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Sleep Disorder Specialists Jonesboro AR

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

Sharon Million
(870) 897-6070
2007 E. Nettleton
Jonesboro, AR
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Dr Kevin Harrah
(870) 933-9085
1007 Windover Road
Jonesboro, AR
 
Delia's Beauty Boutique
(870) 933-6987
3009 East Nettleton Avenue Suite B
Jonesboro, AR
 
Book Nook
(870) 933-2010
1006 South Gee Street
Jonesboro, AR
 
Barnett Chiropractic Clinic
(870) 931-0655
1513 Marketplace Drive
Jonesboro, AR
 
BLIS Grand Salon & Day Spa
(870) 931-5555
2811 Longview Drive
Jonesboro, AR
 
Diabetic Resources of Arkansas
(870) 935-6700
720 South Main Street
Jonesboro, AR
 
Jonesboro Chiropractic
(870) 277-4706
3799 East Nettleton
Jonesboro, AR
 
Betts Chiropractic Clinic
(870) 931-3722
1811 Executive Square
Jonesboro, AR
 
Chiropractic Health Center
(870) 972-0444
1411 Marketplace Drive Suite B
Jonesboro, 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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