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Insomnia (11,899 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (850)
Mind racing
78% (778)
Anxiety
71% (792)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (775)
Depression
49% (751)
Working before bedtime
43% (765)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (568)
Bright light at night
39% (758)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (632)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (584)
Pain
37% (742)
Family history
34% (755)
Genetics
33% (726)
Fearful thoughts
35% (610)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (728)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (706)
Eating before bedtime
25% (754)
Chocolate at night
23% (746)
Alcohol
23% (727)
Aging
27% (477)
Noise
36% (251)
Feeling trapped
30% (316)
Medications
20% (728)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (711)
Partner snoring
24% (374)
Hopelessness
27% (320)
Sleep apnea
17% (642)
Headaches
18% (503)
Helplessness
23% (319)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (632)
Despair
21% (312)
Vivid nightmares
16% (502)
Poor quality of life
21% (314)
Restless Leg Syndrome
21% (306)
Hot flashes
16% (446)
Jet lag
15% (509)
Not Known
45% (92)
Fibromyalgia
14% (522)
Upset stomach
14% (440)
Playing video games before bed
12% (578)
Demoralization
16% (314)
PMS
10% (705)
Perimenopause
10% (643)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (465)
PTSD
13% (310)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (602)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (167)
Post menopause
14% (178)
ADHD
10% (302)
Shift work
8% (389)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (310)
Autoimmune Disease
11% (198)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (387)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (311)
Nicotine
5% (636)
Gluten intolerance
10% (188)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (299)
Benzodiazepine
3% (613)
Lyme Disease
3% (550)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (494)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
42% (19)
endometriosis
8% (80)
not eating enough / empty stomach
26% (19)
alpha intrusions
4% (166)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (590)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
3% (121)
Cushing's Disease
1% (503)
belching
5% (21)

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