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Sleep Disorder Specialists Pine Bluff AR

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Accident & Injury Chiropractic
(870) 534-8991
2622 West 28th Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Family Chiropractic Clinic
(870) 535-3005
2007 West 28th Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Barbaree Chiropractic Clinic
(870) 536-9060
1210 West 5th Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Sharon Million
(870) 897-6070
2007 E. Nettleton
Jonesboro, AR
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Emile Spalitta
(479) 452-0606
8215 1/2 Rogers Ave.
Fort Smith , AR
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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G & J Health Studio
(870) 534-4734
2710 South Fir Street
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Drug Room
(870) 536-3980
1700 West 42nd Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Courtney Chiropractic Clinic
(870) 534-1231
1421 South Cherry Street
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Linda Ratzlaff
(479) 925-9600
15532 Linville Rd.
Rogers, AR
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Kimberly Lowrey
(479) 571-2656
93 W. Colt Square+ #3
Fayetteville, AR
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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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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