Why Do We Feel Like Falling While We Sleep?

We all have that falling sensation but most of us don’t know why. We have looked into it for you.

This usually happens when we are about to fall asleep.

After a tiring day, we experience abrupt and short muscular contractions during sleep creating this sensation.

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Most probably, it happens as a result of hormonal and electrical changes during our bodies’ preparation to sleep physiologically, but there is not a thorough explanation.

In short and in general we may say abrupt and short muscular contractions cause this feeling.