As the title says, what can cause high amounts of activity during one's sleep? Activity like: switching on lights, and walking around outside.

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    Consult a physician.
    – Carey Gregory
    Jul 29, 2017 at 17:26
  • Please review the guidelines for asking questions - under Help on the website. (I don't know if the Help menu is accessible using the app - I cannot find it on the iOS app.) Jul 30, 2017 at 2:35
  • @MarkDWorthenPsyD I had a look at the "don't ask" section and found this However, if your motivation is “I would like others to explain ______ to me”, then you are probably OK. which I think applies. Is there a specific part of the guideline that you would like me to see? I'm fairly new to this stack exchange.
    – NeRoboto
    Jul 31, 2017 at 8:43
  • Your final paragraph basically asks us what you should do, and that's what we can't answer. When people get out of bed and do things in their sleep, that's sleep walking. It sounds like that's what you're doing, but we have no way of knowing for sure. You need to consult a physician.
    – Carey Gregory
    Jul 31, 2017 at 18:04
  • There are sleep disorders that can cause this type of unconscious behavior, but there is no way anyone can determine the presence or nature of any sleep disorders you might have over the Internet. You need to see a sleep medicine physician. Jul 31, 2017 at 18:15

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you`d better find a partner to live with, it is dangerous to be lonely today, many mental disorders have sleep troubles, PTSD is common, anxiety is not a disease if controlled

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