... on it for 6 years & came off it for 5weeks. Now have insomnia will this pass?? have never had insomnia before has anyone else experienced this? thanks
Yes, 5 weeks after 6-years is a drop in the bucket, that length of time regardless of the dose needs a gradual reduction over 4-6 months in order to avoid the inevitable withdrawal symptoms. So, with that in mind just knowing it's going to linger for a while will hopefully reduce your anxiety over it.
There's a ton of good info from recent sleep studies including what not to eat that will help you sleep, and nutritionally hep your system recover.
So, I'll say if insomnia is the only consequence you are very fortunate.
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