A 30-year-old female asked:

Every time i begin to fall asleep i get huge heart palpitations. it's been happening for 4 days straight, exhausted. is there an arrythmia associated with falling asleep?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
I do not know what you mean by "huge palpitations". I am not aware of an arrhythmia that occurs when a person is falling asleep. The only way to get confirmation of the "arrhythmia" and determine what type it is, is to undergo ambulatory rhythm monitoring. I would urge you to see your doctor and follow his/her advice.
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