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Insomnia (10,272 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (789)
Mind racing
78% (725)
Anxiety
71% (738)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (725)
Depression
48% (700)
Working before bedtime
43% (713)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (516)
Bright light at night
39% (706)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (580)
Pain
36% (691)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (533)
Family history
33% (703)
Fearful thoughts
36% (560)
Genetics
32% (675)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (676)
Eating before bedtime
25% (700)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (659)
Alcohol
24% (676)
Chocolate at night
23% (693)
Aging
26% (427)
Medications
19% (679)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (663)
Feeling trapped
30% (266)
Noise
35% (200)
Partner snoring
25% (322)
Sleep apnea
17% (594)
Hopelessness
25% (269)
Headaches
17% (454)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (584)
Helplessness
22% (268)
Vivid nightmares
15% (453)
Despair
20% (261)
Poor quality of life
20% (264)
Hot flashes
15% (396)
Jet lag
14% (460)
Fibromyalgia
13% (475)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (257)
PMS
11% (657)
Upset stomach
14% (391)
Playing video games before bed
11% (528)
Perimenopause
10% (595)
Demoralization
16% (264)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (419)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (555)
PTSD
11% (261)
ADHD
9% (254)
Nicotine
6% (588)
Shift work
7% (339)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (338)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (120)
Post menopause
12% (129)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (262)
Not Known
32% (38)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (252)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (260)
Gluten intolerance
9% (140)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (149)
Benzodiazepine
3% (565)
Lyme Disease
3% (502)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (446)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (544)
alpha intrusions
4% (120)
endometriosis
12% (33)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (72)
Cushing's Disease
1% (455)

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