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Of or pertaining to the prevention and treatment of illness, and the preservation of physical and mental well-being, through the services provided by medical professionals.

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Health care; Sleep disorder

Short period of sleep at a time separate from the major sleep period, especially during the day.

rebound insomnia

Health care; Sleep disorder

Sleep difficulties after discontinuing use of a hypnotic medication.

restless legs syndrome (RLS)

Health care; Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder characterized by a deep creeping, or crawling sensation in the legs even when the legs are not moving. There is neurologic movement disorder that causes an almost ...

sleep fragmentation

Health care; Sleep disorder

Sleep interruption due to frequent or sustained awakenings or early morning awakenings.


Health care; Sleep disorder

Sleeplessness; chronic difficulty with sleep onset or maintenance of sleep, or a perception of nonrefreshing sleep. People with insomnia have one or more of the following: * ...


Health care; Sleep disorder

Somnambulism. A sleep disorder where the person gets out of bed and walks around during sleep. Typically occurs in the first third of the night during deep NREM sleep (stages 3 ...


Health care; Sleep disorder

Somnolence, drowsiness - state where the subject finds it difficult to maintain the wakeful state and falls asleep if not actively kept aroused. Differs from simply a feeling of ...