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Sleep Disorder Specialists Cheyenne WY

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

Carol A. Fischer
(307) 778-3121
Cheyenne, WY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Abundance Coins & Precious Metals
(307) 632-8237
1809 Warren Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
 
Active Care Chiropractic
(307) 635-6777
5420 Yellowstone Road
Cheyenne, WY
 
All About Maine Your Salon & Spa
(307) 638-2156
1439 Stillwater Avenue Suite 12
Cheyenne, WY
 
Ascent Spinal Rehabilitation Center
(307) 637-7055
1330 Ridge Road
Cheyenne, WY
 
Cathee's Candle Cupboard
(307) 635-4000
205 West 17th Street
Cheyenne, WY
 
Bastian J L Chiropractor
(307) 634-0795
2809 Evans Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
 
California Tan
(307) 637-5700
2206 Dell Range Boulevard
Cheyenne, WY
 
All The Rage
(307) 778-7777
1414 Campbell Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
 
Country Doctor
(307) 634-2464
1807 Logan Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
 
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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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