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Sleep Disorder Specialists Lawton OK

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

Francis Armendariz
(580) 357-7332
605 West Gore Boulevard+ Suite 5
Lawton, OK
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Cosmetic Specialty Laboratory Inc
(580) 357-0290
210 Southwest Texas Avenue
Lawton, OK
 
Boulevard Studio
(580) 357-2220
1609 West Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK
 
Aaragon Chiropractic Clinic
(580) 353-6776
1201 West Gore Boulevard Suite A
Lawton, OK
 
Aguilar Matt Chiroprctr
(580) 248-4212
1402 Northwest Ferris Avenue
Lawton, OK
 
A Better Design
(580) 248-4438
1006 West Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK
 
Aquarius
(580) 357-4068
816 Southeast 2nd Street
Lawton, OK
 
Another Dimension Salon
(580) 357-0971
1004 Southwest D Avenue
Lawton, OK
 
Absolutely Therapeutic Body Therapy
(580) 591-0735
1201 Northwest Arlington Avenue
Lawton, OK
 
Adagio the Salon Therapeutic Massage
(580) 250-0422
4645 West Gore Boulevard Suite 2
Lawton, OK
 
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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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