Self-Care at Home
The following measures can be taken by a person who has a sleepwalking disorder:
- Get adequate sleep.
- Meditate or do relaxation exercises.
- Avoid any kind of stimuli (auditory or visual) prior to bedtime.
- Keep a safe sleeping environment free of harmful or sharp objects.
- Sleep in a bedroom on the ground floor if possible. To prevent a fall, avoid bunk beds.
- Lock the doors and windows.
- Remove obstacles in the room. Tripping over toys or objects is a potential hazard.
- Cover glass windows with heavy drapes.
- Place an alarm or bell on the bedroom door and if necessary, on any windows.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/9/2015
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