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MatrixManNe0
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Sleepwalking (any stories/research/articles?)
PostPosted: Fri 14 Jul, 2006  Reply with quote

Well, recently, I encountered my cousin sleepwalking. She opened her bedroom door very quietly, stood at the foot of the stairs for about 2 mins and went back to her room almost as carefully as she came out. I realized she was sleepwalking because when I asked her, she had no memory of doing it.

Anyway, anyone have any stories/research/articles/other interesting stuff on sleepwalking/sleeptalking? I'm suddenly interested.


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PostPosted: Fri 14 Jul, 2006  Reply with quote

When I was younger I used to sleepwalk regularly.

I would walk around the house, as if trying to do mundane tasks or searching for things. One thing my mother told me was that I had come down into the kitchen and was opening the back door, she asked me what I was doing and I said I had to get the milk because the back gate was open.


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PostPosted: Fri 14 Jul, 2006  Reply with quote

This has happened a few times. When I was about 10 or so- maybe younger- my mother said that I stood up, eyes wide open, and went to the bathroom. At the door I turned around and went back. I didn't say anything when she asked me something and in the morning I had no memory of it.

The recent thing happened a few months ago. That night I was sleeping in my sister's room- she wasn't home. It was very strange. I woke up and I was standing next to the bed. I didn't remember getting up or what I was going to do. I thought it might have been a dream and did a RC although it didn't feel that way. The RC proved that it wasn't a dream. So I just went back to bed.


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PostPosted: Sat 15 Jul, 2006  Reply with quote

I have been a sleepwalker in the past, and I've also been told I am a sleep talker!

The last time I sleepwalked was when I was pregnant. I was dreaming that I was in great danger and someone was out to get me. I woke up halfway down the upstairs hall (having leapt out of bed and run there very fast)!! eh


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PostPosted: Tue 18 Jul, 2006  Reply with quote

I used to sleepwalk from time to time. I never remembered the experiences, but my parents told me the stories--walking to some place in the house, starting to perform a task or say something to someone, not making much sense, and being told to go back to bed. Pretty weird.

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PostPosted: Tue 18 Jul, 2006  Reply with quote

I went to this indoor camping thing when I was younger and the other kids told me I sleepwalked, but I didn't believe them at the time. Also when we were on holiday once, my sister apparently walked round the swimming pool while she was sleepwalking!

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PostPosted: Wed 19 Jul, 2006  Reply with quote

It is safe to wake up sleepwalkers. And it may be safer for them if you do so.

According to sleep lab scientists sleep walking and sleep talking occur in delta sleep, not in REM sleep.

Both my sisters have a tendency to sleep talk. Once I had a conversation with my sister and it took me a while to figure out that she wasn't making sense.

Sometimes sleepwalking is associated with emotional stress.



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PostPosted: Fri 04 Aug, 2006  Reply with quote

My family and I were once on vaction, and we were staying with relatives. I went to sleep. The next moring I woke up( in a different bed ), and my grandmother, who was awake at the time of my sleepwalking then told me I ran to all the rooms in the house and screamed at the top of my lungs. Even bedrooms. lach2



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PostPosted: Fri 04 Aug, 2006  Reply with quote

asclepius wrote:
Sometimes sleepwalking is associated with emotional stress.


It is.

I've read stories of people murdering others, while sleepwalking, like this guy, who murdered his own father.

Hmm, for some reason i just remembered the ending in the "Sixth sense" when he and his wife were talking, while she was asleep. unsure


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PostPosted: Mon 07 Aug, 2006  Reply with quote

I sleepwalked too, when I was a bit younger. And I used to speak during dreams. It's a totally normal thing for me, as my sleeping and dreaming is always a little strange.

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PostPosted: Wed 09 Aug, 2006  Reply with quote

I still sleepwalk and sleeptalk. It started just last year I think. I'll mostly just go the the Kitchen and get something to eat, but I oftem make messes. I once spilled a little of the milk then poored it into the sink and left the jug there.My mom gets mad at me for the messes I make. I also take some of my stuff and put it in odd places. I only talck when people talck to me, and apperently what I say makes perfect sence because my stepdad never catches on that I'm asleep until he asks my why I didn't do what he said, or why I went back to sleep.

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PostPosted: Fri 11 Aug, 2006  Reply with quote

I sleeptalk but I don't sleepwalk. My brother does both as well as snoring. The only time I know of though was when he walked into my mum's bedroom and then walked back into bed in the middle of the night. I don't think he remembers doing it. My mum told me about it.

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PostPosted: Tue 19 Dec, 2006  Reply with quote

I used to sleepwalk a lot. I was in the top bunk of the bunk bed I shared with my sister, and sometimes I'd wake up in the middle of the night curled up in my sister's bed or standing on the floor with my head sticking through the holes in the ladder, etc. I don't sleepwalk as much now...but I move and talk in my sleep. I speak clearly but what I say doesn't always make sense. I also tap my foot or tap my fingers against the bedpost/desk/whatever I'm sleeping on, and sometimes I hum. Sometimes I'm aware that I'm doing this, but I can't seem to stop or wake up. Sometimes I don't remember doing it, but when I wake up, people ask me if I was asleep, because I was talking/moving. Once in band, I woke up to my friend tapping me on the shoulder and saying, "Were you just asleep? Cause your eyes were closed but you were playing all the right notes."

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PostPosted: Wed 27 Dec, 2006  Reply with quote

My dad told me one time when i was about 8 or something i went out in the living room and stood there. I started running around the kersone heater (if thats how its spelled) yelling "Mommy! Mommy! Mommy!" lol ^^

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PostPosted: Fri 19 Jan, 2007  Reply with quote

Once when I woke up i came out to get breakfast and found out i was in huge trouble for peeing in a coubard(i was only like 8 ) but had now memory of it. Ive also been sleepwalking where i sortof remember it after but like I was in a dream and had no real control of what I was doing- but what I was doing was real.

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