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Can long term anxiety and lack of sleep in a healthy young adult cause scarring of the heart or inflammation?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Long term sleep loss: And anxiety can cause many physical conditions. Please see your doc to rule out/identify any medical situations and then a mental health professional to learn how to manage your anxiety and sleep situations. Peace and good health.
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