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Though scientists have identified sleepwalking triggers, the condition is still a bit of a mystery.
August 27, 2012 Sleepwalking is common among children, and for many, it persists into adulthood. Though it's still not well understood, scientists have identified several factors that can trigger episodes of sleepwalking.
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She's not alone.
May 15, 2012 Some 3.6 percent of adults engaged in "nocturnal wandering," as the researchers put it, in the year before they answered questions during an interview for a study. One percent reported having two or more episodes of sleepwalking a month.
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