Weird sensation while trying to go to sleep

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Does anyone get this, hard to explain but il have my eyes closed then it feels like a huge whoosh has come over me prompting me to open my eyes quick to refocus almost like my heart has stops and I need to take a deep breath

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    Emma next time keep yours eyes shut - let that "whoosh" come over you. See what happens. You will be pleasanlty surprised smile
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    Emma well you clearly haven't died so far smile and you won't die cause of it. Even if you keep repeating it for like 100 times.
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    It just frightens me so much what the hell is it? And why does it happen when I'm relaxed
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    It is an irrational fear in your head. Not real. Keep letting that whoosh come on until your brain gets bored of it. You won't feel that way afterwards.
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    I have had this in the past sometimes it feels like its all nite long its sooo scary its such a strange feelin and trying to explianing it 2 n e 1 is soo hard x
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    Ince im really tired all weird visual things have happened. Lights, strange light..i think we are all way to aware of our bodies. I went for an eye exam today and told the doc he agreed just way to aware. 
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    I have this feeling too. It's not every night, it'll just randomly happen a couple of times some nights. It used to terrify me, until I found that it happened to other anxiety sufferers. It proved to me it's nothing wrong with my heart and is just my anxiety playing up, and now I accept it.

    Like dubia27765 said you have to let it 'whoosh' over you. I know it's easier said than done but I promise you just get used to it, and once it doesn't phase us, who knows. It might just disappear.

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    Hi Emma,

    I had this feeling whilst away on a girls weekend, it lasted all night and everytime I closed my eye that 'whoosing' sensastion would begin. Its hard to explain I know but mine felt like it was starting in my cheset and like a wave towards my head and when it got there I would have to open my eyes. It was horrible so I sympathise completely. I went to a medical practice and they said it was panic attacks.  I havent had that feeling in ages , are you on medication? I am.

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    Hi,  emma...I'm sure what you have is anxiety, but please ask your doctor about sleep apnea...that is where you actually forget to breath in your sleep or when you are near sleep stage...If you check out, then consider it just anxiety.  I have sleep apnea, so I always sleep with my head on two pillows and on my side, if I can...Hope this helps, sweetie...
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      I know your message is for Emma, but when I first started getting this symptom I went to the doctors and she asked if I snore. I know snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea, but as soon as I said I don't think I snore she said it absolutely can't be apnea. Does someone HAVE to snore to have sleep apnea?
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    I get this too ... It's nice to hear other people get it too.. not in a mean way or anything! Lol but honestly it's terrifying but it's not gonna do anything to u .. smile
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