Sleepwalking is a sleep problem in which a person walks around while asleep. Usually, a person does not respond while sleepwalking and later does not remember his or her actions. Sleepwalking can be harmless, but some sleepwalkers may attempt dangerous activities. Causes may include stress, fatigue, alcohol consumption, fever, or many other factors. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes sleepwalking, how to treat it, and much more.
An Overview of Sleepwalking
Sleepwalking can be caused by a number of factors. WebMD explains the basics.
Test Your Knowledge About Sleep
How much do you know about sleep? Test your knowledge with this WebMD quiz.
Sleep Disorders and Treatment for Sleepwalking
Can sleepwalking be treated? WebMD tells you about options such as medication, lifestyle, and relaxation techniques.
Sleep Disorders in Children
WebMD explores common sleep disorders in children.
5 Steps for Stopping a Sleepwalker
Sleepwalking may seem amusing, but it can be harmful to your health. Find out what causes it, how to treat it, and the best way to get a sleepwalker back into bed.
Parasomnias Often Under-Recognized, Misunderstood
Research points way to new treatments for sleepwalking, sleep sex, and other parasomnias.
8 Embarrassing Sleep Secrets
WebMD article on what happens while we sleep. Learn about sleep behaviors from drooling to orgasms to sleepwalking.