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What happens if I take a sleeping aid for too long?

It is possible not only to experience withdrawal from sleeping aids, but also to build up immunity to the drug, making it likely that you will want to increase your dose, which can be dangerous. Withdrawal symptoms include rebound insomnia and increased anxiety. 

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