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Sleep Disorder Specialists Buckeye AZ

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

Maury Solomon
(623) 640-4545
13372 W. Branff Lane
Surprise, AZ
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Emilybiz
(623) 386-3297
2000 S. Apache Space 203
Buckeye, AZ
 
Copper Canyon Chiropractic
(623) 925-9045
1650 North Dysart Road
Goodyear, AZ
 
Chiropractic Solution
(623) 535-8661
1646 North Litchfield Road
Goodyear, AZ
 
Avondale Chiropractic
(623) 535-8984
13050 West Rancho Santa Fe Boulevard
Avondale, AZ
 
Brian's Chiropractic Clinic
(623) 393-8767
305 North 4th Street
Buckeye, AZ
 
A Accident Chiropractic
(623) 932-0125
896 East Van Buren Street
Goodyear, AZ
 
First Chiropractic
(623) 932-9629
Indian School & Litchfield 3301 North Litchfield Road #200
Goodyear, AZ
 
Bashas #130
(623) 547-4581
5115 North Dysart Road
Litchfield Park, AZ
 
Bradley Chiropractic Center
(623) 547-0922
4900 North Litchfield Road Bypass
Litchfield Park, AZ
 
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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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