Bluetooth timeout when video paused?

If I pause a video for (a relatively few?) minutes and then resume, the audio to my Bluetooth headphones is lost. I then have to use the Bluetooth menu in the taskbar to first disconnect and then (re)connect the headphones. Is there a way to stop this from happening? This seems to be a relatively new phenomenon.

Welcome to the openSUSE forums.

You probably use a desktop environment (GUI). but you fail to explain which one.

Sorry. I use KDE on Tumbleweed