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Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answeredIt is possible to become physically addicted to some sleeping aids and to become psychologically dependent on others. If you take sleeping aids for more than three days, you may feel that you cannot sleep without them. Withdrawal symptoms may include nervousness, disturbing dreams, irritability, and anxiousness.
Michael Breus, PhD, Psychology, answered
Dr. Michael Breus discusses whether or not you can become addicted to sleeping aids. Watch Dr. Breus's video for tips on healthy sleep.