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Sleep Disorder Specialists Land O Lakes FL

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Norma Ash
(813) 486-5002
4030 Land O' Lakes Blvd.
Land O' Lakes, FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Dr.William Stafford,Ph D.,Cl
(800) 296-4424
1905 Astor Avenue
Tampa, FL
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New Dimensions Hypnosis
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Alternative Medicine

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Pamela Lee
(727) 560-6200
3438 E Lake Rd.+ Suite 14+ #676
Palm Harbor , FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Devorah Dalacos
(727) 781-8446
1219 B. Florida Ave
Palm Harbor, FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Carlos M. Garcia
(727) 799-9060
Oldsmar, FL
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Robert Casanas
(813) 792-5730
8431 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Alison J. Kay
(727) 239-1724
Palm Harbor, FL
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Margaret Shepherd
(813) 254-8882
6503 N. 12th St.
Tampa, FL
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Natalie Ellis
(352) 686-0086
120 Medical Boulevard+ Suite 102
Springhill, FL
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Suzanne Gray
(813) 871-3200
1007 N. MacDill Ave.
Tampa, FL
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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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