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Sleep Disorder Specialists Cortland NY

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Larri Richmond
(607) 273-6513
322 N Aurora St
Ithaca, NY
Company
Larri Richmond
Industry
Homeopath

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Hackman Robert L.Ac.
(607) 272-5450
573 Spencer Road
Ithaca, NY
 
Jonathan Zam
(717) 938-4369
355 B Signs Road
Staten Island, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Sachiko Kaizuka
(585) 279-4800
Family Medicine Residency Program
Rochester, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Lori Ann Bisceglie
(845) 548-0609
West Nyack, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Jill Kellner
(607) 272-2055
1321 Ellis Hollow Rd
Ithaca, NY
Company
Ellis Hollow Healing Arts
Industry
Homeopath

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drdeanna.com
(607) 351-7808
206 Rachel Carson Way
Ithaca, NY
Specialty
Women's Health
Gender
Female
Education
naturopathic doctor / certified midwife
Professional Memberships
ND, CM

Mildred Horosh
(716) 835-4779
3410 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Carol Drake
(718) 272-8686
640 East 103rd St
Brooklyn, NY
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Kathleen Ravel
(877) 459-HEAL
Babylon, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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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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