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Sleep Disorder Specialists Klamath Falls OR

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

Linda McCullough
(541) 273-0220
1724 Lakeview Avenue
Klamath Falls, OR
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Flos-Aquae- LLC
(541) 885-7730
P. O. Box 1722
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Agerdavid D C-Unanimous Chiropractic
(541) 273-7120
928 Klamath Avenue
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Argall Chiropractic Care Center
(541) 883-1240
4245 Shasta Way
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Eddy Steve FNP
(541) 885-8276
4509 South 6th Street
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Ancient Way Acupuncture & Herbs Inc
(541) 884-6377
905 Main Street Suite 409
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Essentials Salon & Day Spa
(541) 850-2525
121 North 7th Street
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Cell Tech
(541) 882-5406
565 Century Court
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Balin's Tower Drug & Gifts
(541) 884-1347
1791 Washburn Way
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Desert Lake Technologies
(541) 885-6947
12750 Keno Worden Road
Klamath Falls, OR
 
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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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