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Insomnia (11,559 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (837)
Mind racing
78% (766)
Anxiety
71% (781)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (765)
Depression
49% (740)
Working before bedtime
43% (755)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (558)
Bright light at night
39% (748)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (621)
Pain
37% (731)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (573)
Family history
34% (744)
Fearful thoughts
35% (600)
Genetics
32% (715)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (717)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (696)
Eating before bedtime
25% (743)
Chocolate at night
23% (736)
Alcohol
23% (716)
Aging
26% (467)
Noise
37% (241)
Medications
20% (719)
Feeling trapped
30% (306)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (701)
Partner snoring
24% (363)
Hopelessness
26% (309)
Sleep apnea
17% (632)
Headaches
18% (493)
Helplessness
22% (308)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (622)
Vivid nightmares
16% (492)
Despair
21% (301)
Poor quality of life
20% (304)
Restless Leg Syndrome
21% (296)
Hot flashes
17% (436)
Jet lag
14% (499)
Fibromyalgia
14% (513)
Upset stomach
14% (430)
Not Known
43% (81)
Playing video games before bed
11% (569)
PMS
10% (695)
Demoralization
15% (303)
Perimenopause
10% (633)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (456)
PTSD
12% (300)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (593)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (158)
Post menopause
14% (168)
ADHD
9% (293)
Shift work
8% (378)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (377)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (301)
Nicotine
5% (626)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (300)
Autoimmune Disease
10% (189)
Gluten intolerance
10% (179)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (290)
Benzodiazepine
3% (603)
Lyme Disease
3% (540)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (485)
endometriosis
8% (71)
alpha intrusions
4% (157)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (581)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (112)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
33% (9)
Cushing's Disease
1% (494)
not eating enough / empty stomach
20% (10)
belching
9% (11)

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