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Insomnia (10,031 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (784)
Mind racing
79% (722)
Anxiety
71% (734)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (722)
Depression
48% (697)
Working before bedtime
43% (709)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (512)
Bright light at night
39% (703)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (576)
Pain
36% (688)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (529)
Family history
33% (700)
Fearful thoughts
36% (557)
Genetics
32% (672)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (672)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (656)
Eating before bedtime
25% (696)
Alcohol
24% (673)
Chocolate at night
23% (689)
Aging
26% (424)
Medications
19% (676)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (660)
Feeling trapped
30% (263)
Noise
36% (197)
Partner snoring
24% (318)
Sleep apnea
17% (591)
Hopelessness
26% (266)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (581)
Headaches
17% (451)
Helplessness
23% (265)
Vivid nightmares
16% (450)
Despair
21% (258)
Poor quality of life
20% (261)
Hot flashes
15% (393)
Jet lag
14% (457)
Fibromyalgia
14% (472)
Restless Leg Syndrome
19% (254)
PMS
11% (654)
Upset stomach
14% (388)
Playing video games before bed
11% (525)
Perimenopause
10% (592)
Demoralization
16% (261)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (416)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (552)
PTSD
11% (258)
ADHD
9% (251)
Nicotine
6% (585)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (335)
Shift work
7% (336)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (117)
Post menopause
13% (126)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (259)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (249)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (257)
Not Known
29% (35)
Gluten intolerance
9% (136)
Autoimmune Disease
8% (146)
Benzodiazepine
3% (562)
Lyme Disease
3% (499)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (443)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (541)
alpha intrusions
4% (117)
endometriosis
13% (30)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (69)
Cushing's Disease
1% (452)

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