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How can I protect during myself during sleep walking episodes?

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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
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In brief: Get enough sleep

Sleep walking occurs more often under conditions of sleep deprivation and takes place during the first third of your sleep cycle mostly.
That is where you have the deepest and non rem sleep. Educating yourself about sleepwalking, going to bed on time and minimizing stress can help. Medical intervention is rarely needed but off label use of benzodiazepines has been used effectively. Consult your dr.

In brief: Get enough sleep

Sleep walking occurs more often under conditions of sleep deprivation and takes place during the first third of your sleep cycle mostly.
That is where you have the deepest and non rem sleep. Educating yourself about sleepwalking, going to bed on time and minimizing stress can help. Medical intervention is rarely needed but off label use of benzodiazepines has been used effectively. Consult your dr.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry

In brief: See below

Discuss potential causes with your doc.
Discuss safety concerns with others in the household - there are multiple strategies to improve safety and reduce harm. Some examples follow below: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001811/.

In brief: See below

Discuss potential causes with your doc.
Discuss safety concerns with others in the household - there are multiple strategies to improve safety and reduce harm. Some examples follow below: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001811/.
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
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