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Sleep Disorder Specialists Willmar MN

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Joseph Ryan
(320) 231-6359
101 Willmar Avenue+ Southwest
Willmar, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Hypnosis Center of Minnesota, LLC
(612) 618-7599
115 E. Litchfield Ave
Willmar, MN
Specialty
Hypnosis & Meditation
Education
Certified Hypnotherapist & NLP Practitioner
Professional Memberships
International Medical & Dental Hypnotherapy Association

Jennifer Siem
(651) 702-0201
2150 Wilson Avenue #132
Saint Paul, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Justin Graham Laube
(612) 281-2499
4006 Cedarwood Road
St. Louise, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Cynthia Kayser
(763) 360-7795
21801 Indurstial Blvd.
Rogers, MN
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Linden Chiropractic Clinic PA
(320) 961-4703
1604 South First St
Willmar, MN
 
Patricia Anderson
(507) 388-7488
310 Drew Avenue+ Southeast
Madelia, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Mary Montour
(651) 698-3309
2142 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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John Peterson
(651) 334-4060
2071 78th Street East
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Renee Bergman
(763) 231-7303
2665 4th Ave. N+ Ste. 101
Anoka, MN
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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