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sleepwalk

n. a movement toward something without effort; easy advancement; an easy task. (see also cakewalk, walk.) Getting the degree was a sleepwalk. Getting a job was hell.
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A number of things can trigger sleepwalking or make it worse, including: | Not getting enough sleep | Stress and anxiety | Infection with a fever | Drinking too much alcohol | Taking recreational drugs | Certain types of medication, such as some sedatives | Being startled by a sudden noise or touch, causing abrupt waking from deep sleep | Waking up suddenly from deep sleep because you need to go to the toilet Other sleep disorders can cause you to frequently wake up suddenly during the night, such as obstructive sleep apnoea and restless legs syndrome.
Sleepwalking is also known as sleep transition disorder because it occurs when the brain is shifting from slow-wave sleep to REM sleep.
Fiorella Brereton, prosecuting, told Preston crown court Mr Ball was sleepwalking when he got into bed with the girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons.
A disorder of arousal in delta (non-REM) sleep, sleepwalking coincides with growth spurts.
Sunday Mail doctor Gareth Smith said Hind's sleepwalking theory could not be ruled out.
This finding undermines an old hypothesis that a migrating bird can fly with only half its brain awake or maybe does some version of sleepwalking on the wing, says Rattenborg.
Sleepwalking usually begins during the preschool years, continues through elementary school, and is mostly outgrown by adolescence.
LOVELORN Susan Williams is back with her ex-boyfriend - after SLEEPWALKING into his bed.
A court decision to acquit a motorist on drink-driving charges after he claimed he was sleepwalking would open the floodgates to others, anti drinkdrive campaigners said yesterday.
In Crossing Arkansas--Night, 2001, a seemingly sleepwalking figure wearing what looks like a hospital gown is poised in the middle of a crosswalk.
Born from a realm of black water and flickering candles, haunting numbers including "Twilight" and "River of Sorrow" play like lost Shakespearan sleepwalking scenes, while others ("Rapture," "Atrocities") invoke powerful spiritual imagery enhanced by Antony's extraterrestrial deportment.
Sleepwalking is not uncommon, especially in young children.
In the work briefly reported here it was predicted that participants who claimed to have had sleepwalking experiences would show higher frequencies of parapsychological experiences than participants who did not claim to have had sleepwalking experiences.
The story: when an aspiring stand-up fails to express his true feelings about his girlfriend and his stalled career, his anxiety comes out in increasingly funny and dangerous sleepwalking incidents.