A great place to start Disorder information source Rated and Reviewed Sleep Links Entrance to all monitored Sleep Forums Search all of Sleepnet.com


Rest of the Sleep Disorders Forum Posting



Archived Rest Forum10 viewing only. To post a new topic go to the Rest Forum Homepage.

Clicking Noise While Sleeping


Posted by Sleepless in Tulsa on August 19, 2003 at 13:18:36:

Asking for serious help here - my boyfriend makes a clicking noise while sleeping. It somehow relates to his moving his tongue and clicking the top of his mouth or something. When I try to replicate it myself, I can't do it. He has always done it from what I understand, but it is so frequent. It is almost like he has a bit of apnea, in the sense he will begin to snore, it will stop up his nose or mouth from breathing, and then he will begin clicking. He also sleeps entirely too much. When I get 10 or more hours of sleep, I feel horrible and my back aches. He can sleep from 10:00 at night to 3:00 in the afternoon daily if his schedule allowed. I tell him that the clicking disorder could definitely hinder his 'good' sleep at night, and it could be part of his constant state of being tired. I have looked for similar postings but to no avail. Please help, anyone. It has caused many arguments during the middle of the night. Now, we are both sleepless... Thank you.

Follow Ups:



Archived Rest Forum10 viewing only. To post a new topic go to the Rest Forum Homepage

  • IMPORTANT : Information not intended as medical advice. If you suspect that you have a sleep disorder you should seek care from a qualified professional. Read Terms of Use.
  • The Sleep Forums are not to be used for commercial purposes.
  • Commercial products and services are not endorsed by Sleepnet.com.
  • Sleep Deprivation due to Sleep Apnea and insufficient sleep are common and can present as insomnia, narcolepsy, or idiopathic hypersomnia. In infants and children sleep problems commonly present themselves as ADD or ADHD.


Copyright ©1995-2005 Sleepnet.com., All rights reserved