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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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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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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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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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I've received a very bad reply to my latest question from one of your doctors even if this his openion he shouldn't be that aggressive and sarcastic?

I've received a very bad reply to my latest question from one of your doctors even if this his openion he shouldn't be that aggressive and sarcastic?

Very sorry: I am very sorry that this happened to you. Most doctors on HealthTap do this work because they feel that everyone deserves excellent health information. Please continue to use HealthTap and I hope your experiences with our doctors improves. ...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