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Sleep Disorder Specialists Fort Bragg NC

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Jacqueline Rochelle Poulos
(225) 772-2597
430 Shep Drive
Fayetteville, AZ
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Christian Care Massage Therapists
(910) 487-1192
1110 Hay Street
Fayetteville, NC
 
Featherstone Phillip Dr
(704) 525-8850
5110 Park Road
Charlotte, NC
 
Curds and Whey Health Foods
(704) 932-5508
112 West A Street
Kannapolis, NC
 
Darlene Barnes
(704) 921-0079
11801 Harris Pointe Dr.
Charlotte, NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Graham Chiropractic & Health
(910) 823-4879
5851 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC
 
Fayetteville Family Chiropractic
(910) 484-5999
305 Owen Drive
Fayetteville, NC
 
Accident & Family Chiropractic Center
(910) 630-1515
116 Country Club Drive
Fayetteville, NC
 
Achievers Unlimited Inc/ Top Distributor
(910) 424-7567
3632 Lakeshore Drive
Hope Mills, NC
 
Jennifer Woods
(828) 280-6331
93 Adawehi Lane
Columbus , NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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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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