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Sleep Disorder Specialists Mcdonough GA

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Amy Elias
(770) 922-8770
1046 Iris Dr. Suite E
Conyers, GA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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The Quantum Healing House
404.42.4162
412 Kara Lane
McDonough, GA
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Natiral Medicine / Alternative Medicine
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Female
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Board Certified
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NA
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Greco, Ray Dr DO
(770) 787-2674
4143 Hospital Dr NE
Covington, GA

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Charles Adams
(706) 861-7377
4085 Cloud Springs Road
Ringgold, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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April Hill
(229) 888-8272
2510 Archwood Dr.+ Suite 12
Albany, GA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Theodore Schock
(770) 385-9984
PO Box 1449
Covington, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Pope, Sharon E, Md - East Metro Ob-Gyn Specialists
(770) 786-8955
4106 Mill St NE
Covington, GA

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Candace Layer
(770) 558-6900
6710 Jamestown Dr.
Alpharetta, GA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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David Schuster
(404) 712-4859
1364 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Art Powell
(770) 654-7312
Gainesville, GA
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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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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