Talking in the sleep was really fun in your childhood. Your mom used to tell you what you were saying last night and you used to laugh at it. But as you become older this becomes frustrating. You don’t want others to know about this problem. You don’t want your room partner in the hostel to bully you, you don’t want your wife to know your secret and you don’t want your kids to laugh at you. Its time you need to think seriously about it and stop sleep talking.
Childhood sleep talking can be considered as a result of the playful mind. But if you are having this problem as an adult then it can be due to lack of proper sleep, anxiety and stress which are quite common in the busy schedule of life that you need to go through today.
Talking in your sleep, medically known as ‘somniloquy’ is a sleeping disorder and not a disease that results from irregular sleeping habits. If your brain does not have complete control over your mind during sleep then sleep talking is possible. It is possible to control sleep talking completely when that control is ensured.
Follow the tips below and notice the difference.
Take good rest. Good rest means that there should be no disturbance within the sleep.
Sleep in a quiet place where sound will not be able to reach you.
Don’t take a heavy dinner before going to sleep. It is better to have a gap of at least one hour between the dinner and the time when you go to sleep.
Try to relax as much as possible. Too much stress will not let you stop sleep talking. Meditation is a very good remedy of the problem. Meditation will calm down your mind and you will feel that your level of stress has decreases. Try to meditate before going to sleep.
Follow a healthy diet. Curb the intake of alcohol and caffeine to see better result. Avoid foods that can cause gas problems as they sometimes disturb your sleep.
Don’t panic! Try to find an effective solution to the problems that you face in your daily life.
Increase your sleeping time and make a routine for your sleep. Go to sleep at the same time every day. This will make your sleep deeper and would help to stop sleep talking.
The above tips can be quite useful in reducing and eliminating your problem. But there are also some medical cures to this problem which you can use to get instant relief.
Hypnosis: Hypnosis deals with your unconscious mind. As sleep talking is something that has relation with your unconscious mind, hypnosis can deal with the problem easily. You need to consult a specialist for the same and go through the treatment procedure to ensure that you are completely out of the problem.
In most of the cases some effective changes in the lifestyle stated above is enough to stop sleep talking. Take good care of yourself and don’t forget to pamper yourself, you will surely feel the difference.