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Somnambulism

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behaviour disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking or performing other complex behaviours while asleep. It is much more common in children than adults and is more likely t...

Sleepwalking - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

Sleepwalking, also known as somnambulism or noctambulism, is a sleep disorder belonging to the parasomnia family. 2 Sleepwalkers arise from the slow wave sleep stage in a state of low consciousness and perform activities that are usually performed...

Sleepwalking

There is no specific treatment for sleepwalking. In many cases simply improving sleep hygiene may eliminate the problem. If you are experiencing symptoms, you should talk to your doctor or a sleep specialist about ways to prevent injury during the...

An Overview Of Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking is a disorder that causes people to get up and walk while they're asleep. It usually happens when a person is going from the deep stage of sleep to a lighter stage or into the awake state. The sleepwalker can't respond during the even...

Sleepwalking - Overview And Facts

Sleepwalking is also called “somnambulism.” It is a parasomnia. A parasomnia involves undesired events that come along with sleep. Sleepwalking occurs when you get up from bed and walk around even though you are still asleep. It can also involve a...

Sleepwalking

Hours after bedtime, do you find your little one wandering the hall looking dazed and confused? If you have a sleepwalking child, you're not alone. It can be unnerving to see, but sleepwalking is very common in kids and most sleepwalkers only do s...

Sleepwalking: Medlineplus Medical Encyclopedia

The normal sleep cycle has stages, from light drowsiness to deep sleep. During the stage called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, the eyes move quickly and vivid dreaming is most common. Each night, people go through several cycles of non-REM and RE...

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How Does Sleepwalking Work?

Have you ever walked in your sleep? Somnambulism isn't as rare as you might think. Join Cristen as she explores the facts and fiction about sleepwalking, from ...

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Somnambulism

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Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behavior disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking