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Sleep Disorder Specialists Anoka MN

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Renee Bergman
(763) 231-7303
2665 4th Ave. N+ Ste. 101
Anoka, MN
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Her Healing Touch LLC
(320) 274-2650
500 Park St E
Annandale, MN
 
Heather Winesett
(218) 249-7870
1000 East 1st Street+ North 105
Duluth, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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David Alter
(763) 546-5797
10201 Wayzata Boulevard+ Suite 350
Minnetonka, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Patrick Lally
1327 Highland Parkway
Saint Paul, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Barbara Abeler
(763) 231-7303
2665 4th Ave. N.+ Ste. 101
Anoka, MN
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Doris Braun DBA Ladywolf Hesrbal
(763) 300-0226
18796 224th Ave
Big Lake, MN
Specialty
Herbal Medicine
Gender
female
Education
School of Natural Healing

Cynthia Kayser
(763) 360-7795
21801 Indurstial Blvd.
Rogers, MN
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Michele Renee
(612) 823-0555
321 West 48th Street
Minneapolis, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Eric Hazen
(612) 721-6261
3809 42nd Avenue+ South
Minneapolis, MN
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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