Unfortunately, there are a lot of surprising ways that you could actually pass away, consciously or not, this phenomenon could happen for a variety of reasons. Of course, passing away in your sleep is one of them, so the next time when you are tired and say “I would like to sleep for an eternity” or when you are sad and think “I wish to sleep and never wake up” just try to drive away this thought, because, well, your wish can come true.
In fact, there has always been an association between sleep and death, especially in ancient Greek mythology where Sleep was the twin brother of Death. Moreover, in the days of certain infamous dictators, such as Hitler, when their supporters and accomplices had no chance of escaping death or exile, they decided to end their days willingly, so they injected their family members with a lethal substance while they were still sleeping so that they would not feel any pain.
The truth is that sleeping is essential for our overall health. While we sleep, our body is able to recover on its own, but unfortunately, in some cases, this can no longer be possible, causing death. So, here are some surprisingly common ways people could die in their sleep. Read on to find out more info!