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What is this whooshing sound of my heartbeat when I sleep on my ear?
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Normal blood flow.
You're probably hearing the blood flowing through blood vessels in the ear area.
When you have your ear on a pillow, you're blocking out environmental noises, so the normal noises of circulation become audible.

In brief: Normal blood flow.
You're probably hearing the blood flowing through blood vessels in the ear area.
When you have your ear on a pillow, you're blocking out environmental noises, so the normal noises of circulation become audible.
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