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Sleepwalking: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sleepwalking is available below.

Symptoms of Sleepwalking

  • Walking during sleep
  • Tiredness
  • 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).
  • more symptoms...»

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
  • Hypnotherapy
  • more treatments...»

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Alternative Treatments for Sleepwalking

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Sleepwalking may include:

Sleepwalking: Complications

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Causes of Sleepwalking

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Misdiagnosis and Sleepwalking

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Sleepwalking: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Definitions of Sleepwalking:

Walking by a person who is asleep - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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