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Sleep Disorder Specialists Princeton WV

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

C V S/ Pharmacy
(304) 425-5439
Route 20 & Us 460
Princeton, WV
 
Bee Tree Spas
(304) 753-4330
305 Market Street
Peterstown, WV
 
Beauty Concepts
(304) 327-9592
Old Princeton Road
Bluefield, WV
 
Chapman Pippa Dr Chroprctr
(540) 921-2311
513 Wenonah Avenue
Pearisburg, VA
 
Forest Hill Family Practice
(304) 466-1152
WV Rte 12
Forest Hill, WV

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Dauwel George C Dr Mercer Clinic
(304) 425-7695
1616 North Walker Street
Princeton, WV
 
C V S/ Pharmacy
(304) 324-0020
1846 Coal Heritage Rd
Bluefield, WV
 
Bageant Alice PT
(276) 326-3611
100 Westwood Cmn
Bluefield, VA
 
Bluefield Women's Ctr Pc
(304) 327-0531
504 Cherry St Ste A
Bluefield, WV

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Katherine Hoover
(304) 641-1402
Route 2 Box 203
Lost Creek, WV
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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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