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Sleep Apnea
What is Sleep Apnea
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Treating Sleep Apnea
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Sleep Walking
What is Sleep Walking
What Causes Sleep Walking
Treating Sleep Waking
Hypersomnia: Daytime Sleepiness
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What Causes Hypersomnia
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Sleep Paralysis
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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
What is REM Sleep
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Restless Leg Syndrome
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Sleep Deprivation
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Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
What are Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
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SLEEP WALKING

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Sleep walking is a sleep disorder characterized by episodes of walking while the sleep disordered individual is asleep. Sleep walking usually occurs during childhood, but can stay as long as adulthood. While sleepwalking some people may do a regular routine. An example of this would be to walk downstairs and open a door then go back to sleep. Some people who suffer from a sleep walking sleep disorder also talk in their sleep.

What is Sleep Walking

Sleep walking is a sleep disorder characterized by episodes of walking while the sleep disordered individual is asleep. Sleep walking usually occurs during childhood, but can stay as long as adulthood. While sleepwalking some people may do a regular routine. An example of this would be to walk downstairs and open a door then go back to sleep. Some people who suffer from a sleep walking sleep disorder also talk in their sleep.

Sleep Walking is a sleep disorder that happens when a person walks while still sleeping. Sometimes talking takes place while unconscious

What Cause Sleep Walking

Sleep walking can be caused by many different factors. Finding out what triggers your sleep walking can really help protect yourself and those around you. Regardless of what is causing your sleep walking, make sure your doctor is aware of your sleep walking and you should be able to manage it and any other symptoms and side effects of your sleep disorder.  

Treating Sleep Walking

There are no specific cures for sleep walking but there are many ways to treat the sleep walking aspect of your sleep disorder. Since scientists and sleep doctors are still studying sleep walking the main advice offered to people with a sleep disorder that involves sleep walking is to take steps to ensure the safety of the sleep walker. Depending on the specific habits of the person who sleep walks, these steps may vary.

 

 

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