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Sleep Disorder Specialists Queens Village NY

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

Steven Rosman
(516) 608-2806
2 Prohealth Plaza
Lake Success, NY
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Marta Hernandez
(718) 939-6086
138-54 64th Avenue
Flushing, NY
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Estrella Caban
(516) 967-3142
1180 Northern Blvd.
Manhasset, NY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Wendy Cuba-Danca
(516) 594-4999
Oceanside, NY
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Marina Golfo
(718) 759-6357
3249 Griswold Ave.
Bronx, NY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Rev. Florence Washington
(718) 276-5575
121 N. Central Ave.
Valley Stream, NY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Rev. Cheryl Caruso
(516) 885-4555
Manhasset, NY
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Valeriya Gibson
(718) 897-6605
97-13 64 Rd. L.L.
Rego Park, NY
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Connie Attanasio
(917) 407-3582
6206 77th Place
Middle Village, NY
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Marcella Sapp
718-574-8125 or 800-991-5734
535 Halsey St.
Brooklyn, NY
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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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