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Insomnia (11,284 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (825)
Mind racing
78% (754)
Anxiety
71% (769)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (753)
Depression
49% (729)
Working before bedtime
43% (743)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (546)
Bright light at night
39% (736)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (609)
Pain
37% (719)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (562)
Family history
33% (732)
Fearful thoughts
35% (588)
Genetics
32% (703)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (705)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (685)
Eating before bedtime
25% (731)
Chocolate at night
23% (724)
Alcohol
23% (704)
Aging
26% (455)
Noise
37% (229)
Medications
20% (707)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (689)
Feeling trapped
30% (294)
Partner snoring
25% (351)
Hopelessness
25% (297)
Sleep apnea
17% (620)
Headaches
18% (481)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (610)
Helplessness
22% (296)
Vivid nightmares
16% (480)
Poor quality of life
21% (292)
Despair
20% (289)
Restless Leg Syndrome
20% (284)
Hot flashes
16% (424)
Jet lag
14% (487)
Fibromyalgia
13% (501)
Upset stomach
13% (418)
PMS
11% (683)
Playing video games before bed
11% (557)
Demoralization
16% (291)
Perimenopause
10% (621)
Not Known
46% (68)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (445)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (582)
PTSD
12% (288)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (148)
Shift work
8% (366)
ADHD
9% (281)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (365)
Nicotine
5% (614)
Post menopause
12% (156)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (289)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (288)
Gluten intolerance
11% (167)
Autoimmune Disease
10% (177)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (278)
Benzodiazepine
3% (591)
Lyme Disease
3% (528)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (473)
endometriosis
10% (59)
alpha intrusions
4% (147)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (570)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (99)
Cushing's Disease
1% (482)

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