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Insomnia (9,412 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
86% (763)
Mind racing
78% (705)
Anxiety
71% (717)
Caffeine late in the day
51% (705)
Depression
48% (680)
Working before bedtime
43% (691)
Needing to urinate during the night
45% (495)
Bright light at night
39% (685)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (559)
Pain
37% (671)
Irregular bedtime hours
40% (512)
Family history
33% (682)
Fearful thoughts
35% (540)
Genetics
32% (655)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (654)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
25% (639)
Eating before bedtime
24% (678)
Alcohol
23% (656)
Chocolate at night
22% (671)
Aging
26% (406)
Medications
19% (659)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (643)
Feeling trapped
30% (245)
Noise
35% (179)
Partner snoring
24% (301)
Sleep apnea
17% (574)
Hopelessness
26% (248)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (564)
Headaches
17% (433)
Helplessness
22% (247)
Vivid nightmares
16% (432)
Hot flashes
16% (375)
Poor quality of life
20% (243)
Fibromyalgia
14% (455)
Jet lag
14% (439)
Despair
19% (240)
PMS
11% (638)
Restless Leg Syndrome
17% (236)
Playing video games before bed
11% (508)
Perimenopause
10% (575)
Upset stomach
13% (370)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (398)
Demoralization
15% (243)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (535)
PTSD
12% (240)
ADHD
9% (233)
Nicotine
6% (568)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (317)
Shift work
7% (318)
delayed sleep phase disorder
14% (99)
Post menopause
13% (109)
Treatment resistant depression
7% (241)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (231)
Suicidal Ideation
6% (240)
Autoimmune Disease
9% (128)
Gluten intolerance
9% (118)
Benzodiazepine
3% (545)
Lyme Disease
3% (483)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (425)
Not Known
35% (17)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (524)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
6% (51)
alpha intrusions
3% (99)
endometriosis
18% (11)
Cushing's Disease
0% (434)

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