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A 28-year-old female asked:

tonight i raised up from the bed and pointed my finger up on the roof. i remember all. what can be the reason for this behaviour?

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Dr. Tamar Jeffery
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
....: You could have been acting something out in a dream.
Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 25 years experience
Unsure of Symptom: Monica, I am having some difficulty understanding your question. Do you mean you sat up in bed and pointed at the ceiling? Many strange sleep symptoms can occur in the context of sleep deprivation, which can cause waking hallucinations (essentially dreams while you are awake). Less likely would be a disease such as narcolepsy. Consider discussing with your primary doctor or going to a sleep MD
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Cannot say without: an examination. BUT sleepwalking behavior is quite common. Can be increased by medications that affect mood/behavior/drowsiness. http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-disorders-problems/abnormal-sleep-behaviors/sleepwalking

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