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Sleep Disorder Specialists Boynton Beach FL

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Brian Sheen
(561) 272-3733
12 Northeast 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Maria Cecilia Montero
(919) 946-9916
West Palm Beach, FL
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Patricia Pete
(561) 826-0237
1612 NW Boca Raton Ste 5
Boca Raton, FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Elfriede Goodwin
(561) 471-5867
1443 Palmdale Court
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Maria Perry
(561) 272-8377
Delray Beach
Delray Beach, FL
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Maria Perry : : Artist.Healer.Mentor
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Art Therapist, Reiki Master
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Specialties : Cancer, Depression, Women's Health

Therapies : Art Therapy, Chakra Balancing, Distance Healing, Energy Medicine, Reiki, , Natural Health

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Yihong Hao
(561) 998-0309
7300 North Federal Highway+ Suite 102
Boca Raton, FL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Emilie Razafikely
(561) 394-5822
600 South Dixie Hwy.+ Ste. 211
Boca Raton, FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Michele Miglino
(954) 421-0703
837 SE 9th St
Deerfield Beach, FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Mikaela Fernandez
(201) 927-3083
Boynton Beach, FL
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"Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist, Energy Therapist, Reiki Master I also create gemstone jewelry using the healing energies of crystals. Each finished "peace" is nourished with a soothing
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Peacefulmind.com

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Holistic & Integrative Medical Practice
(561) 998-0309
7300 North Federal Highway, Suite 102
Boca Raton, FL
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Yeast Syndrome, Weight Management, Substance Abuse, Stress Management, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Gynecology, Geriatrics, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Dermatology, Brain Longevity, Bio-identical HRT, Auriculotherapy, Arthritis, Allergy, Addiction, Acupuncture
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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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