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Do dreams cause sleep talking?

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Experts aren't sure about that. The talking can occur in any stage of sleep. Sleep talking usually happens by itself and is most often harmless. But in some cases, it might be a sign of a more serious sleep disorder or health condition.

From: Talking in Your Sleep WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Sleep Medicine: "What Is Sleep Talking?"

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Sleep Problems in Children."

National Sleep Foundation: "Sleep Problems in Children."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Sleep Medicine: "What Is Sleep Talking?"

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Sleep Problems in Children."

National Sleep Foundation: "Sleep Problems in Children."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

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