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Sleep Disorder Specialists El Paso TX

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

Annabel Munoz
(505) 589-3130
P.O. Box 776
Santa Teresa, NM
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El Paso Health Food Center
(915) 565-4667
2700 Montana Avenue
El Paso, TX
Central Chiropractic
(915) 351-9556
2030 Montana Avenue
El Paso, TX
Angeles Natural Store
(915) 594-0424
4900 Montana Ave # A
El Paso, TX
Bassett Chiropractic Center
(915) 779-8469
5901 Gateway Boulevard West
El Paso, TX
Chelsea Square Pain Chiropractirehabilation Clinic
(915) 781-1609
5301 Alameda Avenue
El Paso, TX
Chiropractic Spinal Joint & Muscle Center
(915) 775-0520
1420 Geronimo Drive
El Paso, TX
Bertha's Massage & Therapy
(915) 778-7018
118 N Little Flower Rd
El Paso, TX
Body Matters
(915) 532-0111
2105 East Yandell Drive
El Paso, TX
Eastwood Chiropractic Health Care Center
(915) 592-5800
10110 Montwood Drive Suite A
El Paso, TX
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The Different Stages of 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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