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Insomnia (10,489 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (793)
Mind racing
78% (731)
Anxiety
71% (742)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (728)
Depression
48% (704)
Working before bedtime
43% (717)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (521)
Bright light at night
39% (710)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (584)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (538)
Pain
36% (695)
Family history
33% (707)
Fearful thoughts
36% (564)
Genetics
32% (679)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (681)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (663)
Eating before bedtime
25% (704)
Alcohol
24% (680)
Chocolate at night
23% (697)
Aging
26% (431)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (667)
Medications
19% (683)
Feeling trapped
30% (270)
Noise
35% (204)
Partner snoring
24% (327)
Sleep apnea
17% (598)
Hopelessness
25% (273)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (588)
Headaches
17% (458)
Helplessness
22% (272)
Vivid nightmares
16% (457)
Despair
20% (265)
Poor quality of life
20% (268)
Hot flashes
15% (401)
Jet lag
14% (464)
Fibromyalgia
14% (479)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (262)
PMS
11% (661)
Playing video games before bed
11% (532)
Upset stomach
13% (395)
Perimenopause
10% (599)
Demoralization
15% (268)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (423)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (559)
PTSD
11% (265)
ADHD
9% (258)
Not Known
37% (43)
Nicotine
6% (592)
Shift work
7% (343)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (342)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (124)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (266)
Post menopause
12% (133)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (264)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (256)
Gluten intolerance
9% (144)
Autoimmune Disease
8% (153)
Benzodiazepine
3% (569)
Lyme Disease
3% (506)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (450)
endometriosis
16% (38)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (548)
alpha intrusions
4% (123)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (76)
Cushing's Disease
1% (459)

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