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Can people reply to your questions while they are sleeptalking?

Sometimes: Yes! sometimes sleeptalkers will talk with you but they won't remember the next morning. ...Read more

Sleeptalking (Definition)

Somniloquy or sleep-talking is a parasomnia that refers to talking aloud while asleep. It can be quite loud, ranging from simple sounds to long speeches, and can occur many times during sleep. Listeners may or may not be able to understand what ...Read more


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What are some causes for aggressive sleeptalking?

What are some causes for aggressive sleeptalking?

Poor quality sleep: Sleep talking may be related to an inadequate 'level' of sleep. You may be able to change to a different level by using an oral appliacne to improve the quality of sleep. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sleeptalking?

What is the definition or description of: sleeptalking?

Somniloquy: Somniloquy or sleep-talking is a parasomnia that refers to talking aloud while asleep. It can be quite loud, ranging from simple sounds to long speeches, and can occur many times during sleep. Listeners may or may not be able to understand what the person is saying. ...Read more

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Will there ever be a definite cure to sleepwalking or sleeptalking?

Will there ever be a definite cure to sleepwalking or sleeptalking?

Depends on cause: [1] overall: get enough sleep. De-stress: relax, meditate. Unplug before bedtime. [2] avoid provoking drugs: sleepy antihistamines like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) tricyclics antidepressants, short acting sedatives like triazolam, zolpidem. [3] treat provoking conditions: gerd, restless leg syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea, seizures. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to avoid sleeptalking? Is there any remedy for this problem?

How to avoid sleeptalking? Is there any remedy for this problem?

If stress related...: If your sleep talking is associated with stress (if) then reducing stress may be beneficial. Consider exercising more, tai chi, yoga, meditation, acupuncture, getting at least 8 hours of sleep per night or deep breathing. ...Read more

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Is this abnormal sleeptalking?: coherent/clear interactive conversation (sometimes uncharacteristically irritable) with eyes open/body movement.

Is this abnormal sleeptalking?: coherent/clear interactive conversation (sometimes uncharacteristically irritable) with eyes open/body movement.

It's common: Talking in our sleep is pretty common. When i was young, i used to sit up in bed and have long conversations with my mother, and then my wife. Now, at 66, all I do is snore. Don't worry about it, just make sure you trust whoever you sleep near. ...Read more

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Bunches of questions an concerns about my gastro issues. If u are not in the gastro field please do not reply.Thanks!

Bunches of questions an concerns about my gastro issues. If u are not in the gastro field please do not reply.Thanks!

Not a GI Doctor.: But did want to let you know that this is way too general for any Healthtap doctors to answer. Please break down entries into specific and clear questions (one topic each). ...Read more

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Hi doctors , few questions I've asked , apologies for 2 similar questions , just don't know how to express them , kindly reply , sent them 2 days ago?

Virtual Consult: On this open forum, whether we answer a question or not is totally voluntary. Furthermore, there's no way to link posted questions nor ask for specific doctor to address your concerns. However, if you want to guarantee an answer to your question, then arrange a Virtual Consult so that we may speak w/you directly & in private. ...Read more

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How do you reply back to your question on healthtap?

One of two ways: 1. Write a new question. 2. You can for a nominal cost - request feedback from physician of your choice. ...Read more

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I sent several questions but no answer yet. Kindly check them and reply. Thanks ?

Cannot search names: I am sorry, but we cannot search this site from our end by names. Please try asking your question again. Doctors answer questions on a voluntary basis, and its hard to say when a question may be answered. ...Read more

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Hi i have asked for abt 2 questions bt it has been a couple of hours i havent got any answers pls reply thnx...

Trying: The docs use a different set of tools than the members. I have not found a way to search the questions by member name and don't know if that is possible. I have scrolled down the pending questions, which is not in chronological order, and haven't found your questions yet, but will keep looking. ...Read more

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How do you reply to a doctor that answered your question on here?

Leave a comment: Leaving a comment will get back to the answering doctor. ...Read more

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How do you reply to a question a doctor asks me concerning my issue?

?: Hi Brian I'm not exactly sure what you're asking, but (as a general rule) answer your doctor's question completely and honestly--it really helps us figure out what's wrong and what can be done to treat your condition. ...Read more