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Sleep Disorder Specialists Stockton CA

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

Paula Ray
(209) 931-8800
4533 Quail Lakes Dr.
Stockton, CA
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Baby Nutritional Care
(209) 478-6561
4662 Precissi Lane
Stockton, CA
 
Artesian Health Foods
(209) 952-8787
6349 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA
 
Alsop Chiropractic Center
(209) 952-7117
1625 West March Lane # 101
Stockton, CA
 
1st Choice Services
(209) 952-7362
1011 Rosemarie Lane
Stockton, CA
 
Bird Debby Certified Therapeudic Massage Practitnr
(209) 463-7706
645 West Harding Way
Stockton, CA
 
All U Knead Body Therapy
(209) 954-1122
7839 North Pershing Avenue
Stockton, CA
 
A Better Body Therapy
(209) 957-5211
7839 North Pershing Avenue
Stockton, CA
 
Bock Gerald N Maryland Faad
(209) 957-0720
1617 Saint Marks Plaza Suite C
Stockton, CA
 
Back and Neck Pain Specialist
(209) 477-7777
1833 West March Lane
Stockton, CA
 
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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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