What are sleepwalking symptoms?
Sleepwalking episodes can range from quiet walking about to agitated running or attempts to "escape." Other symptoms of sleepwalking include:
- A wide, glassy stare as the person quietly roams the house
- Slow responses to questions. If the sleepwalker is returned to bed without exchanging words, he or she usually won't remember the event upon awakening.
- Embarrassment, especially among older children, who may awaken more easily at the end of an episode
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