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Sleep Disorder Specialists Oklahoma City OK

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

Terry Reed
(405) 787-6111
4605 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Warr Acres, OK
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Accident & Industrial Injury Clinic
(405) 943-0400
820 Northwest 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Brooks Clinic
(405) 943-0303
820 Northwest 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Bhoplay Suneela Maryland
(405) 235-4149
1211 North Shartel Avenue Suite 1006
Oklahoma City, OK
 
All Health Clinics
(405) 681-7997
2228 Southwest 59th
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Jamie Reed
(405) 520-2929
3601 S. Broadway #200
Edmond, OK
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Downtown Chiropractic
(405) 232-1332
120 North Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Eastern Healing Arts - Oriental Medicine
(405) 401-6380
1720 N. Shartel Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Cassady & Company
(405) 232-4247
100 West Main Street Suite 112
Oklahoma City, OK
 
ACU College of America
(405) 524-4000
3021 North Classen Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK
 
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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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