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Sleep Disorder Specialists Prescott Valley AZ

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

Oliver Cooperman
(602) 335-2051
PO Box 26485
Prescott Valley, AZ
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Donna Bardwell
(928) 925-8504
634 Schemmer Dr.+ Ste. 301
Prescott, AZ
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Adjust To Health
(928) 772-4044
6546 East 2nd Street
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Albertsons-Osco - Osco Pharmacies Located Indiana Albertsons- Prescott Virginia
(928) 775-2244
7450 East State Route 69
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Alternative Health Works
(520) 420-4875
6550 East 2nd Street Suite B
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Sana Keller
(928) 777-0384
Prescott, AZ
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Mingus Mountain Academy
(602) 335-2051
PO Box 26485
Prescott Valley, AZ
Services
Psychiatry, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Herbal Medicine, Energy Medicine, Addiction, Acupuncture
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Beeson Chiropractic Center
(928) 772-8638
8750 East Valley Road
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Dugan Shawn Chiropractic Clinic
(928) 775-9200
8000 East State Route 69
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Futral Chiropractic & Wellness Center
(928) 775-3125
8098 East Highway 69
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
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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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