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Sleepwalking’s telltale signs — and how to stay safe if these describe you: ‘Unusual behaviors’

Most of us have seen the classic television trope of a sleepwalker: a person, arms outstretched, staggering about the house as if directed by a video game controller.

But what is sleepwalking, exactly — and what causes it? 

Fox News Digital spoke to a variety of experts and health professionals in order to share insights into an often confusing condition.

“Bed partners and family should avoid abruptly waking a sleepwalker, as this may cause panic,” Rohrscheib told Fox News Digital. 

“Instead, aim to keep the sleepwalker’s environment safe and gently guide them back to bed.” 

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Christine Rousselle is a lifestyle reporter with Fox News Digital.

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