Sleep Walking/Night Terrors

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by OliviaGrace, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. OliviaGrace

    OliviaGrace Registered Member

    Does anyone here sleep walk or still have night terrors? From what I understand, night terrors is waking up from a deep sleep screaming, usually falling right back to sleep (if waking up at all).

    My two year old does the night terrors thing. I'm hoping he outgrows it but his 13 year old nephew still has night terrors and sleep walks as well.

    Anyone else have any experience with these?
     

  2. Nixola

    Nixola Boom Boom Pow!

    I suffer from sleep walking sometimes. I think it only comes when I'm feeling stressed about something. People have seen me get up and walk while I was asleep apparently, I started moving stuff about my desk and tidying up.
     
  3. snowflake

    snowflake Registered Member

    I 've never suffered from sleep walking. I'm known to have weird dreams that upset me when i'm ill, But that's all.
     
  4. OliviaGrace

    OliviaGrace Registered Member

    I've done this too. I use to work 24 hour shifts on an ambulance and we would have sleep time and during high stress times in my life, I'd get up and wonder around the station house.
     
  5. Hiei

    Hiei The Hierophant

    I can't recall any night terrors, but I'm a sleep walker. Well, used to be. I've woken up outside on more than one occasion. One time, I woke up naked a town over.

    But I haven't done that in a few years.
     
  6. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    I dont know if I've ever done it before, no one as told me that they saw me sleep walk before.

    I dont have night terrors either.
     
  7. OliviaGrace

    OliviaGrace Registered Member

    Holy cow!!! That would be scary but funny in a way too.
     
  8. wolfheart

    wolfheart Registered Member

    I have never been told that I sleep walk,i had night terrors when i was real young and my 2 year old has had them a couple of times.
    My ex has told me on several occasions that she was woken up by me punching the wall in my sleep,i have no recollection of ever doing that.
     
  9. English-Emo-Boy

    English-Emo-Boy Supreme System Lord V.I.P. Lifetime

    I've never suffered from sleep walking but when I was younger I used to have nightmares......that used to be after watching Strange But True on a friday night!!
     
  10. Stab-o-Matic5000

    Stab-o-Matic5000 Cutting Edge in Murder

    I used to sleepwalk alot, actually. I would actually get up, walk around, and hold conversations with people. I would have no conscious recollection of it after waking up. The sleepwalking has stopped, thankfully, though I still talk in my sleep from time to time, occasionally. Unfortunately I'm told I can be a real asshole while doing so, however.

    I've never had night terrors, though, and I've never had a whole lot of nightmares. Even the dreams that would be considered scary to most people never really phase me. I once had a dream where I was nearly sucked into a tornado, and didn't even wake up with a cold sweat. It was more like "Damn, that was a crazy dream I had last night. Oh well."
     

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