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Insomnia (11,743 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (844)
Mind racing
78% (773)
Anxiety
71% (787)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (771)
Depression
49% (746)
Working before bedtime
43% (761)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (564)
Bright light at night
39% (754)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (628)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (579)
Pain
37% (737)
Family history
34% (750)
Genetics
33% (721)
Fearful thoughts
35% (606)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (724)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (702)
Eating before bedtime
25% (749)
Chocolate at night
23% (742)
Alcohol
23% (722)
Aging
26% (473)
Noise
36% (247)
Medications
20% (725)
Feeling trapped
30% (312)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (707)
Partner snoring
24% (370)
Hopelessness
26% (315)
Sleep apnea
17% (638)
Headaches
19% (499)
Helplessness
22% (314)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (628)
Vivid nightmares
16% (498)
Poor quality of life
21% (310)
Despair
21% (307)
Restless Leg Syndrome
21% (302)
Hot flashes
16% (442)
Jet lag
15% (505)
Fibromyalgia
14% (519)
Upset stomach
14% (436)
Not Known
43% (88)
Playing video games before bed
12% (575)
PMS
10% (701)
Demoralization
16% (309)
Perimenopause
10% (639)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (462)
Dopamine Deficiency
9% (599)
PTSD
12% (306)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (164)
Post menopause
14% (174)
ADHD
10% (299)
Shift work
8% (384)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (383)
Autoimmune Disease
11% (195)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (306)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (307)
Nicotine
5% (632)
Gluten intolerance
10% (185)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (296)
Benzodiazepine
3% (609)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (491)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
50% (16)
Lyme Disease
3% (546)
endometriosis
8% (77)
not eating enough / empty stomach
31% (16)
alpha intrusions
4% (163)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (587)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
3% (118)
Cushing's Disease
1% (500)
belching
6% (17)

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