A Walk in the Dark – Sleepwalking or Somnambulism

You wake up in the middle of the night as you’re heading down the hallway. You’re not in your bedroom. You’re disoriented. You may be sleepwalking.

sleepwalking or somnambulism It happens to a third of us at one time or another. Researchers say it’s not your fault; it’s a physiological condition and it may be hereditary.

And while it may sound funny, it can be dangerous. Some people fall down stairs; others may try to leave the house.

If you sleepwalk, biofeedback and relaxation techniques may help you get a deeper sleep that prevents those midnight walks.

New medications can also help you get a good night’s rest. Many of them won’t make you drowsy during the day.

Ask a sleep expert what’s best for you, and hit the pillow – without worrying about an unplanned walk in the dark.

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