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Sleepwalking Causes & Risks

Causes

Some causes of sleepwalking include:

Risk Factors

These factors increase your chance of walking in your sleep. Tell your doctor if you have any of these risk factors:

Hyperthyroidism

hyperthyroid
Hyperthyroidism is an abnormal condition of the thyroid. It can affect many of the body's systems, including glands in the brain that can interfere with proper sleep.
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