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Sleep Disorder Specialists Muskegon MI

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Chusid Ronald Do
(231) 773-3258
1762 Oak Ave
Muskegon, MI

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Port City Pediatrics Plc
(231) 737-0411
3535 Park St Ste 101
Muskegon, MI

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Thomas Herbst
(734) 327-9322
202 East Washington Street+ Suite 708
Ann Arbor, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Hicham Elhorr
(313) 624-3011
5728 Schaefer Road
Dearborn, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Teresa Birkmeier-Fredal
(248) 270-3309
2770 Coolidge Highway
Berkley, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Wade, Nancy J, Md - Shoreline Pediatrics Plc
(231) 777-2732
684 Harvey St
Muskegon, MI

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Williams, Shelly, Do - Shelly L Williams Pllc
(231) 719-0798
318 Center St
Muskegon, MI

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Karen Jenkins
(248) 618-9590
4395 Dixie Hwy
Waterford, MI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Heather Curell
(810) 648-9355
299 East Sanilac Rd.
Sandusky, MI
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Lila Massoumi
(248) 471-7171
20010 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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