Sleepwalking: Sleepwalking is a parasomnia or sleep disorder where the sufferer engages in activities that are normally associated with wakefulness while he or she is asleep or in a sleep-like state.
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causes, and treatments of Sleepwalking is available below.
Symptoms of Sleepwalking
- Walking during sleep
- Waking in a place different to where a person went to sleep
- It involves the person affected apparently shifting from his or her prior sleeping position and moving around and performing normal actions as if awake (cleaning, walking and other activities).
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Treatments for Sleepwalking
- Don't wake the person - some sources advise not to wake the sleepwalker.
- Wake the person gently - some sources advise waking and call the other advice a "myth".
- Ensure they do not hurt themselves
- Take child back to bed once awake
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Alternative Treatments for Sleepwalking
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Causes of Sleepwalking
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Definitions of Sleepwalking:
Walking by a person who is asleep
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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