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Is it bad to wake a sleep walker?

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As a sleepwalker, I can tell you that it is absolute panic-time when someone wakes you up when you are sleepwalking. The better thing to do is to gently take them by the arm and lead them back to bed.

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True I was a sleepwalker too
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Werd! My sister freaked
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yes,we should lead the sleepwalker to the security place!
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My parents had to literally lock all the doors and block them with chairs under the doorknobs so I wouldn't get out and get in the road. I even had to move to the downstairs bedroom because I walked off the edge of the upstairs landing and fell down an entire flight of stairs. I woke up in a heap at the bottom with the wind knocked out of me... terror-stricken.
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I was a sleep walker too, just resently stoped and my mom put bells on all the doors and put a gate on the stairs, and one night she slept out on the couch.
That's how bad of a sleep walker I was. lol
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I still sleepwalk, and living alone, it's kind of scary. I try to make new obstacles each night to wake me in case I head toward one of the doors. Heaven help me if the house ever catches fire! I'll break my blessed neck trying to escape!
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lol
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SalvadoranDude

Not of thier about to do somethin dumb like walk of a cliff or go straight through traffic...

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Yes. But if it's for a good cause to get them out of trouble then you can wake them up.

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No, That is a myth....and some sleepwalkers have gotten seriously hurt from sleepwalking. (Running onto the highway and being struck by a truck)

They may be a bit disoriented when they are first woken, but they will get over it when they learn you kept them from running off into dangerous situations.

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When someone wakes me (or anyone) from sleepwalking I flip out and panic, it's something or other that causes it but the point is, lead the sleepwalker back to be, unless their about to do somethin dumb
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Your own reactions aren't necessarily the normal reaction. SOME may be disoriented and panic, but that doesn't mean ALL will.
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yes they can wake up in a dangerous place but if you don't they may harm some1 or themselves

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Yes.

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Yes, and no,because it will trigger or result in the sleepwalker acting weird or doing stupid things. Ex: put laundry in the fridge, pretending they're a zebra, sliding down the steps with glue ALL over their stomach. Trust me, my sister is always sleep walking. Most recently, she was captain Morgan and she was gonna invent alcoholic cereal. But, it's not bad to, like their health. Just their state of mind during their dream. Plus, it's hysterical. :) Have a good day n sleep everyone!

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I like her cereal idea!!!!
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it's bad for you cause once change to zombi you can't change to human form in the night

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yes

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its said that the sleep walker would die if you wake he or her,is is real

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YES! just quietly and politely escort them to bed

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My little brother does this thing where he opens his eyes and can see everything, but he is still dreaming so he sees other stuff from his imagination. Apparently, that is considered sleep walking (said the dr.) and that it is ver common. In that case, it is very hard to wake them up because they already believe they are awake. So, just lay them back in their bed in that case and calm them down, telling them to go back to sleep (since they think they are awake). But, if it is a regular sleep walking thing, don't wake them up. Just silently take them back to bed and stand outside of the room for about a min or so to make sure they stayed in bed.

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As a former sleepwalker...I have found myself in some scary, potentially dangerous places when I woke. I wish someone had woke me prior. Is it wrong or bad to wake a sleep walker? No! There is nothing more wrong or dangerous about waking a sleep walker than there is someone thats obviously having a bad dream. Thats just some crazy theory stemming for old wives tales. Its a myth...at best.

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Aw :-( green
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Farm girl is very correct..
Growing up ..My sister freaked OUT!
I accidentally woke her up as she was making a trip to the kitchen at night..
I did not know until it was TOO LATE !!
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My drink and food went FLYING through air :-/
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Farm girl is quite correct..
Growing up my sister FREAKED OUT!!
Coming back from the kitchen , I accidentally woke my sis up on her way to the kitchen ... I didn't know till it was TOO LATE!! My food and drink went FLYING through the air :-/

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You do not want to wake them or they might go crazy and hurt u, my sis is a sleepwalker and she went crazy when i woke her up from sleepwalking and she punched me in the nose. So dont wake them up unless they are going to get in trouble or just lead them back to bed before they do what they r going to do. it is bad if it is someone from a different house because u dont know were they live, just take them to your house and put them to bed, and when they wake up tell them what happened and ask were do they live to take them home.

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yeah don't wake them, i've heard I can give them a heart attack.

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Sometimes very bad, but sometimes no.

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No, it's a myth

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