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Sleep Walking

Nocturnal wandering

Sleep walking can happen to anyone, but of all the sleep states, it occurs less commonly and is more likely to be encountered by watching discovery channel than in real life. Yet like so many things about ourselves we don’t understand, sleep walking is such an interesting subject that it has featured on global television.

Sleepwalking, contrary to most belief, apparently has little to do with dreaming. In fact, it occurs when the sleeper is enjoying his most oblivious, deepest sleep; a stage in which dreams are not usually reported. According to the US National Sleep Foundation, sleepwalking is prevalent in 1–15% of the general populace and is most prevalent in children between the age of 4–8 years

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Problems Sleeping?

Why Can’t I sleep?

There are many reasons that we have difficulty sleeping and a lack of sleep over time causes the body and mind to become less able and more susceptible to physical and mental illness. But sleep deprivation is a cause of suffering.

How much sleep do we need?

Babies can sleep over 12 hours per day, but by the time we reach 60 years of age, many get by happily with 3 or 4 hours per night. There is no hard and fast rule, but most adults get by with 6-8 hours per night. Those who don’t need as much sleep have more time to do the things they enjoy.

What keeps as awake?

Factors like noise,

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