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Stages of Sleep and Sleep disorders

There are five stages of sleep; stage1, stage2, stage3, stage4 and REM each of us pass through each evening when we go to sleep.

1# Could you please help with this question by describing each five stages.

2# Then, view the Sleep Disorders video and match one stage of sleep with one of the sleep disorders described in the video, explaining the connection between the stage of sleep and disorder chosen. ( maybe Stage 5 if you find one that is better, then you are free to make that choice if you like)

This is The Sleep Disorder Video web site, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2yfUL8uct0&feature=related

This video discusses the different sleep disorders and their impact on daily living in Western

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Stages of Sleep:

Stage 1 is the transition phase which is the lightest stage of sleep where you feel yourself drifting off. This is the stage where you donâ??t spend much time in sleep, typically five to ten minutes, just enough to allow your muscles to relax and your body to slow down. The second stage is also considered light sleep whereby breathing, the heart rate and the brain activity starts to slow down. One begins to reach a state of relaxation because the body temperature falls a little in preparation for the deeper sleep to come (Five stages of sleep, ...

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