Home » News » Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

My grandmother told me that once a child has happened to her extraordinary story. She woke up at night and went barefoot in a nightgown, from the house. My grandmother lived in the village, it was summer, was near the woods. On the morning of her mother (my great-grandmother) found that the front door open and the daughter was not at home. The whole family is worried, rushed to the search. Reached and the forest.

There and found my grandmother, sleeping in the grass. She did not remember. Since then, followed by special, locked doors and windows. More previous episodes of sleepwalking was not observed. I remember that my grandmother was very impressed with the story and now as an adult, I decided to learn more about this mysterious syndrome … In the process of sleeping people home to several stages of deep and shallow sleep.

In this case there are fast and slow motion of closed eyes. Usually during deep sleep and sleepwalking occurs when the eyes move slowly during sleep (early night) or when the eyes move quickly (closer to the morning). What is sleepwalking? It is walking or any activity during sleep. A person can perform a variety of activities: dressing, going to the bathroom, comes out of the house, can sit at the wheel of a car … Such activity can be as short (seconds) and long (30 minutes). Scientists argue that sleepwalking (somnambulism) occurs in children due to fatigue, prolonged stress, anxiety. In adults, this condition can be caused by the symptoms of organic brain disorders, alcohol and drugs, medical condition, referred to as "partial complex seizure." Sleepwalking can also be one of the hallmarks of epilepsy. Wake to wake a sleepwalker or not? Reply ambiguous. You can not wake up, but simply to protect people during an attack, because you may receive any injuries. Most often this fall at loss of balance. Slowly and quietly send a sleepwalker back to bed, laid with him and wait, when he calms down. If you wake up, the person may become confused, frightened, disoriented for some time after waking up. About 2.5% of the population suffers from sleepwalking. Sleepwalking is a family predisposition. Most often occurs in children 6-12 years, but also occurs in adults. Symptoms of sleepwalking include: slow, smooth movement, walking in his sleep, open your eyes and blank expression on his face, incomprehensible, senseless talk in his sleep, active steps: stands, walks, dresses, etc. See # ixzz18uVn43Vq

Posted in News and tagged as ,

Comments are closed.