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Sleep Disorder Specialists Appleton WI

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

Alice Miller
(920) 779-6041
N2678 Manley Rd
Hortonville, WI
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Arbonne Herbalife
(920) 991-0106
1881 East Apple Creek Road
Appleton, WI
 
Ben Mar Nicos Salon & Spa
(920) 832-8818
N474 Eisenhower Drive
Appleton, WI
 
Braun Laura Dr
(920) 738-0200
2200 South Kensington Drive
Appleton, WI
 
1st Choice Nutrition Center
(920) 380-9510
809 North Casaloma Drive
Appleton, WI
 
Davidson Chiropractic
(920) 730-9523
2110 South Memorial Drive
Appleton, WI
 
A & L Nails
(920) 968-3303
3020 East College Avenue
Appleton, WI
 
Apple Medical Clinic
(920) 739-6971
1713 South Oneida Street
Appleton, WI
 
Active Care Chiropractic Inc
(920) 734-1259
2215 South Oneida Street # B
Appleton, WI
 
Fox City's Aquatopia
(920) 832-0258
4301 West Wiscounsin Ave Frnt
Grand Chute, WI
 
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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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