A 33-year-old female asked:
can lack of quality sleep cause worsening of anxiety symptoms the next day in a person with gad & panic disorder?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Absolutely!: Protecting your normal sleeping pattern is very important if you have depression and/or anxiety. Your brain relies on adequate high-quality sleep to function normally. Lack of such sleep can worsen symptoms of generalized anxiety.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Unfortunately yes: Unfortunately that is indeed the case for many although not all people who suffer from the anxiety disorders of any type. As long as you know this about yourself then you can hopefully do your very best to avoid the problem in the future. Best wishes.
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Last updated Nov 23, 2013
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