My friend has been having nightmares for a year now and it's getting worse. She has headaches too. Any ideas?

See a counselor or. And/or psychiatrist. Although it would be best to start with the pcp. Often stress is the cause of nightmares. Anxiety and depression may be an issue. Headaches can be a manifestation of depression. A thorough history should also be obtained by this persons primary physician to assess for other factors such a excessive alcohol consumption.