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What causes the panicky sensation of falling--


whether off a cliff, or over backwards in a chair, etc.--when one is just drifting off to sleep, and not yet truly dreaming? It always brings you wide awake again. I've heard it said that it means your heart skipped a beat, but I doubt that...

 
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    Debra Gallagher (Debra Dillon) 5 years ago

    Its a interesting hub about many other dreams too

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    Anjili 5 years ago

    I have only experienced this while fast asleep. It was quite frightening and often jolts me awake. A very unpleasant feeling


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