Lunatics don't feel pain during sleep – scientists

Researchers from the hospital guy de Soliac explored the brain function of 100 healthy people and 100 people with sleepwalking. The doctors assessed the pain intensity of the participants in the experiment during sleep and wakefulness. The average age of the subjects was 30 years, writes Science World Report.

Volunteers completed the survey, which assessed the intensity and frequency of headaches. Almost half of lunatics ever get injured while sleepwalking.

According to the survey, 79% of people with sleepwalking did not experience pain during sleep, even when seriously injured. The frequency of headache in the group of lunatics was 4 times higher than in the control group. Migraine met 10 times more often. Scientists suggest that the data collected will help to better understand and investigate the nature of sleepwalking.

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