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Sleep Disorder Specialists Boone NC

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

Patricia Turbyfill
(828) 260-6297
409 Russelton Road
Boone, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Health & Wellness Initiatives
(828) 221-2324
144 Azale Circle
Banner Elk, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Angelica's Vegetarian Restaurant & Juice Bar
(828) 265-0809
506 West King Street
Boone, NC
 
Apex Chiropractic Inc
(919) 362-9066
729 Hunter Street
Apex, NC
 
Ashi Therapy Ashi Aromatics Inc.
(828) 898-5555
PO BOX 1858 1239 Balm Hwy
Banner Elk, NC
 
Susan Burns
(828) 221-2324
144 Azale Circle
Banner Elk, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Appalachian Acupuncture & Herbology Clinic
(828) 265-3616
643 Greenway Road
Boone, NC
 
West Mill Wellness Center
(919) 233-8641
6300 Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC
 
Elliott's Restaurant at Westglow Spa
(828) 295-4463
Highway 221 South
Blowing Rock, NC
 
Ashi Therapy Ashi Aromatics Inc.
(828) 898-5555
PO BOX 1858 1239 Balm Hwy
Banner Elk, NC
 
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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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