Sleepwalking: What are the causes & how do you stop it?

Learn what causes sleepwalking, why people sleepwalk, and how to prevent sleepwalking so you or your child doesn’t get hurt.

Sleepwalking (also called somnambulism) is an abnormal sleep behavior where someone gets up and walks around while asleep.

What is sleepwalking?

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Common causes of sleepwalking include:

– Sleep deprivation – Stress or anxiety – Fever – Sleep schedule disruptions Sleep-disordered breathing (such as sleep apnea)

How to stop sleepwalking?

If you’re looking for tips on how to stop sleepwalking, focusing on overall sleep hygiene can help.

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Try exercising before bed and limiting screen time; do your best to manage stress levels too.

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