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Sleep Disorder Specialists Cottonwood AZ

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

Oliver Cooperman
(602) 335-2051
PO Box 26485
Prescott Valley, AZ
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Mingus Mountain Academy
(602) 335-2051
PO Box 26485
Prescott Valley, AZ
Services
Psychiatry, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Herbal Medicine, Energy Medicine, Addiction, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Colvin Marvin L DO
(928) 634-7470
753 North Main Street Suite A
Cottonwood, AZ
 
Cottonwood Chiropractic Inc
(928) 634-7930
1770 East Villa Drive Suite 5
Cottonwood, AZ
 
GAIA Family Medicine NMD
(928) 649-0269
851 South Main Street
Cottonwood, AZ
 
Michelle Lamb
(928) 254-0355
Sedona, AZ
Services
Holistic Health Practitioner, Reiki & Karuna Master, "Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist Aromatherapy & Essential Oils, Bio-Energetic Medicine/Bio-Feedback using the L.I.F.E. System, Distant Healings and much more! I am here to assist others in their beautiful journey of self healing and discovery. I work with adults, children & pets!
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Peacefulmind.com

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Assurance Chiropractic
(928) 646-9220
4141 East Western Drive
Cottonwood, AZ
 
Agape Salon & Day Spa
(928) 634-7370
1695 East Cottonwood Street
Cottonwood, AZ
 
Abraxas Center
(928) 639-0144
516 East Highway 89A Suite 105
Cottonwood, AZ
 
Crenshaw Chiropractic Center
(928) 634-3689
411 South 14th Street Suite 103
Cottonwood, 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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