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Sleep Disorder Specialists Anderson SC

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

Dr. David E. Naum
(864) 882-7698
125 Eagles Nest Drive, Suite D
Seneca, SC
Specialty
Bioidentical Hormones, BioMeridian Testing, Breathwork, Chiropractors, Hair Analysis, Herbology, Homeopathy, NHRT, Nutrition, Rebirthing, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
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C V S/ Pharmacy
(864) 224-4421
922 Bypass 28 S
Anderson, SC
 
Eve's Esthetics
(864) 375-1655
1900 Whitehall Road
Anderson, SC
 
Family Chiropractic Center
(864) 225-5188
601 North Fant Street
Anderson, SC
 
Anderson Massage Therapy
(864) 226-3433
1707 North Main Street
Anderson, SC
 
Depalma Drugs Inc - Prescription Department
(864) 226-1201
314 South Main Street
Anderson, SC
 
Brian Keith Design Associates
(864) 226-7978
3215 Mall Road
Anderson, SC
 
Chandler W T Dr Chiroprctr
(864) 261-3940
3722 Clemson Boulevard
Anderson, SC
 
Chiropractic Thayerapy Center
(864) 226-6055
1103 Ella Street
Anderson, SC
 
Beach Connection Salon
(864) 226-8812
715 E Greenville Street
Anderson, SC
 

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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