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Sleep Disorder Specialists Florence KY

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Elizabeth Woolford
(513) 791-5521
6400 East Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Dr. Liz Woolford, MD
(513) 791-5521
6400 E Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Biofeedback, Bioidentical Hormones, Craniosacral Therapy, Energy Healing, Integrative Medicine, NHRT, Nutrition
Associated Hospitals
Alliance Institute for Integrative Medicine

Body Indiana Balance Touch Therapy Center
(513) 921-5600
5633 Glenway Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 
Brunner Patk J District Of Columbia
(513) 922-0606
5330 Rapid Run Road
Cincinnati, OH
 
Berg Janet
(513) 680-1875
3476 Irwin Simpson Road Suite
Cincinnati, OH
 
Lee Fitterer
(513) 521-3900
Cincinnati, OH
Services
"Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist, Tuning Fork Therapist. Specializing in pain and stress management using several modalities. Reiki, Prenatal Therapy
Membership Organizations
Peacefulmind.com

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C V S/ Pharmacy
(513) 922-3013
4970 Delhi Ave
Cincinnati, OH
 
Dhaliwal Robert District Of Columbia
(513) 251-2273
5948 Glenway Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 
Fine Hal C
(513) 662-2273
2852 Boudinot Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 
C V S/ Pharmacy
(513) 557-3770
4840 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati, 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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