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Sleep Disorder Specialists Yakima WA

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

Mark Deramo
(509) 452-4520
112 Plum Lane+ #2
Yakima, WA
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Jenette St. George
(509) 307-4908
Yakima, WA
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Divine Guidance & Therapeutic Touch. My practice incorporates Reiki ( I am a Reiki Master), Therapeutic Touch and Healing Touch. I also provide angel intuitive readings.
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Peacefulmind.com

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Debbie Andring- LMP
(509) 930-2103
1510 West Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA
 
Country Herb
(509) 249-0381
1 West Yakima Avenue Suite 26
Yakima, WA
 
Active Chiropractic
(509) 248-2321
116 South 11th Avenue
Yakima, WA
 
Carol Guthrie
(509) 469-2483
307 S. 12th Avenue+ Ste. #11
Yakima, WA
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Body 'n Soul Massage Therapy
(509) 469-0846
1111 West Spruce Street Suite 25
Yakima, WA
 
Apple Valley Chiropractic
(509) 453-5726
1510 West Yakima Avenue
Yakima, WA
 
Body Works & Associates
(509) 573-3700
3703 River Road
Yakima, WA
 
12th Avenue Massage Clinic
(509) 452-8706
16 South 12th Avenue
Yakima, WA
 
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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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