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HCMC Department of Neurology and Sleep Medicine
University of Minnesota
Dr. Irfan of the University of Minnesota has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Nov. 20, 2020
Sleepwalking is a disorder of arousal with ambulation, typically originating from deep (N3) NREM sleep but sometimes from N2. Episodes typically last only a few minutes, but prolonged episodes can occur, especially in the setting of sedative hypnotic medications. The sleepwalker is usually able to navigate obstacles without difficulty and the eyes are open.
Sleep disturbances are common after traumatic brain injury, affecting 30% to 84% of individuals, with varying degree of head injury. Not only can they
Dec. 08, 2019