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Sleep Disorder Specialists Lebanon OR

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

Foot Care Station Inc
(541) 259-3080
34085 Santiam Highway
Lebanon, OR
 
Dailey Health
(541) 451-4808
780 South Main Street
Lebanon, OR
 
ASHE C Glen RMT
(541) 451-3229
134 South 2nd Street
Lebanon, OR
 
Brown Nicholas R District Of Columbia
(541) 967-8060
2216 9th Avenue Southeast
Albany, OR
 
Aromatique
(541) 928-9475
333 1st Avenue West
Albany, OR
 
Clibborn Chiropractic Clinic
(541) 259-2426
75 East Oak Street
Lebanon, OR
 
Family Chiropractic Wellness Center
(541) 451-1290
541 Park Street
Lebanon, OR
 
Bennett Chiropractic Clinic
(541) 451-5577
1786 South Main Street
Lebanon, OR
 
Alternative Health & Herbs Remedies
(541) 791-8400
425 Jackson Street Southeast
Albany, OR
 
Delmar Towler M
(503) 394-3603
36854 Gilkey Road
Scio, OR
 

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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