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Sleep Disorder Specialists Middletown NY

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

Cassilda James
(845) 343-8333
Middletown, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Life Science Pharmacy
(845) 781-7613
144 Route 17M
Harriman, NY
Services
Yeast Syndrome, Pharmacology, Other, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Ilona Kramer
(845) 255-6141
321 McKinstry Rd
Gardiner, NY
Company
Homeopathic Consultants
Industry
Homeopath

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Sadaghiani, Hassan, Md - Community Medical Care
(845) 856-5277
15 E Main St
Port Jervis, NY

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Borgueta, Custodio R, Md - Womens Medical Care
(845) 561-0990
9 Hudson Valley Professional Plz
Newburgh, NY

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Minoo Pedoem-Shapiro
(845) 562-2191
448 Temple Hill Rd.
New Windser, NY
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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David Kramer
(845) 255-6164
321 McKinstry Rd
Gardiner, NY
Company
Homeopathic Consultants
Industry
Homeopath

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Middletown Community Health
(845) 457-5776
20 Walnut St
Montgomery, NY

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Lake Region Homeopathic
(845) 774-8677
9 Palmer Avenue
Monroe, NY
Specialty
Classical Homeopath
Gender
female
Education
25 years

Munzer, Andrei B, Md - Womens Medical Care
(845) 561-0990
9 Hudson Vly Pro Plz
Newburgh, NY

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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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