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Sleep Disorder Specialists Bullhead City AZ

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

First Chiropractic
(928) 763-8313
1751 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Carter Chiropractic
(928) 768-1122
5455 Highway 95
Fort Mohave, AZ
 
Cancer Free Life
(520) 758-3091
10091 View Lane
Mohave Valley, AZ
 
Better Births Midwifery Care
(702) 357-9330
3665 S. Needles Hwy.
Laughlin, NV
Specialty
Homebirth Midwifery Care
Education
Midwives College of Utah
Professional Memberships
Midwife

MaryAnn Shearer
(480) 899-3355
201 W. Guadalupe Rd.+ Suite 301
Gilbert, AZ
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Country Health Market
(928) 758-4717
4410 Highway 95 Suite A
Fort Mohave, AZ
 
BUTH Chiropractic & Wellness Center
(928) 768-1415
5221 Highway 95 Suite 13
Fort Mohave, AZ
 
Laughlin Midwifery
(702) 357-9330
3665 S. Needles Hwy.
Laughlin, NV
Specialty
Homebirth Midwifery Care
Education
Midwives College of Utah

Kathleen Fry
(480) 947-1545
9522 East San Salvador+ Suite 203
Scottsdale, AZ
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Gayle Palms
(480) 753-0888
4747 E. Elliot Rd.+ Suite 13
Phoenix, AZ
Membership Organizations
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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