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What causes difficulty sleeping, insomnia and irritable mood? 7 possible conditions

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

1

Sleeplessness

Insomnia is a sleep disorder. Individuals who suffer from insomnia find it difficult to fall asleep, stay asleep, or both. They don't feel refreshed when they wake up from sleeping. This can lead to fatigue and othe...

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2

Anxiety

Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.

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3

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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4

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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5

Pinworm Infection

A pinworm infection is a highly contagious type of human intestinal worm infection.

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6

Post Concussion Syndrome

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

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7

AIDS

If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.

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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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