I find this somewhat true. Almost died once. Yummy. Some people eat spiders for dessert and wouldn't mind a free bedtime snack. It is nothing to worry about in most cases. They often flipped over only when killed by insecticides. “How do you make sure cockroaches don't crawl into your mouth when you're asleep?” First of all….eliminate the cockroaches! What else do cockroaches eat? is sleeping with your mouth open dangerous. the next morning they were all gone. They do not survive well in extreme hot or cold temperatures. I read that we actually have a chemical in our breath that tells them we need a spider in our blood. But if your dry mouth at night is chronic or started when you began taking a new medication, talk to your doctor and schedule an appointment with your dentist. Call us for a free quote at Maybe it was a spider, maybe not. There are several cases of cockroaches entering the ear and nose while sleeping. Many species have wings but not all have the ability to fly (such as German roach). It would be quite easy, especially if the eaters are not terribly picky to eat smaller less delicate spiders more frequently and eat enough for even 1000-2000 noneaters. Thats what people say.... As much as I would like to say that we don't "eat" spiders in our sleep, I think we do. The question would then have to be asked would a spider only spend one day in a spot before creating a web elsewhere? That's possibly over 90 years. You may have recently read our nightmare bug-in-ear story by Katie Holley, a woman who rushed to the ER with a live roach in her ear, which crawled up in there while she was sleeping… THANK YOU , I NEEDED TO LAUGH TODAY. Well, I hate spiders too but it is a myth usually you will spot spiders in your room and take them outside. The bee was scary because I thought it would sting going down. But besides the obvious risk of getting pieces of paper thrown into your mouth (or worse, a curious spider or cockroach), is sleeping with your mouth open dangerous? Those same cockroaches that roam high-rise apartments in Manhattan have been on the planet since the days when dinosaurs ruled the land. I don't think its true. I screamed the place down, scared as hell, I really do hope that it's not true. Here's the thing: What may seem like a little problem can actually have pretty big consequences. Forest cockroaches, for instance, are active during the day. Uhh I don't even want to think about it! I actually awoke one night with a full grown cockroach in my mouth! "Does anyone honestly think this project has/would ever get funded?" Gosh. I woke up one morning with a plugged up nose and when i blew my nose a whole spider came out. If you're curious to try it out and train your body to sleep with your mouth closed, just be sure to pass over the duct tape or packing tape. Why do elderly people take so many naps every day? I feel like a blattaria expert now. A cockroach doesn’t need much food to survive and a meal they had one day would be enough for them to last for weeks since it’s pretty much doing nothing without its head. Want to learn more about cockroach facts? This is totally True. For more information on our cockroach control services, call 800-937-8398 or contact Western Exterminator online. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment. About a year ago I woke up to find a spider on my face near my mouth, so I think that myth is somewhat true. They only stay in there for a short time. how every over your life time about 7 EXTREMELY small insects will crawl in your mouth but cock roaches no. :(, They'll crawl over mouth and play with your mustache, no! To demonstrate her point, Holst offered her own made-up list of equally ridiculous "facts," among which was the statistic cited above about the average person's swallowing eight spiders per year, which she took from a collection of common misbeliefs printed in a 1954 book on insect folklore. It's absolute nonsense. Half awake, I reached up and grabbed the object on my face, and threw it towards the floor.