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Sleep Disorder Specialists Vernal UT

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

Bonnie Pratt
Vernal, UT
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"Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist utilizes subtle energy of crystals and stones to align the body's energy fields.
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Peacefulmind.com

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Dr Lynn Nelson
(435) 789-4483
285 East 100 South
Vernal, UT
 
Chalet Hallmark
(435) 789-3303
67 West Main Street
Vernal, UT
 
Rebecca M. Good
(801) 942-5900
Salt Lake City, UT
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Judy Morgan
(801) 918-0784
1659 North 900 West
West Bountiful (Salt Lake City Area), UT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Accents Beauty & Gifts
(435) 789-5794
25 East Main Street
Vernal, UT
 
Arrowhead Bodywork & Associates
(435) 789-4904
1776 West 1000 South
Vernal, UT
 
Karen Schiff
(801) 541-3064
150 South. 600 East+ Unit 1A
Salt Lake City, UT
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Myron Wentz
(801) 954-7100
3838 West Parkway Boulevard
Salt Lake City, UT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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James Overall+ Jr.
(801) 270-3032
852 East Arrowhead Lane
Murray, UT
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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