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Sleep Disorder Specialists Atlantic City NJ

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

Maria Bohle, CCH, RSHom (NA), ACACN, DHM, DCN
(609) 927-7327
580 Zion Rd.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Herbology, Homeopathy, Nutrition
Associated Hospitals
The British Institute of Homeopathy

Eternity Yoga
(609) 545-7795
Somers Point, NJ
Atlantic Cape Ob Gyn
(609) 927-3070
829 Shore Rd
Somers Point, NJ

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Dr. Mindy Factor
(732) 961-3496
555 Iron Bridge Rd.+ Ste. 17
Freehold, NJ
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Leat Kuzniar, ND
(201) 757-5558
128 Boulevard
Passaic, NJ
Alternative Medicine
Doctor Information
Medical School: Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2004
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Member Organizations: American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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Eternity Yoga
(609) 545-7795
Somers Point, NJ
Bacharach Institute Rehabilitation
(609) 748-5380
61 W Jimmie Leeds Rd
Galloway, NJ

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Thorp, Andrea, Do - Kids First Somers Point
(609) 927-4235
505 Bay Ave Ste 101
Somers Point, NJ

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Patti Armus
(908) 334-8121
Hillsborough, NJ
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Carylann Bautz
(609) 654-4858
278 Tuckerton Rd.
Medford, NJ
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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The Different Stages of 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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