|He's asleep and he's walking|
Question to ask you readers, how many of you sleep walk or know someone who sleepwalks? Answer that question, but do not blame yourself if you do sleep walk blame your parents. "The study found the prevalence of sleepwalking was: 22.5 percent of children without a parental history of sleepwalking developed sleepwalking; 47.4 percent of children with one parent who was a sleepwalker developed sleepwalking; and 61.5 percent of children developed sleepwalking when both parents were sleepwalkers." Younger children are less likely to sleepwalk, preschoolers are the one to sleepwalk the least. But as time moves on to 10 years the chance of sleepwalking increases. A major factor that increases the chance of sleepwalking is sleep terrors, sleep terrors are be afraid while sleeping. Screaming and intense fear, sleep walking and sleep terrors are closely related. Children who experience sleep terrors when young will most likely sleep walk in their later years. Do not blame yourself if you do sleep walk, blame your parents and those sleep terrors.
Is there a cure for sleepwalking and/ or sleep terrors? Is sleepwalking dangerous? Should parents put up safety nets for their children if their sleep walking leads them too far? Do you think sleep walkers end up in weird places? How different do you think sleep terrors are from nightmares? Do you believe a cure for sleep walking will require therapy?