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Sleep Disorder Specialists Provo UT

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Mia Magistro
(801) 427-1049
1103 South Orem Blvd.
Orem, UT
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Blade Enterprises
(801) 374-9848
PO Box 51702
Provo, UT
 
Brady Eric J Chiropractor
(801) 375-2420
777 North 500 West
Provo, UT
 
Dallas Roberts Salon & Spa
(801) 226-1037
439 South State Street
Orem, UT
 
Faust Damon Dr Chiropractor
(801) 370-0795
1675 North Freedom Boulevard Suite 7A
Provo, UT
 
Uli Braun
(435) 660-1180
502 S. State St.
Orem, UT
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China Acupuncture Clinic Is Different
(801) 375-5918
383 South University Avenue
Provo, UT
 
Allen's Super Save #1
(801) 375-5005
655 East 300 South
Provo, UT
 
Bowers Marc V District Of Columbia
(801) 377-0898
950 North University Avenue
Provo, UT
 
Accident & Injury Clinic
(801) 426-4646
3651 North 100 East
Provo, UT
 
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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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