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What are medical treatments for sleepwalking?

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If sleepwalking is caused by underlying medical conditions, such as gastroesophageal reflux, obstructive sleep apnea, seizures, periodic leg movements, or restless legs syndrome, sleepwalking episodes should stop once the underlying medical condition is treated.

Medications may be necessary if the sleepwalker is at risk of injury, if sleepwalking causes significant family disruption or excessive daytime sleepiness, and when other treatment options have not worked.

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.   

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 10, 2017

SOURCE: Mayo Clinic.   

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 10, 2017

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