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Sleep Disorder Specialists Spartanburg SC

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

Sally Tanner
(864) 489-9080
212 N. Logan
Gaffney, SC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Shelly Shafer, LMBT, LE, CT
Spartanburg, SC
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Certified "Color Elite" Color Therapist
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A-Deva Day Spa
(864) 582-8582
121 West Main Street
Spartanburg, SC
 
Foster G Mark
(864) 587-9226
220 Westgate Mall Drive
Spartanburg, SC
 
Cotheran Chiropractic Clinic
(864) 574-1642
104 Azalea Court
Spartanburg, SC
 
Linda Brewer
(864) 576-9164
1218 John B. White Sr. Blvd.,Suite D
Spartanburg, SC
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Aromatherapy, Distance Healing, Energy Healing, Healing Touch, Life Coaching, Medical Intuitive, Meditation, Metaphysics, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Raindrop Therapy, Reconnective Healing, Remote Healing, Spiritual Counseling, The Healing Codes

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(864) 278-3223
763 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC
 
A Little Off the Top Hair Studio
(864) 576-9922
4261 North Blackstock Road
Spartanburg, SC
 
BMS Rehabilitation
(864) 583-3967
201 South Dean Street
Spartanburg, SC
 
Flow at the Glass Slipper
(864) 583-5544
123 Dunbar Street
Spartanburg, SC
 
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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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