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What causes difficulty sleeping and headache? 12 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Depression Overview

Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person's everyday activities. It is estimated that depression affects 1 in 20 Americans.

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2

Tension Headaches

A tension headache is the most common type of headache. It can cause mild, moderate, or intense pain in your head, neck, and behind your eyes.

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3

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

People who suffer from generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, worry uncontrollably about common occurrences and situations. The condition may also be called chronic anxiety neurosis.GAD is different than normal feeling...

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4

Anxiety

Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.

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5

Acute Stress Disorder

Acute stress disorder (ASD) may develop after a traumatic event, and it can last up to one month. Learn about the symptoms of ASD.

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6

Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a potentially dangerous condition that's most common in people with diabetes. Learn what causes it and how to prevent it.

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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a disorder tied to widespread pain in your muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and fatigue. Learn about its symptoms, treatment, and more.

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8

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD can affect anyone who has undergone a traumatic event. Read more on how to cope with it.

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9

Caffeine Overdose

The recommended amount of caffeine is usually 400 mg per day for healthy adults. Caffeine overdose may occur if you ingest more than this amount.

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10

Post Concussion Syndrome

Post-concussion syndrome refers to lingering symptoms after a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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11

Sarcoidosis

Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.

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12

Lead Poisoning

Lead is a toxic metal and a very strong poison. Lead poisoning is serious and sometimes fatal. Discover the causes, treatments, and tips for prevention.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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