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How can you challenge your negative thoughts to prevent nightmares?

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Anxiety and stress are two possible causes of recurrent nightmares. If part of your stress is from negative thinking, you can learn to challenge those thoughts. Ask yourself: Is this a productive thought? Is it helping me? If it's just a negative thought you're rehashing, then you can make it a habit to say to that thought: 'Stop!'

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WebMD Feature: "Coping With Anxiety."

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on March 6, 2018

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WebMD Feature: "Coping With Anxiety."

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on March 6, 2018

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