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Sleep Disorder Specialists Asheboro NC

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

Body & Motion School of Yoga & Performing Arts
(336) 629-9642
222 Sunset Avenue
Asheboro, NC
 
Accident Back & Headache Clinic of Archdale
(336) 434-2107
3204 Archdale Road
High Point, NC
 
Lani Stover
(828) 215-3592
1105 Highway 54 Bypass+ #Q12
Chapel Hill, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Janice Daugherty
(252) 744-4611
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Doris Brayboy
(910) 521-2297
5134 Hwy 710 North
Pembroke, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Asheboro Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
(336) 625-3311
159 East Academy Street
Asheboro, NC
 
Susan Ehrlich
(252) 353-4968
2314-B Executive Circle
Greenville, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Pam Crawford
(336) 482-0270
7325 W. Friendly Ave.+ #A-1
Greensboro, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Julia Lunsford
(919) 833-5044
223 1/2 Forest Road
Raleigh, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Stephanie Wolf
(828) 298-4054
105 Cedar Ridge Dr.
Asheville, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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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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