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Insomnia (10,825 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (805)
Mind racing
78% (740)
Anxiety
71% (754)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (738)
Depression
49% (715)
Working before bedtime
43% (727)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (531)
Bright light at night
39% (720)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (595)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (548)
Pain
36% (703)
Family history
33% (716)
Fearful thoughts
36% (574)
Genetics
32% (688)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (690)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (671)
Eating before bedtime
25% (714)
Alcohol
24% (690)
Chocolate at night
23% (708)
Aging
25% (440)
Medications
19% (692)
Noise
36% (214)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (675)
Feeling trapped
30% (280)
Partner snoring
25% (337)
Hopelessness
26% (283)
Sleep apnea
17% (606)
Helplessness
23% (282)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (596)
Headaches
17% (467)
Vivid nightmares
16% (466)
Despair
21% (275)
Poor quality of life
20% (278)
Hot flashes
16% (410)
Restless Leg Syndrome
19% (271)
Jet lag
14% (473)
Fibromyalgia
14% (488)
PMS
11% (669)
Upset stomach
13% (404)
Playing video games before bed
11% (542)
Demoralization
16% (277)
Perimenopause
10% (607)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (432)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (568)
Not Known
43% (53)
PTSD
12% (274)
Shift work
8% (352)
ADHD
9% (267)
Post menopause
13% (142)
Nicotine
6% (600)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (351)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (133)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (274)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (275)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (265)
Gluten intolerance
10% (153)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (162)
Benzodiazepine
3% (577)
Lyme Disease
3% (514)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (459)
endometriosis
13% (45)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (556)
alpha intrusions
4% (132)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
5% (85)
Cushing's Disease
1% (468)

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