Sleep Health

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about sleep.

What is sleep talking?

Sleep talking is a common disorder that can happen at any stage of sleeping. The person sleep talking usually doesn’t know about the problem, but their loud, frequent talking can bother the person they share a bed with, according to the American Academy of Sleep MedicineOff Site Icon (AASM).

Sleep talking is fairly common in children with about half of young children sleep talking and only about 5 percent of adults who sleep talk, according to the ASSM.

For more information about sleep talking, talk with your doctor.

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Source: Anessa Alappatt, MD, Fairborn Medical Center; Joseph Allen, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Mansi Amin, MD, SureCare Medical Center; Irina Gendler, MD, Troy Primary Care Physicians; Aaron Kaibas, DO, Upper Valley Cardiology; Christopher Lauricella, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Angela Long-Prentice, MD, Northwest Dayton Physicians; Erin Mathews, MD, Vandalia Medical Center; Katrina Paulding, MD, Samaritan North Family Physicians; Melinda Ruff, MD, Centerville Family Medicine; Tammy Taylor, MD, The Pediatric Group; Pam Werner, MD, Miami Valley Primary Care; J. Layne Moore, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute; Mark Ringle, MD, Beavercreek Family Physicians

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