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Sleep Disorder Specialists Lawrence KS

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

C. Shaffia Laue
(785) 841-1243
1025 Kentucky Street
Lawrence, KS
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Moon Jewel Ayurveda
(785) 550-8931
2 e 7th st
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Ayurveda consultations and treatments
Education
Wise Earth School of Ayurveda, California College of Ayurveda

Be Well Massage
(719) 445-6662
545 Columbia Drive
Lawrence , KS
Specialty
Theraputic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage
Professional Memberships
Certified Massage Therapist, Memeber ABMP

Ron Hunninghake
(316) 682-3100
3100 North Hillside
Wichita, KS
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Caroline Cawrey
(913) 422-8500
7410 Switzer
Shawnee, KS
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jeff Nichols , MD
(785) 084-6500
1023 Kentucky
Lawrence, KS
Specialties
Complementary Medicine

Be Well Massage
(719) 445-6662
545 Columbia Drive
Lawrence , KS
Specialty
Theraputic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage
Professional Memberships
Certified Massage Therapist, Memeber ABMP

Alice Herrin
(620) 543-6769
9800 N. Halstead
Hutchinson, KS
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Tamara Creighton
(913) 232-6419
Shawnee, KS
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Laurie Black
(913) 661-7147
13622 W. 95th St.
Lenexa, KS
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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