What is sleepwalking? what are the causes, symptoms of sleepwalking?
What is sleepwalking? What does it mean for the people who do it?
Ans:- Sleepwalking or somnambulism, is a behaviour disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking or performing other complex behaviours while sleep. It usually occurs within one to two hours of after falling sleep. It is much more common in children than adults & is more likely to occur if a person is sleep deprived. It is a series of complex behaviours that are carried out while sleeping . the most common of which is walking. A sleepwalker may difficult to awaken & will probably not remember the sleep walking incident. Most sleepwalking disorders last for several minutes and during that time , a lot can happen. Some of the activities that sleepwalks are known to do is sit up in bed and look around in a confused manner, bolt from bed & run away, talk or shout & perform strange behaviours like climb out of a window or urinate in a trash can. Environmental factors also play a role, being specially stressed , running low on sleep can also increase the risk of sleepwalking. The people who suffer from sleepwalking can negatively effect their sleep. There are plenty of things that we can do to lower the chances of sleepwalking is getting enough sleep, establish a relaxing bedtime routine with the help of smoothing bath, meditation & increase in the amount of time scheduled for sleep.