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Sleep Disorder Specialists Murphy NC

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

Cynthia Libert
(706) 745-2229
63 Pleasant Hill Road
Blairsville, GA
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Dyer- William R District Of Columbia Chiroprctr
(828) 837-5466
Harshaw Road
Murphy, NC
 
David M. McMahon
(336) 770-6343
Winston-Salem, NC
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Jennifer Arnold
(919) 943-6803
7614 Cape Charles Drive
Raleigh, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Jennifer Woods
(828) 280-6331
93 Adawehi Lane
Columbus , NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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High Mountain Healthcare & Life Wellness
(706) 745-2229
63 Pleasant Hill Road
Blairsville, GA
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Yoga, Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Fitness/Exercise, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Patricia Johnson
(828) 479-6434
409 Tallulah Road
Robbinsville, NC
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Lenna Shepard
(910) 325-0048
620 Sabiston Dr. Unit C
Swansboro, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Darlene Holloway
(919) 380-0023
919 Kildair Farm Rd
Cary , NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Neal Carver
(828) 738-3369
5342 Nix Creek Rd.
Marion, NC
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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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