In case you suffer from a bad case of insomnia, you need to see a doctor, because it can lead to something much worse.

A new research lead in China discovered that insomnia can lead to deadly events that occur during sleep and not only. A good night of sleep is incredibly important, so all that tossing and turning is not a good sign.

Scientists warn that this might lead to strokes or heart attacks. After this study, researchers came to the conclusion that about 27 per cent of those who struggle with sleep are likely to die in their sleep because of these two causes.

What’s more, they realized that women are much affected by this. Such situation occurs much often at women than at men. Because of hormones, women are prone to getting insomnia.

Until now, there have been several studies that showed that insomnia can lead to a poor health. There were also a few that showed the links between insomnia and heart diseases.

Some experts believe that this condition can change some functions of the body.

Sleep is extremely important, even if some don’t pay so much attention to it. It allows organs to rest, increases the immunity and is beneficial for the cardiovascular system.

The metabolism is altered, while the blood pressure raises. If these two are in good condition, then cardiovascular illnesses can be avoided. As sleep is beneficial for both of them, it means that it is a main factor in avoiding heart disease.

There are several ways in which you can improve your sleep.

If you want to know more about the study, you can read it in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.