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Sleep Disorder Specialists New Haven CT

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

Erin Zahradnik
(913) 314-8834
145 Brown Street
West Haven, CT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Patricia Hartman
203-453-5520/203-500-0005
35 Boston St.
Guilford, CT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Charles Fischbein
(203) 755-2999
160 Robbins Street
Waterbury, CT
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Mark Breiner
(203) 371-0300
5520 Park Ave
Trumbull, CT
Company
Breiner Whole Body Dentistry
Industry
Holistic Dentist, Homeopath, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Nurse Practitioner, Osteopath (DO), Registered Nurse

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Dancing Dragon
(203) 483-1966
15 Yale Court
Branford, CT
 
Bernard Siegel
(203) 387-6633
61 Oxbow Lane
Woodbridge, CT
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Ellen Fischbein
(203) 272-1208
355 Highland Avenue+ Suite 101
Cheshire, CT
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Pat Piorkowski
(203) 287-1760
Branford, CT
Services
Diamond/gemstones/Reiki master and teacher
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Peacefulmind.com

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University of Bridgeport
(203) 576-4552
126 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Chiropractors, Colon Therapy, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Kinesiology, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Reflexology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Water Therapy
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Naturopathic Medical Center

Dancing Dragon
(203) 483-1966
15 Yale Court
Branford, CT
 
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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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