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Insomnia (10,548 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (794)
Mind racing
78% (732)
Anxiety
71% (743)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (730)
Depression
49% (705)
Working before bedtime
43% (718)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (522)
Bright light at night
39% (711)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (585)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (539)
Pain
36% (696)
Family history
33% (708)
Fearful thoughts
36% (565)
Genetics
31% (680)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (682)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (663)
Eating before bedtime
25% (705)
Alcohol
24% (681)
Chocolate at night
23% (698)
Aging
25% (432)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (667)
Medications
19% (684)
Feeling trapped
30% (271)
Noise
35% (205)
Partner snoring
24% (329)
Sleep apnea
17% (598)
Hopelessness
25% (274)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (588)
Headaches
17% (459)
Helplessness
22% (273)
Vivid nightmares
16% (458)
Despair
20% (266)
Poor quality of life
20% (269)
Hot flashes
15% (402)
Jet lag
14% (465)
Fibromyalgia
14% (480)
Restless Leg Syndrome
18% (263)
PMS
11% (661)
Playing video games before bed
12% (534)
Upset stomach
13% (396)
Perimenopause
10% (599)
Demoralization
15% (269)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (424)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (559)
PTSD
11% (266)
ADHD
9% (259)
Not Known
36% (44)
Nicotine
6% (592)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (343)
Shift work
7% (344)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (125)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (267)
Post menopause
12% (134)
Suicidal Ideation
7% (265)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (257)
Gluten intolerance
9% (145)
Autoimmune Disease
8% (154)
Benzodiazepine
3% (569)
Lyme Disease
3% (507)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (451)
endometriosis
15% (39)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (548)
alpha intrusions
4% (124)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (77)
Cushing's Disease
1% (460)

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