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Sleep Disorder Specialists Edinburg TX

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

Celia's Health Products
(956) 380-3010
1408 North Closner Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 
Cornerstone Nutrition Center
(956) 682-1663
2651 Cornerstone Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 
Edinburg Foot Care Doctor
(956) 318-1010
2808 Fountain Plaza Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 
Accident & Rehabilitation Clinic at Cornerstone - Office
(956) 631-1800
2717 Cornerstone Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 
Buentello Daniel District Of Columbia
(956) 630-1616
801 East Nolana Street Suite 17
Mcallen, TX
 
Delaware Louisiana Cruz Hector Chiropractor
(956) 631-2277
5323 South McColl Road
Edinburg, TX
 
Chavana Chiropractic Clinic
(956) 383-6330
1200 South 10th Avenue
Edinburg, TX
 
Avalon Spa and Salon
(956) 630-4772
2645 Cornerstone Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 
Dorsey Chiropractic Clinic
(956) 686-2461
219 West Nolana Street
Mcallen, TX
 
Dove Pointe Chiropractic
(956) 992-9292
5309 North McColl Road Unit A
Mcallen, TX
 

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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