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How do you know if you have been sleepwalking

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep walk: Best indicator is your bed partner.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say but...: Some potential causes of sleep walking may be: hereditary (i.e., the condition may run in families) lack of sleep or fatigue. interrupted sleep o ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sleepwalking: Best guide is your bed partner, or u can videotapethe incident, since sleepwalking occurs early in sleep during early stages, usually between 11 P.M. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ranji Varghese
16 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes: Sleepwalking is usually harmless. However, people can get into trouble by wandering out of their home, falling, running into things. If disturbed duri ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. A V
Dr. A V answered
17 years experience Neurology
Sleepwalking: Yes, but children often grow out of sleepwalking. Sometimes it persists and you can also see it occur more predominantly in certain families.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sleepwalking: sleepwalking (somnambulism)= walking or engaging in other actions while still in a sleep state.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Wake him up...: ...About an hour before the usual sleepwalking time, and let him go back to sleep. Works often enough to be worth a try.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
See a sleep doctor: Sleep walking is a parasomnia, or disorder which occurs during sleep. There are a myriad of complications, so it is best discussed with an expert phy ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Sleepwalking: Sleepwalking occurs in approximately 3.7% of adults on a regular basis. It is not as uncommon as was previously thought. I'm going to include two exce ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Sleep walking is a product of the subconscious and can occur anywhere at any time.
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