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Sleep Disorder Specialists Owensboro KY

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Ruth Wieland
(270) 683-3073
2200 East Parrish Avenue+ Suite 101C
Owensboro, KY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Myres, Jenelle, Do - Deaconess Medical Group
(812) 853-5300
4133 Gateway Blvd Ste 290
Newburgh, IN

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David Graham
501 Eric Avenue+ #A2
Bowling Green, KY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Kim Clawson
(859) 846-4445
129 South Winter Street
Midway, KY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Rebecca Smith
(606) 864-0064
Shiloh Landing+ 55 Waco Dr.
London, KY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Horizons Health Alternatives
(270) 926-7070
111 E. 18th St.
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Neuromuscular therapy, sports massage
Gender
Male
Education
Lexington Healing Arts
Professional Memberships
KY State License, NCBTMB, ABMP

Lackey, O Monty, Md - Womens Health Care Pc
(812) 858-4610
4199 Gateway Blvd Ste 2400
Newburgh, IN

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Patty Biles
(606) 478-4745
433 Pine Ridge
Harold , KY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Alison Szewczyk
(859) 248-5739
111 Phillips St
Berea , KY
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Ruth Wieland
(270) 683-3073
2200 East Parrish Avenue+ Suite 101C
Owensboro, KY
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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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