WATCH | Healthy sleep habits lower risk of heart failure

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Good quality sleep is important as it promotes good overall health.

Researchers found that people with insomniac tendencies have an increased risk of developing heart disease, whereas those with healthier sleeping patterns have a 42 percent lower risk of heart failure. 

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