How Sleep Talking Affect Your Relationship

Somniloquy or sleep-talking is a parasomnia that refers to talking aloud while asleep. Don’t try to wake up your partner and don’t encourage him by asking questions because once he is awake he may get confused and frightened. Somniloquy is characteristic to men mostly, but some women may also show signs of it. The sleep talking affection is supposed to be inherited but there are some other factors that can trigger its appearance such as sleep disorders, alcohol, anxiety and depression.

Even though there are no physical consequences or manifestations of the disease, it can be quite stressful for the partner because his sleep is affected and is not getting enough rest during the night.

If the person that is suffering from these sleep talking episodes is feeling tired during the day and the nights are getting tougher, he should consult a doctor because he could suffer from sleep apnea that can lead to premature death due to breath problems.

Usually, sleep talking takes about 30 seconds and is rather hard to understand since it is more a mumbling than clear speech. Adults over 25 are often the people that are most prone to sleep talking, and they should consult a specialist if the sleep talking is frequent.

Kids aged 3 to 10 are also sleep talking but this is in no way a concerning symptom.

Sleep talk is often in the form of a monologue or even an argument, but while it is certain the fact that these are not rational actions, scientists can’t pin down if there is any connection between dreams, reality and sleep talking subjects.

Sleep talking can be however avoided if there is a sleep regime that has well established sleep hours, alcohol and cigarettes are excluded.

Sleep talking can also be connected to fever, stress, exhaustion and even eating disorders.

Somniloquy or sleep-talking is a parasomnia that refers to talking alowd while asleep. Don’t try to wake up your partner and don’t encourage him by asking questions because once he is awake he may get confused and frightened.

Somniloquy is characteristic to men mostly, but some women may also show signs of it. The sleep talking affection is supposed to be inherited but there are some other factors that can trigger its appearance such as sleep disorders, alcohol, anxiety and depression.

Even though there are no physical consequences or manifestations of the disease, it can be quite stressful for the partner because his sleep is affected and is not getting enough rest during the night.

If the person that is suffering from these sleep talking episodes is feeling tired during the day and the nights are getting tougher, he should consult a doctor because he could suffer from sleep apnea that can lead to premature death due to breath problems.

Usually, sleep talking takes about 30 seconds and is rather hard to understand since it is more a mumbling than clear speech. Adults over 25 are often the people that are most prone to sleep talking, and they should consult a specialist if the sleep talking is frequent.

Kids aged 3 to 10 are also sleep talking but this is in no way a concerning symptom.

Sleep talk is often in the form of a monologue or even an argument, but while it is certain the fact that these are not rational actions, scientists can’t pin down if there is any connection between dreams, reality and sleep talking subjects.

Sleep talking can be however avoided if there is a sleep regime that has well established sleep hours, alcohol and cigarettes are excluded.

Sleep talking can also be connected to fever, stress, exhaustion and even eating disorders.