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Sleep Disorder Specialists Sheridan WY

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

Bisbee R S Chiropractor
(307) 674-4212
1135 Big Horn Avenue
Sheridan, WY
 
Buchanan Chiropractic
(307) 673-1222
50 East Brundage Street
Sheridan, WY
 
Antique Rose Emporium
(307) 674-5800
323 West Loucks Street
Sheridan, WY
 
Linda Thomas
(307) 754-4396
894 Lane 11 1/2
Powell, WY
Specialty
Crystal Therapy, Energy Healing, Metaphysics
Associated Hospitals
Eternal Ice

Abundance Coins & Precious Metals
(307) 632-8237
1809 Warren Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
 
Ferrari Chiropractic
(307) 672-1789
2161 Coffeen Avenue Suite 402
Sheridan, WY
 
Body & Sole
(307) 673-5779
1261 South Sheridan Avenue
Sheridan, WY
 
Carol A. Fischer
(307) 778-3121
Cheyenne, WY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Eve's Garden
(307) 789-5994
624 West Cheyenne Drive Suite 9
Evanston, WY
 
Body Wisdom by Kay Nuzum
(307) 237-4266
455 Thelma Drive
Casper, WY
 
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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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