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Sleep Disorder Specialists Monroe GA

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Belinda Massey
(770) 466-0070
7724 Hampton Place
Loganville, GA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Melissa Moulder Dowd
235 Valleybrook Drive
Athens, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Barrow Obstetrics & Gynecology
(770) 867-9600
314 N Broad St Ste 230
Winder, GA

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Women's Group Of Gwinnett
(770) 979-4700
1700 Tree Ln
Snellville, GA

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

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F Darlene Swaim
Lawrenceville, GA
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"Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist, Chakragologist, Reflexologist, Reiki master and Aromatherapist Certified "Color Elite" Color Therapist Certified "Crystal Medicine" practitioner
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Peacefulmind.com

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Better Health By Hand, LLC
(770) 713-3494
PO Box 1747
Dacula, GA
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Massage Therapy
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Licensed Certified Massage Therapist

Greco, Ray Dr DO
(770) 787-2674
4143 Hospital Dr NE
Covington, GA

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Tiffany Little
(770) 719-3332
213 Banks Station
Fayetteville, GA
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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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