Feel like my heart stops when in bed

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For about a year now I have been having this issue. During the day I feel fine, but when I am in bed starting to fall asleep, I get a sudden horrible sensation that my heart has suddenly stopped. When it happens I then start breathing as if i've just held my head under water for 2 minutes, and my heart beat is racing extremely fast - this happens for about 10 seconds then I feel back to normal. 

I usually get this once or twice every night and it always happens just as I am starting to fall asleep. I've had my heard checked out and all tests came back normal.

Has anyone else had this?

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