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Sleep Disorder Specialists Wisconsin Rapids WI

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

James R. Bowman
(715) 341-4949
Plover, WI
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Dawnart Visual Images
(715) 423-4446
4441 Heritage Trail
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Fennander Laura J District Of Columbia
(715) 325-6914
5341 Spruce Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Balance Massage Therapy & Reflexology
(715) 424-8334
5030 Prairie View Drive
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Family Natural Health Foods
(715) 423-3120
910 West Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Dietrich Chiropractic South Carolina
(715) 423-4050
150 11th Avenue South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Fenander Michael A District Of Columbia
(715) 423-1062
2131 6th Street South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Fenander Chiropractic Office S C
(715) 421-2200
2100 7th Street South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Allied Health Chiropractic Centers
(715) 423-6334
821 Chestnut Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
 
Back To the Country Store
(715) 435-3492
7220 3rd Avenue
Rudolph, WI
 
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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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