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Sleep Disorder Specialists Hot Springs National Park AR

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

Alexander Molnar
(419) 668-0426
221 Pinewood
Hot Springs, AR
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Chiropractic Center
(501) 624-1891
1605 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Downtown Hotel & Spa
(888) 624-5521
135 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National Park, AR
 
Branch Michael T
(501) 623-2308
509 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Crow Dewey W Physical Therapist
(501) 321-9664
501 Spring Street
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Joanne Bowles
(501) 625-7458
3822 Hwy 7N+ Suite 4
Hot Springs, AR
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Chiropractic Health Clinic
(501) 623-2664
1801 Central Avenue Suite D
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Dad's Place Velda Rose Resort Hotel & Spa
(501) 623-3311
218 Park Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Dabbs Chiropractic
(501) 262-9899
2350 Malvern Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Arlington Hotel Bath House
(501) 609-2514
239 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
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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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