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Sleep Disorder Specialists Peoria AZ

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Tonya McAndrews
(623) 561-0070
18555 N. 79th Ave.+ Ste C-100 (1/2 mi from Arrowhead Mall)
Glendale, AZ
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Maury Solomon
(623) 640-4545
13372 W. Branff Lane
Surprise, AZ
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Gladys McGarey
(480) 990-1528
10900 North Scottsdale Road+ Suite 104
Scottsdale, AZ
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Amy Sanders
(602) 508-1600
10405 N. 72nd Pl #3
Scottsdale, AZ
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Rev. Yvonne Allred
(602) 434-8157
20281 N 82nd Ln
Peoria, AZ
Company
Lives Intertwined
Industry
Healthy Lifestyle Coach, Reiki Master
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Anxiety, Pain, Stress

Therapies : Breathwork, Chakra Balancing, Counseling, Distance Healing, Meditation, Reiki, , Relaxation
Professional Affiliations
World Reiki Association

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Teresa McConnell
(602) 298-6638
3847 W. Aire Libre
Phoenix, AZ
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Haroldo Weisheim
(480) 443-8640
7124 E. Becker Ln.+ Ste. B
Scottsdale, AZ
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jef Gazley
(480) 998-0560
Scottsdale, AZ
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Perly Weisheim
(480) 443-8640
7124 E. Becker Ln.+ Ste. B
Scottsdale, AZ
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture
(602) 274-1885
301 E. Bethany Home Rd.,Suite A-100
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Qi Gong, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na
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Community Clinic

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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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