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Eating turkey before bed is also helpful for good sleep.
I'm not that familiar with sleep studies to determine other factors involved, but it might be something to explore.
Wind chimes are a good suggestion. I put them on my doors to wake me up in the event of an unwanted entity sneaking into my house.
Depending on the house configuration and door location, there's a handled gadget that my father used to block a back door to prevent unwanted visitors. I've seen them sold in the miscellaneous "gadget" catalogues.
They lengthen or shorten to block one door against a wall, or another door. If positioned far enough from the opening edge of the exterior door, there's no way anyone could reach in.
When we got locked out from the front door once, Dad had to have an engineer friend figure out a way to open the back door which was blocked.
This is one: https://www.mileskimball.com/buy-door-security-bar-310603?sourcecode=MK299SHIP19&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-fHx_si35AIVBNvACh0_2ACzEAQYAyABEgIHr_D_BwE.
You'd have to be able to reach down and move it in order to get out the door. But it doesn't do much for doors that don't have a blocking mechanism against which it can be pushed.
You said you’re changing FROM Ambien? Are you going through a tapering process?
I used to take Ambien and it gave me a great night’s sleep, but I grew dependent and was always running short before the end of the month. So it would be three weeks of sleeping, one week of insomnia, then two weeks of sleeping, two weeks of insomnia. Anyway, my doctor stopped giving it to me and now I take Trazodone.
I'm a bit of a life-long sleepwalker myself (though not to the extent of leaving my bedroom, thank God) so you definitely have my sympathy. Best wishes to you that your doc will be able to provide some guidance to you in figuring this out.