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Insomnia (10,188 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (787)
Mind racing
78% (724)
Anxiety
71% (737)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (724)
Depression
48% (699)
Working before bedtime
43% (712)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (514)
Bright light at night
39% (705)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (578)
Pain
36% (690)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (531)
Family history
33% (702)
Fearful thoughts
36% (559)
Genetics
32% (674)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (674)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (658)
Eating before bedtime
25% (698)
Alcohol
24% (675)
Chocolate at night
23% (692)
Aging
26% (426)
Medications
19% (678)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (662)
Feeling trapped
29% (265)
Noise
35% (199)
Partner snoring
24% (320)
Sleep apnea
17% (593)
Hopelessness
25% (268)
Headaches
17% (453)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (583)
Helplessness
22% (267)
Vivid nightmares
15% (452)
Despair
20% (260)
Poor quality of life
19% (263)
Hot flashes
15% (395)
Jet lag
14% (459)
Fibromyalgia
14% (474)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (256)
PMS
11% (656)
Upset stomach
14% (390)
Playing video games before bed
11% (527)
Perimenopause
10% (594)
Demoralization
16% (263)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (418)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (554)
PTSD
11% (260)
ADHD
9% (253)
Nicotine
6% (587)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (337)
Shift work
7% (338)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (119)
Post menopause
13% (128)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (261)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (251)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (259)
Not Known
30% (37)
Gluten intolerance
9% (138)
Autoimmune Disease
8% (148)
Benzodiazepine
3% (564)
Lyme Disease
3% (501)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (445)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (543)
alpha intrusions
4% (119)
endometriosis
13% (32)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (71)
Cushing's Disease
1% (454)

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