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Insomnia (12,214 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
85% (869)
Mind racing
77% (796)
Anxiety
71% (811)
Caffeine late in the day
50% (790)
Depression
49% (767)
Working before bedtime
43% (781)
Needing to urinate during the night
46% (582)
Bright light at night
40% (775)
Irregular bedtime hours
42% (600)
Sitting in front of PC or TV late at night
40% (646)
Pain
37% (757)
Family history
34% (772)
Genetics
33% (740)
Fearful thoughts
36% (625)
Sleeping partner disrupting sleep in some way
30% (743)
Outside stimuli (pets, children)
26% (722)
Eating before bedtime
25% (769)
Chocolate at night
23% (760)
Alcohol
23% (741)
Aging
27% (490)
Noise
36% (267)
Medications
20% (740)
Feeling trapped
29% (329)
Seasonal Affective Disorder
19% (724)
Partner snoring
24% (387)
Hopelessness
26% (332)
Sleep apnea
17% (655)
Headaches
19% (518)
Helplessness
22% (331)
Vivid nightmares
17% (516)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
15% (646)
Despair
21% (325)
Poor quality of life
20% (327)
Restless Leg Syndrome
20% (319)
Hot flashes
16% (458)
Not Known
43% (106)
Jet lag
15% (520)
Fibromyalgia
13% (534)
Upset stomach
14% (453)
Playing video games before bed
12% (592)
Demoralization
16% (327)
PMS
10% (718)
Perimenopause
10% (657)
PTSD
14% (324)
Insufficient slow wave brain activity
11% (477)
Dopamine Deficiency
8% (613)
delayed sleep phase disorder
15% (181)
Post menopause
14% (191)
ADHD
10% (314)
Shift work
8% (402)
Suicidal Ideation
9% (321)
Autoimmune Disease
11% (211)
Discontinuation of Ambien
7% (399)
Treatment resistant depression
8% (323)
Nicotine
5% (650)
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
7% (311)
Gluten intolerance
9% (201)
Lifelong insomniac. Since birth
33% (33)
Lyme Disease
3% (562)
Benzodiazepine
3% (625)
Hyperthyroidism
3% (506)
not eating enough / empty stomach
24% (34)
endometriosis
7% (94)
alpha intrusions
3% (179)
Eckbom's Syndrome
1% (602)
Spouse with dementia = I must be alert at all times.
3% (132)
Cushing's Disease
1% (515)
Narcolepsy
14% (7)
belching
3% (34)

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