearful thoughts
35% (543)
Genetics
32% (658)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (657)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (642)
Eating before bedtime
24% (681)
Alcohol
23% (659)
Chocolate at night
22% (674)
Aging
26% (409)
Medications
19% (662)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (646)
Feeling trapped
30% (248)
Noise
35% (182)
Sleep apnea
17% (577)
Partner snoring
24% (304)
Hopelessness
25% (251)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (567)
Headaches
17% (436)
Helplessness
22% (250)
Vivid nightmares
15% (435)
Poor quality of life
20% (246)
Hot flashes
16% (378)
Despair
20% (243)
Fibromyalgia
14% (458)
Jet lag
14% (442)
PMS
11% (641)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (239)
Upset stomach
13% (373)
Playing video games before bed
11% (511)
Perimenopause
10% (578)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (401)
Demoralization
15% (246)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (538)
PTSD
12% (243)
Nicotine
6% (571)
ADHD
9% (236)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (320)
Shift work
7% (321)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (102)
Post menopause
13% (112)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (244)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (234)
Suicidal Ideation
6% (243)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (131)
Gluten intolerance
9% (121)
Benzodiazepine
3% (548)
Lyme Disease
3% (486)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (428)
Not Known
30% (20)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (527)
endometriosis
21% (14)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
6% (54)
alpha intrusions
3% (102)
Cushing's Disease
0% (437)

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