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Sleep Disorder Specialists Jacksonville NC

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

Lenna Shepard
(910) 325-0048
620 Sabiston Dr. Unit C
Swansboro, NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Egli, Graciela, Md - Onslow Pediatric Assoc
(910) 577-5199
51 Office Park Dr
Jacksonville, NC

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Jacksonville Oriental Medicine Center
(910) 381-9266
99 Village Dr.
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Certified Hypnotist
Gender
Female
Education
National Guild of Hypnotists

Marina Lando
(919) 469-1505
304 Banyon Tree Lane
Cary, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Susan Ehrlich
(252) 353-4968
2314-B Executive Circle
Greenville, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Coastal Massage And Wellness
(910) 581-2900
411-B Western Blvd.
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Colon Hydrotherapy
Gender
Female
Education
Cayce/Reilly Scholl of Masseotherapy
Professional Memberships
IACT

Hypnosisinjacksonville
(910) 381-9266
99 Village Dr.
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Hypnosis
Education
Natinal Guild of Hypnotism

Coastal Children's Clinic
(910) 743-2022
1004 Jenkins Ave
Maysville, NC

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Jaymie Weidenfeld
(704) 664-7454
379 Blume Rd
Mooresville, NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Pam Crawford
(336) 482-0270
7325 W. Friendly Ave.+ #A-1
Greensboro, 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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