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Sleep Disorder Specialists Aberdeen SD

Looking for Sleep Disorder Specialists in Aberdeen? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Aberdeen that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Sleep Disorder Specialists in Aberdeen.

Bledsoe Family Chiropractic Clinic
(605) 229-1212
221 6th Avenue Southeast Suite 1
Aberdeen, SD
 
Avera St Luke's Hospital - Centralized Scheduling- Therapeutic Massage
(605) 622-5556
North Highway 281 & 15 Avenue
Aberdeen, SD
 
Aberdeen Chiropractic
(605) 225-9311
310 South 1st Street
Aberdeen, SD
 
Olga Turnquist
(605) 745-3187
902 N. River St.
Hot Springs, SD
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Marci Culpeper
(605) 791-5060
Rapid City, SD
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Dakota Chiropractic of Aberdeen PC
(605) 225-4099
520 Moccasin Drive
Aberdeen, SD
 
Eduardo MEZA Psychiatrist
(605) 225-3622
405 8th Avenue Northeast
Aberdeen, SD
 
Catherine Wilson
(605) 745-2000
500 North 5th Street
Hot Springs, SD
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Ronda Kvigne
(605) 670-4684
402 East 4th St. Suite #2
Dell Rapids, SD
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Alt Med Services
(605) 343-2682
8035 Black Hawk Rd., Suite 3
Black Hawk, SD
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Biofeedback, Craniosacral Therapy, Electro-dermal screening, Herbology, Homeopathy, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Therapeutic Touch

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The Different Stages of Sleep

 Sleep 

In 1952, sleep-researcher Nathaniel Kleitman discovered that although sleepers tended to have slow, rolling eye movements beneath their lids as they fell asleep, during some portions of their sleep their eyes darted rapidly in a highly coordinated way, moving more quickly and sharply than they could while they were awake. He dubbed the phenomenon rapid eye movement (REM), a phase of sleep that was later related to dreaming.

Later researchers using electroencephalogram (EEG) that measures the electrical activity in the brain discovered that the REM stage of sleep is different from non-REM (NREM) sleep.

Sleep occurs in a series of cycles, each lasting between sixty and ninety minutes. A normal sleep pattern involves four to seven such cycles during the course of the night. On average, people have five or six sleep cycles during a normal nighttime sleep session.

Each cycle has two main parts. 

During the first part, our level of consciousness falls while the level of unconsciousness rises. This part of the cycle involves changes in heart rate and breathing, and an overall slowing of brain activity. We do not dream during this phase. 

In the second part of the cycle, however, we do dream. The characteristic sign of this phase of sleep is rapid eye movement, or REM.

Generally, each ninety-minute sleep cycle contains a non- REM period (or slow-wave sleep) and the REM period. On average, each of these two main periods occupies about 50 percent of the cycle's elapsed time, or about forty-five minutes. However, the balance between the two periods shifts during the course of the night. During the first ninety-minute cycle, the REM phase might last only a few minutes. In the final cycle of the night, REM sleep occupies most of the time, perhaps an hour or more.

Non-REM sleep actually consists of four distinct substages, labeled 1 through 4. The stages are defined according to the ...

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