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Sleep Disorder Specialists Fargo ND

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

Elite Therapeutic Massage
(701) 297-8191
1121 Westrac Drive South Suite 102
Fargo, ND
 
Emerson Therapeutic Massage
(701) 280-2599
2701 9th Avenue South
Fargo, ND
 
Fiebiger Chiropractic
(701) 232-8200
3060 25th Street South Suite K
Fargo, ND
 
Absolutely Ann Marie
(701) 365-0520
1336 25th Avenue South Suite 206
Fargo, ND
 
Badinger Chiropractic
(701) 239-4749
1617 32nd Avenue South
Fargo, ND
 
Dr Jane Petermeier
(701) 298-7778
1450 25th Street South
Fargo, ND
 
Dakota Clinic - Clinic Departments- Chiropractic Services
(701) 364-6266
3000 32nd Avenue South
Fargo, ND
 
Farris Richard L
(701) 281-1222
4510 19th Avenue South
Fargo, ND
 
Anderson Family Chiropractic
(701) 241-7737
100 4th Street South Suite 210
Fargo, ND
 
Davis Debra Chiropractor
(701) 232-4922
1515 University Drive South
Fargo, ND
 

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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