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Sleep Disorder Specialists Wilkes Barre PA

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Josephine Lemoncelli
(570) 586-9166
276 E. Grove St.
Clarks Green, PA
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Fellerman David District Of Columbia
(570) 829-1235
Rear 156 S Pennsylvania Av
Wilkes Barre, PA
(570) 970-0909
1116 Highway 315
Wilkes Barre, PA
(570) 824-1113
Wyoming Valley Mall
Wilkes Barre, PA
Candle Outlet
(570) 822-8202
62 Maffett Street
Wilkes Barre, PA
Rev. Barbara Ann Giannetti
(570) 983-9338
Wilkes Barre, PA
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Ermisch William Chiropractor
(570) 829-0470
506 Carey Avenue
Wilkes Barre, PA
C V S/ Pharmacy
(570) 823-5683
53 Public Sq
Wilkes Barre, PA
Bakavi Natural Foods
(570) 824-9222
South Main Plaza
Wilkes Barre, PA
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(570) 208-2800
South Main Plaza
Wilkes Barre, PA
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The Different Stages of 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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