Insomnia-GlossarySleep deprivation: a process by which the requirement for sleep is not meet
Sleep hygiene: the life style modifications adopted to achieve good sleep.
Circadian rhythm: A daily rhythmic activity cycle, based on 24-hour intervals, that is exhibited by many organisms.
Insomnia: a symptom indicating that a person has insufficient sleep
Excessive sleepiness: refers to daytime sleepiness where a person is expected to be alert.
Familial disease: A disease that is transmitted through genes, hence runs in families
Sleep architecture: The rhythm of the sleep cycles with respect to NREM and REM stages of sleep