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Insomnia (9,640 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (770)
Mind racing
79% (712)
Anxiety
71% (724)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (712)
Depression
48% (687)
Working before bedtime
43% (698)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (502)
Bright light at night
39% (692)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (566)
Pain
36% (678)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (519)
Family history
33% (689)
Fearful thoughts
35% (547)
Genetics
32% (662)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (661)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (646)
Eating before bedtime
24% (685)
Alcohol
24% (663)
Chocolate at night
22% (678)
Aging
26% (413)
Medications
19% (666)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (650)
Feeling trapped
30% (252)
Noise
35% (186)
Partner snoring
24% (308)
Sleep apnea
17% (581)
Hopelessness
25% (255)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (571)
Headaches
17% (440)
Helplessness
22% (254)
Vivid nightmares
15% (439)
Poor quality of life
20% (250)
Hot flashes
15% (382)
Despair
20% (247)
Jet lag
14% (446)
Fibromyalgia
13% (462)
Restless Leg Syndrome
19% (243)
PMS
11% (645)
Upset stomach
14% (377)
Playing video games before bed
11% (515)
Perimenopause
10% (582)
Demoralization
15% (250)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (405)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (542)
PTSD
11% (247)
ADHD
10% (240)
Nicotine
6% (575)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (324)
Shift work
7% (325)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (106)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (248)
Post menopause
12% (116)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (238)
Suicidal Ideation
6% (247)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (135)
Gluten intolerance
9% (125)
Benzodiazepine
3% (552)
Lyme Disease
3% (490)
Not Known
29% (24)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (432)
endometriosis
21% (19)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (531)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
5% (58)
alpha intrusions
3% (106)
Cushing's Disease
1% (441)

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