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How long before normal sleep?

I've been off all norco and sleep aids for a week.  I had one good nights sleep 2 nights ago out of sheer exhaustion, and I thought I was going to be back to normal finally.  Then I didn't sleep at all again last night.  I still had some slight muscle spasms and that weird "anxiety" that kind of comes in slow waves, and my heart was beating too fast.  I wasn't on a big dose of norco, at max a month ago, I was taking 4 day and tapered down over a month.  Just wondering if anybody knows how long it takes your sleep cycle to return to normal, or did I do some permanent neurological damage?
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306867 tn?1299249709
It seems sleep is one of the last things to return. I think it was about 2 weeks when I started sleeping again. Hang in there it will come.
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Mary is right.Sleep or lack there of,seems to take the longest to return to normal.Someone actually put up a poll post about it a while back.I think for most it was around 3 or 4 weeks.Hang in there,it gets better....Kim
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yeah, i keep hearing that.  so do you sleep ok now without any sleeping pills?
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2,3 or 4 weeks , wow that's a big difference, If it's 2 I'm nearly there, if it's 4, oh man can I do this? I haven't had anything more than a couple of hours a few times in the last 11 days and that was just pure exhaustion as well I'm sure. Rven sleeping pills haven't worked for me.
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