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Sleep Disorder Specialists Topeka KS

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

Zoeller & Zoeller Chiropractic
(785) 272-5844
2900 SW Atwood, East Level
Topeka, KS
 
Rena Figures, CPM, LMT
(785) 766-7571
Topeka KS
Topeka, KS
Specialty
Independent Midwife, Homebirth
Education
AS Midwifery/National College of Midwifery

Laurie Black
(913) 661-7147
13622 W. 95th St.
Lenexa, KS
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Lisa Everett
(800) 627-4360
5453 West 61st Place
Mission, KS
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Tamara Creighton
(913) 232-6419
Shawnee, KS
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Pridgett, Tara D, Md - Pediatric Associates Of Topeka
(785) 235-0335
3500 SW 6th Ave
Topeka, KS

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Alice Herrin
(620) 543-6769
9800 N. Halstead
Hutchinson, KS
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Angel Block
(913) 901-8699
9341 W. 75th Street
Overland Park, KS
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Angel Canady
(913) 901-8699
9341 W. 75th Street
Overland Park, KS
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Caroline Cawrey
(913) 422-8500
7410 Switzer
Shawnee, KS
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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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