How to Get Rid of Sleep Talking
Why do people sleep talk? Have you experienced that you whisper sweet nothings in your sleep and been unaware that you did spoke some words? It’s a fact that there are people who have these unusual sleep behaviors known as non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREM) parasomnias. It can be also in other forms such as sleep eating, sleep walking, confusional arousals, night terrors. In order to better understand parasomnias. Sleep talking is formally known as somniloquy. It involves complicated dialogues, gibberish or mumbling. Anyone can experience sleep talking and it is more common in males and children. Talking in your sleep can be a funny thing.
The problem of many sleep-talkers is that they could not remember any single word they utter while sleeping. Usually it is the people who will tell you that they’ve heard you talk during the night or while napping. Since Sleep-talkers are not typically aware of their behaviors or speech; therefore their voices and the type of language they use may sound different from their wakeful speech. It is important to understand what happens while we sleep.
Sleep talking is usually because of stress, depression, fever, sleep deprivation, day-time drowsiness, alcohol, and fever. It might also run through blood although external factors seem to stimulate the behavior. The lighter the sleep, the more intelligible the speech: in stages 1 and 2, people may have entire conversations while in stages 3 and 4, speech may be restricted to moans and gibberish. Symptoms can vary in severity and duration. We can do some things to get rid of sleep talking.
Take good rest
Take a good rest and sleep avoid being disturbed while sleeping like sounds and other interruption in sleeping. Understand the stop sleep talking. Try to get rid and avoid the work load tension.
Try to reduce the stress in your life. Keep your mind and heart soul quiet calm and maintain peace in the mind. Enjoy the life and don’t get panic and sudden tension. Change can be hard, but getting support to work out strategies is a good start.
Try some relaxation techniques. Cut out the drugs and alcohol. This includes caffeine, especially at night. And remember, some tea has more caffeine than coffee.
Get some regular exercise. Try to do it during the day, as late night exercise can cause more sleep problems. Also avoid large meals at night.
Consult with your doctor
Visit your physician. The doctor will need to know how long you have been talking in your sleep. Get information from those who sleep with you or have seen you sleep. This includes spouses, relatives, friends, teammates, roommates, etc.
You will also need to provide a complete medical history. Be sure to inform the doctor of any past or present drug and medication use. Also tell him or her if you have ever had any other sleep disorder.
Have regular sleep
One should have regular sleep, deal with stress, if any or rule out sleep apnoea. One should not try to analyze the content of speech uttered because it may not be related to anything and cause misunderstandings unnecessarily.