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Insomnia (10,343 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (790)
Mind racing
78% (727)
Anxiety
71% (739)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (726)
Depression
48% (701)
Working before bedtime
43% (714)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (517)
Bright light at night
39% (707)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (581)
Pain
36% (692)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (534)
Family history
33% (704)
Fearful thoughts
35% (561)
Genetics
32% (676)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (677)
Eating before bedtime
25% (701)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (660)
Alcohol
24% (677)
Chocolate at night
23% (694)
Aging
26% (428)
Medications
19% (680)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (664)
Feeling trapped
30% (267)
Noise
35% (201)
Partner snoring
24% (323)
Sleep apnea
17% (595)
Hopelessness
25% (270)
Headaches
17% (455)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (585)
Helplessness
22% (269)
Vivid nightmares
15% (454)
Despair
20% (262)
Hot flashes
16% (398)
Poor quality of life
20% (265)
Jet lag
14% (461)
Fibromyalgia
13% (476)
Restless Leg Syndrome
19% (259)
PMS
11% (658)
Upset stomach
14% (392)
Playing video games before bed
11% (529)
Perimenopause
10% (596)
Demoralization
15% (265)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (420)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (556)
PTSD
11% (262)
ADHD
9% (255)
Nicotine
6% (589)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (339)
Shift work
7% (340)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (121)
Not Known
35% (40)
Post menopause
12% (130)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (263)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (253)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (261)
Gluten intolerance
9% (141)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (150)
Benzodiazepine
3% (566)
Lyme Disease
3% (503)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (447)
endometriosis
14% (35)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (545)
alpha intrusions
4% (121)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (73)
Cushing's Disease
1% (456)

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