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Insomnia (11,827 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (847)
Mind racing
78% (775)
Anxiety
71% (789)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (773)
Depression
49% (748)
Working before bedtime
43% (763)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (566)
Bright light at night
39% (756)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (630)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (581)
Pain
37% (739)
Family history
34% (752)
Genetics
33% (723)
Fearful thoughts
35% (608)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (726)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (704)
Eating before bedtime
25% (752)
Chocolate at night
23% (744)
Alcohol
23% (725)
Aging
27% (475)
Noise
36% (249)
Medications
20% (726)
Feeling trapped
30% (314)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (709)
Partner snoring
24% (372)
Hopelessness
26% (317)
Sleep apnea
17% (640)
Headaches
19% (501)
Helplessness
22% (316)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (630)
Vivid nightmares
16% (500)
Despair
21% (309)
Poor quality of life
21% (312)
Restless Leg Syndrome
21% (304)
Hot flashes
16% (444)
Jet lag
15% (507)
Fibromyalgia
14% (520)
Not Known
44% (90)
Upset stomach
14% (438)
Playing video games before bed
12% (577)
Demoralization
16% (311)
PMS
10% (703)
Perimenopause
10% (641)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (463)
PTSD
12% (308)
Dopamine Deficiency
9% (600)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (165)
Post menopause
14% (176)
ADHD
10% (300)
Shift work
8% (386)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (385)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (309)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (308)
Autoimmune Disease
11% (196)
Nicotine
5% (634)
Gluten intolerance
10% (186)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (297)
Lyme Disease
3% (548)
Benzodiazepine
3% (611)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (492)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
47% (17)
endometriosis
8% (79)
not eating enough / empty stomach
29% (17)
alpha intrusions
4% (164)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (588)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
3% (119)
Cushing's Disease
1% (501)
belching
5% (19)

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