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Sleep Disorder Specialists Muskogee OK

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

Boos Harold D District Of Columbia
(918) 687-8169
1521 West Okmulgee Street
Muskogee, OK
Boos Chiropractic Physicians
(918) 683-5555
2626 West Okmulgee Street
Muskogee, OK
Elliott Chiropractic Center
(918) 682-9815
220 Eastside Boulevard
Muskogee, OK
Evans Chiropractic Clinic
(918) 683-5526
2301 East Okmulgee Street
Muskogee, OK
Aqua Massage
(918) 682-7100
2421 South York Street
Muskogee, OK
Alternative Healing Arts Center
(918) 683-2258
2012 West Okmulgee Street
Muskogee, OK
Boss Harold District Of Columbia
(918) 687-4443
2626 West Okmulgee Street
Muskogee, OK
Finnerty- John R District Of Columbia
(918) 682-5354
2301 East Okmulgee Street
Muskogee, OK
Chandler Chiropractic
(918) 686-6932
3711 Chandler Road
Muskogee, OK
Elite Images Salon
(918) 683-7399
208 Eastside Boulevard
Muskogee, OK

The Different Stages of 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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