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Old 07-15-2008, 07:43 PM   #1
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sinking feeling in chest

Just as I'm falling asleep I get an awful sinking feeling in my chest, just as if a cork has been pulled out and everything is emptying out of my chest area. It only lasts a few seconds but feels awful and frightening. I then feel like I need to take a deep breath to get my heart rate and breathing back on the right track. Does anyone have any idea what this is?

 
Old 08-29-2010, 11:08 AM   #2
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Re: sinking feeling in chest

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Just as I'm falling asleep I get an awful sinking feeling in my chest, just as if a cork has been pulled out and everything is emptying out of my chest area. It only lasts a few seconds but feels awful and frightening. I then feel like I need to take a deep breath to get my heart rate and breathing back on the right track. Does anyone have any idea what this is?

 
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Old 08-31-2010, 11:04 AM   #3
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Question Re: sinking feeling in chest

I sometiems get that too. Nearly 2 yrs now. Not sure what it is but not dead so i will take that as part of a heart issue that i have. if i find out i will let you know.

 
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