Sleep Talking


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Talking during REM sleep, a motor breakthrough of dream speech, or talking during transitory arousals from non-REM sleep and other sleep stages; full consciousness is not achieved; no residual memory of the event
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Sleep talking is common, and even more common in children than in adults.
Two per cent of sleep talkers say their nightly babbling is due to a guilty conscience, but most blame their sleep talking on stress, followed by alcohol, nightmares, caffeine and eating too late.
One per cent of adults admit to leaving their partner as a result of their sleep talking and 3% of sleep talkers' partners regularly find themselves sleeping in a separate room.
For many couples the bedroom has long been the traditional place to kiss and make up, but anti-social sleeping habits such as snoring, hogging the duvet and sleep talking are now driving increasing numbers numbers to the brink of divorce, according to new research.
FOR many couples, the bedroom has long been the traditional place to kiss and make up, but anti-social sleeping habits such as snoring, hogging the duvet and sleep talking are now driving increasing numbers to the brink of divorce, according to new research.
Sleep talking has started the rumour mill rumbling again in the Big Brother house with Consett contestant Anthony at the centre.
Then yesterday Scott came in for a bit of ribbing for sleep talking and putting off washing his clothes.
By the way, sleep TALKING is a very similar problem which happens in the same phase of sleep.
The researchers even referred to studies that have previously suggested that sleepwalking, sleep talking, and night terrors may be inherited.
A lack of dopamineproducing neurons in a key area of the brain caused RBD symptoms of thrashing about and sleep talking.
That's why sleep-deprived people catch up on slow-wave sleep first," says Dr Yvonne Harrison, author of Sleep Talking.