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How do you learn to sleep walk?


You don't learn to sleep walk! It just happens, I have been sleep walking since I could walk! I don't do it as much as I use partner is so funny though...every time I get out of bed in the middle of the night he checks that I am awake and where I am going lol!

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How To Sleep Walk

Everyone has seen it comically portrayed on television—a character wakes from sleep in the middle of the night and begins to walk with both arms stretched straight out. Commonly referred to as sleepwalking, this condition can be very serious.
Nearly fifteen percent of the population has had some type of sleepwalking experience. Most cases of sleepwalking begin in childhood. Yet by the time sleepwalkers reach adulthood, only one percent still has recurring episodes. All the causes of sleepwalking are not known. It is believed, however, that certain factors may contribute to the disorder. These factors are likely related to mental health issues or lack of adequate sleep. For example, after a long day of strenuous play, a child may be subject to an occurrence of sleepwalking. Similarly, if a child is facing some type of disruption such as divorce or an illness of a family member, the same type of sleepwalking situation could occur. Stress, fatigue, and alcohol or drug abuse are also factors that could contribute to this disorder. However, these factors are more commonly associated with adult sufferers. Some scientists even argue that sleepwalking may be a genetic disorder. Research is still being performed in this area.
Sleepwalking occurs when the body combines its sleeping and waking stages. There are four complete stages of the sleeping cycle. Sleepwalking occurs during the third and fourth stages. These are the really deep stages of sleep when the body usually becomes paralyzed to protect a person from acting out dreams. However, in sleepwalkers this paralysis fails to occur. The sufferer then begins to engage in some type of activity. Activities vary from person to person. While one person may talk while sleeping, another may try to rearrange furniture.
A good preventative measure to keep sleepwalkers safe is to keep their bedrooms on ground floors clear of obstacles. Many people have been brought to believe it is dangerous to wake a sleepwalker. This notion is a fallacy. If at all possible, the best thing to do is guide the sufferer safely back to bed.