Symptom: Insomnia


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Insomnia: Inability to fall or stay asleep
Detailed cause information for symptom: Insomnia:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Insomnia (104 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Insomnia (23 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Insomnia (49 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Insomnia (3 conditions)

  • Disease information: see also Insomnia condition information
  • Causes of Insomnia (101 conditions)
  • Medication Causes of Insomnia (21 causes)
  • Risk Factors for Insomnia
    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Insomnia: restlessness (32)
    Insomnia type of: Sleep symptoms (100)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Insomnia: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Insomnia as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Insomnia: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Insomnia as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Insomnia: The following list of conditions have 'Insomnia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Alcohol Withdrawal ... insomnia
  • Alcoholism ... difficulty sleeping, insomnia
  • Amphetamines ... difficulty sleeping, restless sleep
  • Asbestosis ... sleep disturbances
  • Ascariasis ... disturbed sleep
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... insomnia

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... insomnia
  • Benzodiazepine abuse ... insomnia
  • Bipolar disorder ... difficulty sleeping, insomnia, trouble sleeping

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... sleep disturbance
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... sleeplessness, difficulty sleeping
  • Cocaine ... insomnia
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ... insomnia
  • Cushing's syndrome ... sleep disturbances

    D

  • Depression ... difficulty sleeping, waking too early
  • Depressive disorders ... difficulty sleeping, waking too early
  • Dysthymia ... difficulty sleeping, waking too early

    E

  • Earache ... Sleeping difficulty
  • East African Trypanosomiasis ... insomnia at night
  • Ecstasy ... insomnia
  • Eczema ... difficulty sleeping

    F

  • Fibromyalgia ... sleep disturbances, difficulty sleeping
  • Food allergies ... poor sleeping

    G

  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... trouble staying asleep, trouble falling asleep
  • Graves Disease ... insomnia

    H

  • Hyperthyroidism ... insomnia

    I

  • Insomnia ... frequent night waking, unrefreshing sleep, difficulty returning to sleep, waking too early, difficulty falling asleep

    J

  • Jet lag ... insomnia

    M

  • Menopause ... insomnia
  • Middle ear infection ... Sleeping difficulty
  • Mountain sickness ... sleep disturbances

    N

  • Narcolepsy ... tossing and turning, Disturbed nighttime sleep, frequent nightly waking, frequent awakenings

    O

  • Obstructive sleep apnea ... frequent arousals, restless sleep
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... trouble sleeping

    P

  • Periodic limb movements in sleep ... trouble staying asleep, trouble falling asleep
  • Postpartum psychosis ... insomnia
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... insomnia
  • Primary insomnia ... insomnia, difficulty staying asleep, difficulty falling asleep
  • Prion diseases ... insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness ... poor sleep, not enough sleep

    R

  • Restless Legs Syndrome ... sleep onset insomnia, difficulty sleeping, difficulty staying asleep

    S

  • Sinusitis ... disturbed sleep
  • Sleep apnea ... frequent arousals, restless sleep
  • Sleep deprivation ... poor sleep

    T

  • Thiamine deficiency ... sleep disturbance
  • Thyroid disorders ... insomnia
  • Trigeminal neuralgia ... difficulty sleeping

    W

  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... insomnia at night
  • Whiplash ... sleep disturbances
    Conditions listing complications: Insomnia: The following list of conditions have 'Insomnia' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Alzheimer's Disease ... sleeplessness
  • Amphetamines ... insomnia

    B

  • Bipolar disorder ... insomnia

    Related medical articles for Insomnia:
  • Introduction: Insomnia
  • Basic Summary for Insomnia
  • Types of Insomnia
  • Causes of Insomnia
  • Medication Causes of Insomnia
  • Risk Factors for Insomnia
  • Symptoms of Insomnia
  • Complications of Insomnia
  • Diagnostic Tests for Insomnia
  • Misdiagnosis of Insomnia
  • Treatments for Insomnia


    Last revised: Nov 13, 2003

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