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Sleep Disorder Specialists Thomasville GA

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John Mansberger
(229) 228-7008
2705 East Pinetree Boulevard
Thomasville, GA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Holly Wilson Massage Therapy
(229) 403-8383
327 E. Jackson Street
Thomasville, GA
Specialty
Massage & Personal Training
Gender
Female
Education
Certified Neuromuscular Therapist/Massage Therapist/ASFA Personal Trainer
Professional Memberships
NCTMB, ASFA

Gail Bean
(678) 213-1103
4430 Wade Green Rd.+ #190
Kennesaw, GA
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Linda Keddington
(678) 416-9314
225 Commerce Drive
Peachtree City, GA
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Robert Goldman
(770) 475-0077
3400-A Old Milton Parkway+ Suite 360
Alpharetta, GA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Archbold Integrative Medicine Center
(229) 228-7008
2705 East Pinetree Boulevard
Thomasville, GA
Services
Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Acupuncture, Women's Health, Pain Management
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Yvonne Little
(770) 719-3332
213 Banks Station
Fayetteville, GA
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Milton Fried
(770) 451-4857
4426 Tilly Mill Road
Atlanta, GA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Susan Kolb
(770) 457-4677
4370 Georgetown Square
Atlanta, GA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Teresa Ducoffe
(770) 558-6900
6710 Jamestown Dr.
Alpharetta, GA
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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