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Insomnia (11,003 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (811)
Mind racing
78% (745)
Anxiety
71% (758)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (743)
Depression
49% (719)
Working before bedtime
43% (732)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (536)
Bright light at night
39% (725)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (600)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (553)
Pain
36% (708)
Family history
33% (721)
Fearful thoughts
36% (579)
Genetics
32% (693)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (695)
Eating before bedtime
25% (720)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (676)
Alcohol
24% (695)
Chocolate at night
23% (714)
Aging
25% (445)
Medications
19% (697)
Noise
36% (219)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (680)
Feeling trapped
29% (285)
Partner snoring
25% (342)
Hopelessness
26% (288)
Sleep apnea
17% (611)
Headaches
17% (472)
Helplessness
22% (287)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (600)
Vivid nightmares
16% (471)
Despair
21% (280)
Hot flashes
16% (415)
Poor quality of life
20% (283)
Restless Leg Syndrome
20% (276)
Jet lag
14% (478)
Fibromyalgia
13% (493)
PMS
11% (674)
Upset stomach
13% (409)
Playing video games before bed
11% (547)
Perimenopause
10% (612)
Demoralization
16% (282)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (436)
Not Known
45% (58)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (573)
PTSD
12% (279)
Shift work
8% (357)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (138)
ADHD
8% (272)
Post menopause
13% (147)
Nicotine
5% (605)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (356)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (279)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (280)
Gluten intolerance
10% (158)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (269)
Autoimmune Disease
8% (167)
Benzodiazepine
3% (582)
Lyme Disease
3% (519)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (464)
endometriosis
12% (50)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (561)
alpha intrusions
4% (137)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (90)
Cushing's Disease
1% (473)

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