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Insomnia (11,416 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (833)
Mind racing
78% (762)
Anxiety
71% (777)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (761)
Depression
49% (736)
Working before bedtime
43% (751)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (554)
Bright light at night
39% (744)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (617)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (569)
Pain
37% (727)
Family history
34% (740)
Fearful thoughts
35% (596)
Genetics
32% (711)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
29% (713)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (692)
Eating before bedtime
25% (739)
Chocolate at night
23% (732)
Alcohol
23% (712)
Aging
26% (463)
Noise
36% (237)
Medications
20% (715)
Feeling trapped
30% (302)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (697)
Partner snoring
24% (359)
Hopelessness
26% (305)
Sleep apnea
17% (628)
Headaches
18% (489)
Helplessness
23% (304)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
16% (618)
Vivid nightmares
16% (488)
Despair
21% (297)
Poor quality of life
21% (300)
Restless Leg Syndrome
21% (292)
Hot flashes
16% (432)
Jet lag
14% (495)
Fibromyalgia
14% (509)
Upset stomach
14% (426)
Not Known
45% (77)
Playing video games before bed
12% (565)
PMS
10% (691)
Demoralization
15% (299)
Perimenopause
10% (629)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (452)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (589)
PTSD
12% (296)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (154)
Shift work
8% (374)
Post menopause
13% (164)
ADHD
9% (289)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (373)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (297)
Nicotine
5% (622)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (296)
Gluten intolerance
10% (175)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (286)
Autoimmune Disease
10% (185)
Benzodiazepine
3% (599)
Lyme Disease
3% (536)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (481)
endometriosis
9% (67)
alpha intrusions
4% (153)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (577)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
4% (108)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
60% (5)
not eating enough / empty stomach
33% (6)
Cushing's Disease
1% (490)
belching
0% (7)

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