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Insomnia (9,451 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (764)
Mind racing
78% (706)
Anxiety
71% (718)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (706)
Depression
48% (681)
Working before bedtime
43% (692)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (496)
Bright light at night
38% (686)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (560)
Pain
37% (672)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (513)
Family history
33% (683)
Fearful thoughts
35% (541)
Genetics
32% (656)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (655)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (640)
Eating before bedtime
24% (679)
Alcohol
23% (657)
Chocolate at night
22% (672)
Aging
26% (407)
Medications
19% (660)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (644)
Feeling trapped
30% (246)
Noise
34% (180)
Sleep apnea
17% (575)
Partner snoring
24% (302)
Hopelessness
26% (249)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (565)
Headaches
17% (434)
Helplessness
22% (248)
Vivid nightmares
15% (433)
Hot flashes
16% (376)
Poor quality of life
20% (244)
Fibromyalgia
14% (456)
Jet lag
14% (440)
Despair
19% (241)
PMS
11% (639)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (237)
Playing video games before bed
11% (509)
Upset stomach
13% (371)
Perimenopause
10% (576)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (399)
Demoralization
15% (244)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (536)
PTSD
12% (241)
ADHD
9% (234)
Nicotine
6% (569)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (318)
Shift work
7% (319)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (100)
Post menopause
13% (110)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (242)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (232)
Suicidal Ideation
6% (241)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (129)
Gluten intolerance
9% (119)
Benzodiazepine
3% (546)
Lyme Disease
3% (484)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (426)
Not Known
33% (18)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (525)
endometriosis
25% (12)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
6% (52)
alpha intrusions
3% (100)
Cushing's Disease
0% (435)

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