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Sleep Disorder Specialists Kingston NY

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Patricia Schroeter
(845) 399-2556
16 Wynkoop Ln.
Rhinebeck , NY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Constance Schneider
(845) 256-1516
1585 Old Ford Road
New Paltz, NY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Michele Yasson
(845) 338-3300
286 Binnewater Rd
Kingston, NY
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HolVet, Holistic Vet Svcs
Industry
Holistic Veterinarian, Homeopath

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Vickie O'Dougherty
(845) 657-2510
37 Sugarbush Ln
Olivebridge, NY
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Vickie O'Dougherty
Industry
Homeopath

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David Kramer
(845) 255-6164
321 McKinstry Rd
Gardiner, NY
Company
Homeopathic Consultants
Industry
Homeopath

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Ronald Whitmont
(845) 876-6323
6250 Route 9
Rhinebeck, NY
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Fay Loomis
(846) 626-5350
99 Van Tine Road
Kerhonkson, NY
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Ronald Whitmont
(845) 876-6323
6250 Route 9
Rhinebeck, NY
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General Medicine-Homeopathy PC
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Medical Doctor (MD), Homeopath, Osteopath (DO)

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Ilona Kramer
(845) 255-6141
321 McKinstry Rd
Gardiner, NY
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Homeopathic Consultants
Industry
Homeopath

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Weisel, Susan M, Md - Mid-Hudson Medical Group
(845) 452-0571
64 Pine St
Poughkeepsie, NY

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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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