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.
Symptoms of Sleepwalking
Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of sleepwalking.
WebMD explains disruptive sleep disorders -- called parasomnias -- that range from night terrors to sleep paralysis to bedwetting.
The Sleep Disorder Quiz
Take this quiz from WebMD to help determine if you have a sleep disorder.
Sleep Problems -- the Basics
Learn more from WebMD about the types and causes of various sleep problems.
Parasomnias Often Under-Recognized, Misunderstood
Research points way to new treatments for sleepwalking, sleep sex, and other parasomnias.
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.
8 Embarrassing Sleep Secrets
WebMD article on what happens while we sleep. Learn about sleep behaviors from drooling to orgasms to sleepwalking.