Why Do I Feel Like I’m Falling When I’m Falling Asleep? (Video)

The cause is unknown, but a number of things can trigger the sensation

Ever feel like you’re falling as you’re falling through space when you’re falling asleep? Scientists don’t really know why this happens, says sleep disorders specialist Reena Mehra, MD, MS. Here are some common triggers and advice on when you should tell your doctor about it.

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