The stress of daily life has sparked a new phenomenon – sleep texting.

People with the rare condition send incoherent text messages while asleep to their friends and family – completely unaware that they are doing it.

Sleep specialist Dr David Cunnington, of Melbourne Sleep Disorder Centre in Australia, said patients had reported incidents of sleep texting – and he has advised people to leave their mobile phones outside the bedroom.

Read the whole story from London’s Daily Mail.

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