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Should I talk to my doctor about my sleepwalking?

There is no one treatment for sleepwalking, but you may want to consult your doctor if you sleepwalk often, are afraid of injuring yourself, or find that you are sleepy during the day. If you sleepwalk often, your doctor may test for certain conditions, including excess stress, abnormal heart rhythms, and seizures. Sleepwalking can also be caused by certain medications, so mention it to your doctor if you are taking prescription medications.

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