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Reducing Your Risk of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Poor sleep and energy or caffeinated drinks can increase the risk of anxiety. Create good sleep habits. Avoid drinks with caffeine to reduce the risk of anxiety.

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Last reviewed May 2020 by Adrian Preda, MD  Last Updated: 7/29/2020