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Insomnia (11,634 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (841)
Mind racing
78% (769)
Anxiety
71% (784)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (768)
Depression
49% (743)
Working before bedtime
43% (758)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (561)
Bright light at night
39% (751)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (624)
Pain
37% (734)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (576)
Family history
34% (747)
Genetics
32% (718)
Fearful thoughts
35% (603)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (720)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (699)
Eating before bedtime
25% (746)
Chocolate at night
23% (739)
Alcohol
23% (719)
Aging
26% (470)
Noise
36% (244)
Medications
20% (722)
Feeling trapped
30% (309)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (704)
Partner snoring
24% (366)
Hopelessness
26% (312)
Sleep apnea
17% (635)
Headaches
19% (496)
Helplessness
23% (311)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (625)
Vivid nightmares
16% (495)
Despair
21% (304)
Poor quality of life
21% (307)
Restless Leg Syndrome
21% (299)
Hot flashes
16% (439)
Jet lag
14% (502)
Fibromyalgia
14% (516)
Upset stomach
15% (433)
Not Known
43% (84)
Playing video games before bed
11% (572)
PMS
10% (698)
Demoralization
15% (306)
Perimenopause
10% (636)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (459)
PTSD
12% (303)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (596)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (161)
Post menopause
15% (171)
ADHD
9% (296)
Shift work
8% (381)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (380)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (304)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (303)
Autoimmune Disease
10% (192)
Nicotine
5% (629)
Gluten intolerance
10% (182)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (293)
Benzodiazepine
3% (606)
Lyme Disease
3% (543)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (488)
endometriosis
8% (74)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
42% (12)
alpha intrusions
4% (160)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (584)
not eating enough / empty stomach
31% (13)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
3% (115)
Cushing's Disease
1% (497)
belching
7% (14)

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