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Insomnia (12,084 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (865)
Mind racing
77% (792)
Anxiety
71% (807)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (787)
Depression
49% (763)
Working before bedtime
43% (779)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (579)
Bright light at night
40% (772)
Irregular bedtime hours
42% (597)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (643)
Pain
37% (753)
Family history
34% (770)
Genetics
33% (738)
Fearful thoughts
36% (622)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (740)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (719)
Eating before bedtime
25% (766)
Chocolate at night
23% (758)
Alcohol
23% (739)
Aging
27% (488)
Noise
36% (263)
Feeling trapped
30% (326)
Medications
20% (737)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (722)
Hopelessness
26% (330)
Partner snoring
24% (384)
Sleep apnea
17% (653)
Headaches
18% (514)
Helplessness
22% (329)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (644)
Vivid nightmares
16% (513)
Despair
21% (322)
Poor quality of life
20% (324)
Restless Leg Syndrome
20% (317)
Hot flashes
16% (456)
Not Known
44% (102)
Jet lag
14% (519)
Fibromyalgia
13% (532)
Upset stomach
14% (450)
Playing video games before bed
12% (589)
Demoralization
15% (324)
PMS
10% (716)
Perimenopause
10% (655)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (475)
PTSD
13% (321)
Dopamine Deficiency
9% (611)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (178)
Post menopause
14% (188)
ADHD
10% (312)
Shift work
8% (399)
Suicidal Ideation
9% (319)
Autoimmune Disease
12% (208)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (397)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (321)
Nicotine
5% (648)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (309)
Gluten intolerance
9% (198)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
37% (30)
Lyme Disease
3% (560)
Benzodiazepine
3% (623)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (504)
not eating enough / empty stomach
26% (31)
endometriosis
8% (91)
alpha intrusions
3% (176)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (600)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
3% (129)
Cushing's Disease
1% (513)
Narcolepsy
25% (4)
belching
3% (31)

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