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How come when someone is sleep walking, you are not supposed to wake him up?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Possible bad effects

A sleepwalker seems awake but is asleep.
It you disturb the person it can cause a fright or flight response like a panic attack and really have negative effects. It is best to leave them alone and just be sure they are protected from harming themselves or others.

In brief: Possible bad effects

A sleepwalker seems awake but is asleep.
It you disturb the person it can cause a fright or flight response like a panic attack and really have negative effects. It is best to leave them alone and just be sure they are protected from harming themselves or others.
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