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Sleep Disorder Specialists Galveston TX

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

Victor Sierpina
(409) 772-3126
Department of Family Medicine
Galveston, TX
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Camelot Bar Ranch
(409) 771-9278
28 Willow Lane
Galveston, TX
 
Antman Lori District Of Columbia
(409) 762-7646
4623 Fort Crockett Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 
Coleman Sheri A District Of Columbia
(409) 935-7406
1850 Tiki Drive
Galveston, TX
 
Bohannon Chiropractic Clinic
(409) 945-6931
1501 6th Street North
Texas City, TX
 
Misty May
(409) 933-4856
1204 Newman Rd.
LaMarque, TX
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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A & M Physical Rehabilitation Center
(409) 762-8333
4623 Fort Crockett Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 
Downtown Chiropractic Center
(409) 762-2713
412 23rd Street
Galveston, TX
 
Duncan Chiropractic Acupunture Clinic
(409) 948-3094
722 25th Avenue North
Texas City, TX
 
Body Works
(409) 986-9659
11120 32nd Street
Santa Fe, TX
 
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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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