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i have anxiety and when i have a nightmare i daren't go to sleep the night after an i had a nightmare last night and no i don't want to sleep?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Anxiety common : There are many reasons for anxiety and lack of sleep will contribute to them. Ask your parents if they also have anxiety. Exercise daily for deeper and more restful sleep. Discussion with a trusted friend or councelor will help.
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Nightmare: Needs evaluatin. Sometimes nightmare is due to specific medication, sometimes due to ptsd, or anxiety.

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