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Sleep Disorder Specialists Oshkosh WI

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Jeffrey Nesta
(920) 748-0430
933 Newbury Street+ Box 390
Ripon, WI
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Fox Valley Plastic Surgery South Carolina
(920) 236-1790
2700 West 9th Avenue Suite 205
Oshkosh, WI
Elements Therapeutic Massage
(920) 232-3533
627 Bayshore Drive
Oshkosh, WI
Beck's Back & Body
(920) 420-7472
35 Wisconsin Street
Oshkosh, WI
Drake Rachel PT
(920) 233-8739
430 North Koeller Street
Oshkosh, WI
First Care Chiropractic South Carolina
(920) 235-5522
1177 South Washburn Street
Oshkosh, WI
Body Therapies
(920) 230-4700
105 Washington Avenue Suite 242
Oshkosh, WI
Belville Fletcher Chiropractic
(920) 426-0699
1860 Jackson Street
Oshkosh, WI
A Cut Above Salon & Day Spa
(920) 233-1111
1810 Evans Street
Oshkosh, WI
Anderson Brian L District Of Columbia Chrprctr
(920) 235-7373
420 South Koeller Street Frnt
Oshkosh, WI
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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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