Why Do I Feel Like I’m Falling When I’m Falling Asleep? (Video)
While the feeling might be startling, it’s usually nothing to get worried about.
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.