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What can I do when every night I have nightmares?

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Dr. Mohammed Younus
Psychiatry
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In brief: Needs evaluation

Persistent nightmares although uncommon in adults need to be evaluated and treated.
Psychological causes are underlying anxiety, depression and ptsd. Treatment; talk therapy like cbt. Medical causes; sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome or other parasomnias. Treatment; treat the disorder. Medications like benzodiazepines, ssris, anti hypertensives can cause nightmares as side effect see your doc.

In brief: Needs evaluation

Persistent nightmares although uncommon in adults need to be evaluated and treated.
Psychological causes are underlying anxiety, depression and ptsd. Treatment; talk therapy like cbt. Medical causes; sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome or other parasomnias. Treatment; treat the disorder. Medications like benzodiazepines, ssris, anti hypertensives can cause nightmares as side effect see your doc.
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