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Can sleepwalking be prevented?

Sleepwalking can be prevented by minimizing stress and identifying stressors. You can use a personal diary to help with identifying daily stressors. Other options to prevent sleepwalking include quiet activities before bed, such as meditation, bubble baths, and reading.

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