PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

What might cause sleepwalking?

ANSWER

You might have the disorder if you're:

  • Sleep deprived
  • On a chaotic sleep schedule
  • Stressed
  • Drunk
  • Taking drugs such as sedative-hypnotics (which promote relaxation or sleep), neuroleptics (used to treat psychosis), stimulants (which boost activity), and antihistamines (used to treat symptoms of allergy)

From: Sleepwalking (Somnambulism) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

eMedicine Health. 

Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 25, 2018

SOURCES: 

eMedicine Health. 

Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 25, 2018

NEXT QUESTION:

What are medical conditions that have been linked to sleepwalking?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.