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Sleep Disorder Specialists Huntsville TX

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

Doris Cooper
(936) 435-0243
Nations Bank Tower Bldg - Suite 438 One Financial Plaza
Huntsville, TX
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Brookshire Brothers Food & Pharmacy
(936) 435-1234
2601 11th Street
Huntsville, TX
 
Body Therapy by Doris
(936) 435-0243
325 Highway 190 East
Huntsville, TX
 
Advanced Ortho Rehab
(936) 856-8470
9521 Fm 1097 Rd W
Willis, TX
 
Dennis Pockrus
(972) 245-5818
1105 Jackson Street
Carrolton, TX
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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China Acupuncture Clinic
(936) 291-2958
1210 University Avenue
Huntsville, TX
 
Cosmedic Solutions
(936) 436-0975
1712 11th Street
Huntsville, TX
 
Brookshire Brothers Food & Pharmacy
(936) 594-2549
515 South Robb
Trinity, TX
 
Roy Bruno
(512) 326-3737
2001 South Lamar+ Ste G
Austin, TX
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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George V. Manning
San Antonio, TX
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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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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