Do you suffer from “Sleep Drunkeness”

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(KTVI) - Do you ever wake up and not know where you are? You're groggy and fuzzy and even you might have a conversation.  How much of it do you remember?  Guess what, you're sleep drunk.

That's really a thing!  Is it dangerous? Can you stop it?   Those are questions for our sleep expert Dr. Joseph Ojile from the Clayton Sleep Institute.

It's called "confusional arousal" many as 1 in 7 people may have this disorder.

Certain people are more likely than others to suffer from sleep  drunkeness.

Mainly people suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, alcoholism, panic or post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety seemed more susceptible to the disorder, as did those with sleep apnea, a disorder in which a person briefly stops breathing during sleep, the researchers said.

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