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Insomnia (11,991 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (855)
Mind racing
78% (783)
Anxiety
71% (797)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (778)
Depression
49% (753)
Working before bedtime
43% (768)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (571)
Bright light at night
39% (762)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (634)
Pain
37% (746)
Irregular bedtime hours
41% (587)
Family history
34% (760)
Genetics
33% (729)
Fearful thoughts
35% (613)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (732)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (710)
Eating before bedtime
25% (757)
Chocolate at night
23% (749)
Alcohol
23% (730)
Aging
27% (480)
Noise
36% (254)
Feeling trapped
30% (318)
Medications
20% (731)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (714)
Partner snoring
24% (376)
Hopelessness
26% (322)
Sleep apnea
17% (645)
Headaches
19% (506)
Helplessness
23% (321)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (635)
Vivid nightmares
16% (505)
Despair
21% (314)
Poor quality of life
21% (316)
Restless Leg Syndrome
21% (309)
Hot flashes
16% (449)
Jet lag
14% (511)
Not Known
44% (95)
Fibromyalgia
14% (524)
Upset stomach
14% (442)
Playing video games before bed
12% (580)
Demoralization
16% (316)
PMS
10% (708)
Perimenopause
10% (647)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (467)
PTSD
13% (313)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (604)
delayed sleep phase disorder
16% (170)
Post menopause
14% (180)
ADHD
10% (304)
Shift work
8% (391)
Suicidal Ideation
8% (312)
Autoimmune Disease
11% (200)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (389)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (313)
Nicotine
5% (640)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (301)
Gluten intolerance
9% (190)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
41% (22)
Benzodiazepine
3% (615)
Lyme Disease
3% (552)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (496)
endometriosis
8% (83)
not eating enough / empty stomach
27% (22)
alpha intrusions
4% (168)
Eckbom's Syndrome
2% (592)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
3% (123)
Cushing's Disease
1% (505)
belching
4% (23)

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