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Sleep Disorder Specialists Dayton OH

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

Viktoria Mandlin
(937) 224-0827
Dayton, OH
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Radhika Akella
(937) 278-6251
2661 Salem Avenue+ Suite 220
Dayton, OH
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Judy Skudlarek
(937) 247-0697
921 E. Central Ave.
Miamisburg, OH
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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James Barry
(937) 885-0701
8519 Eagle Ridge
Springboro, OH
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Adkins Family Chiropractic
(937) 428-7820
883 South Main Street
Dayton, OH
 
Patrice Masterson
(937) 631-5581
3918 Eagle Point Drive
Beavercreek, OH
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Bette Roebuck
(937) 264-8551
8393 N. Main St.
Dayton, OH
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Carol Winkfield
(937) 609-7091
Dayton, OH
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Dayton South Medical Massage Clinic
(937) 238-6545
5450 Rahn Road
Dayton, OH
 
Dixie Chiropractic Office
(937) 643-0893
2669 South Dixie Drive
Dayton, OH
 
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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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