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Should a sleepwalker be awakened?

Many people still wonder if a sleepwalker should be awakened. They think that sleepwalkers wake up from bed with their arms outstretched as if they were ghosts.

All these beliefs are ancient and today we know they are not true.

A sleepwalker is simply someone who wakes up while sleeping but does not fully wake up, so there is no need to wake him up, he is sleeping even if he can get up, say some words or perform some acts such as going to the bathroom.

If we find a sleepwalker we simply have to lead him back to bed with very short words such as ‘come’ ‘come on’ ‘follow me’ and leave him back in bed quietly.