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Sleep Disorder Specialists Rockford IL

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Maria Laporta
(815) 877-4848
2202 Harlem Road
Loves Park, IL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Janet Yearton, DN, CNC
(815) 943-5963
Healthy Choices and Natural Therapies
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Blood Chemistry Analysis, Chelation Therapy, Color Therapy, Energy Healing, Flower Essences, Herbology, Homeopathy, Kinesiology, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Reams Testing, Reflexology, Reiki, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
Herb Garden Wellness Center

Underwood, John L, MD - Riverside Medical Clinic
(815) 633-4300
1000 E Riverside Blvd
Loves Park, IL

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Cheri Walter-Buttrum
(847) 468-8968
122 S. Edison Ave.
Elgin, IL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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James Ciulla
(217) 465-8053
509 South Main Street
Paris, IL
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Jan Crawford, R.N.
(815) 378-9975
129 S. Phelps Ave,Building 9, Suite 904
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Thermography
Associated Hospitals
Infrared Thermal Imaging

Cevene Care Clinic
(815) 639-9900
6451 East Riverside Blvd
Rockford, IL
 
Adriana Pop
(847) 657-1600
222 Waukegan Rd.
Glenview, IL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Cynthia Bartell
(815) 254-7599
24026 W. Lockport St.+ Ste. #100
Plainfield, IL
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jennifer Stanley
(630) 945-3867
603 Geneva Rd.
St. Charles, IL
Membership Organizations
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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