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Sleep Disorder Specialists Riverhead NY

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

Jesse Stoff
(631) 806-9164
976 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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East End Wellness Center
(631) 806-9164
976 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY
Services
Yeast Syndrome, Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Research, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Other, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Metabolic Medicine, Immunology, Homeopathy, Environmental Medicine, Energy Medicine, Chelation Therapy, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Born To Massage Associates
(631) 477-2006
425 9th Street
Greenport, NY
 
Racaniello, Annette, Do - Annette Racaniello Pc
(631) 286-2355
1 Andiron Ln
Brookhaven, NY

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Jim Kupczyk
(716) 881-0103
Buffalo, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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East End Wellness Center
(631) 806-9164
also offering Allergy Testing & Treatment,976 Roanoke Ave.
Riverhead, NY
Specialty
Bioidentical Hormones, Blood Chemistry Analysis, Chelation Therapy, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Medical Intuitive, Naturopathy, NHRT, Nutrition, Wellness Centers

Lloyd Reiter
(631) 758-8770
1731 N Ocean Av, Suite C
Medford, NY
Company
Lloyd Reiter
Industry
Homeopath

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Born To Massage Associates
(631) 477-2006
425 9th Street
Greenport, NY
 
Joseph Petersen
(516) 801-4971
70 Glen St. Ste. 240
Glen Cove, NY
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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

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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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