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Sleep Disorder Specialists Conroe TX

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

Ruth Boaz
(936) 760-9000
1205 West Semands
Conroe, TX
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Alan Welch Massage Therapy
(936) 756-4114
1300 South Frazier Street Suite 111
Conroe, TX
 
Body Boutique & Wellness Center
(936) 539-4566
1027 McCall Avenue
Conroe, TX
 
Dr Dale Weathersby Chiropractor
(936) 756-5656
1507 Bettes Street
Conroe, TX
 
Franks Barbie Registered Massage Therapist
(936) 788-6565
903 North Loop 336 West Suite C
Conroe, TX
 
Mira Dessy
(281) 203-5054
The Woodlands, TX
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Creative Candles by Suzie
(936) 494-3007
408 North Loop 336 West
Conroe, TX
 
Adams Robert A District Of Columbia
(936) 760-2222
916 West Dallas Street
Conroe, TX
 
Conroe Health Food
(936) 756-1052
919 West Lewis Street
Conroe, TX
 
Davis Michael L District Of Columbia
(936) 760-7944
2912 West Davis Street Suite 310
Conroe, TX
 
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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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