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Tourette's and Somniloquy

by Amanda S.
(Tucson, AZ, USA)

Amanda S.

Amanda S.

I have a complicated question about my situation.

Does anyone know if Tourette's Syndrome and Somniloquy are directly related? I know anxiety in general is related to Somniloquy, so perhaps by way of a common ailment. My significant other says I talk as well as move and thrash/make repetitive movement a lot in my sleep, even singing or shouting, or humming, and I have Tourette's Syndrome, as well as a great deal of anxiety issues with insomnia, which I am already taking medications such as Wellbutrin, Clomipramine, Trazadone and Xanax for. My TS symptoms are that I have vocalizations that sound like barking or sneezing and motor tics of my hands, arms, shoulders and trunk, which are jerky and thrashy.

It seems I'm already on all the meds I can be on. I find I am sensitive to lots of medicines and whatever I put in my body, as well as sleep deprivation, which seems normal for anyone. Doe anyone find relief with diet, exercise, getting sunlight, having a schedule, not eating or drinking caffeine or alcohol at certain times, etc?

Any information would be interesting and helpful. Thanks and have a good day (and a good night as well).

Amanda S.

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Jan 15, 2021
Same sleep problem NEW
by: Anonymous

I have "mild" tourette's but am also talkative and animated in my sleep. I'm not an expert, but common sense causes me believe its intricately related just like our nervous system
The most frustrating part for me is a judgmental , personally condemning husband even though we sleep in separate rooms.

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