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Insomnia (9,920 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (780)
Mind racing
79% (719)
Anxiety
71% (731)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (719)
Depression
48% (694)
Working before bedtime
43% (706)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (509)
Bright light at night
39% (700)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (573)
Pain
36% (685)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (526)
Family history
33% (697)
Fearful thoughts
36% (554)
Genetics
32% (669)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (669)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (653)
Eating before bedtime
25% (693)
Alcohol
24% (670)
Chocolate at night
23% (686)
Aging
26% (421)
Medications
19% (673)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (658)
Feeling trapped
30% (260)
Noise
35% (194)
Partner snoring
24% (315)
Sleep apnea
17% (588)
Hopelessness
25% (263)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (578)
Headaches
17% (448)
Helplessness
23% (262)
Vivid nightmares
15% (447)
Despair
20% (255)
Poor quality of life
20% (258)
Hot flashes
15% (390)
Jet lag
14% (454)
Fibromyalgia
14% (469)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (251)
PMS
11% (651)
Upset stomach
14% (385)
Playing video games before bed
11% (522)
Perimenopause
11% (589)
Demoralization
16% (258)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (413)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (549)
PTSD
11% (255)
ADHD
9% (248)
Nicotine
6% (582)
Discontinuation of Ambien
8% (332)
Shift work
8% (333)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (114)
Post menopause
13% (123)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (256)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (246)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (254)
Not Known
31% (32)
Gluten intolerance
9% (133)
Autoimmune Disease
8% (143)
Benzodiazepine
3% (559)
Lyme Disease
3% (496)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (440)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (538)
alpha intrusions
4% (114)
endometriosis
15% (27)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
5% (66)
Cushing's Disease
1% (449)

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