What are the symptoms of sleepwalking?

Symptoms of sleepwalking include opening your eyes and either sitting up in bed or getting out of bed and walking around, even though you are not awake. Typically, the sleepwalker is glassy eyed and acts not fully awake. Sleepwalkers can do all sorts of activities in this state, including eating, talking, dressing, or even driving. The sleepwalker probably will not remember any of these activities.

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