NREM sleep

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a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur

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The contemporary theory for the mechanism of NREM sleep thus suggests a reciprocal interaction between two antagonistic neurons in the VLPO of the anterior hypothalamus and wake-promoting neurons in the tuberomammillary nuclei of the posterior hypothalamus, as well as locus coeruleus, dorsal raphe, basal forebrain and mesopontine tagmentum (6,20).
Changes in respiration in NREM sleep in hypercapnic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
EGG readings show slow, rolling movements at the transition to NREM sleep.
The metabolic system that responds to changes in carbon dioxide and oxygen seems to exert its major influence over NREM sleep.
Duration of NREM sleep as well as duration of total sleep was increased significantly after treatment with VW at the doses of 200 and 300 mg/kg.
OSA compromises REM and NREM sleep due to the constant interruptions during the night.
A higher baseline BP and a more pronounced hemodynamic response to an obstructive apneic event were observed during REM sleep compared with NREM sleep.
LTF of genioglossus was present in healthy non-flow limited humans (n=12) during NREM sleep and that this was inversely correlated with age.
Since external stimuli such as noise or light are blocked at different levels of the Central Nervous System in REM sleep versus NREM sleep, it is best to avoid entering the patient's room when the patient is in REM and you have noisy sneakers.
NREM sleep, and waking non-activity, correspond to greater activity in the right hemisphere, lower blood pressure, and the freeze stress response.
Prematurity Preterm infants sleep deeply during NREM sleep and may "forget" to breathe due to immaturity of the cardiorespiratory control centers.
During NREM sleep, the eyes typically do not move in a rapid fashion; this sleep state is further divided into four stages determined by polysomnography, which is described in the following paragraph.
Another approach to differentiating REM from NREM sleep is a computer analysis of EOG rapid eye movements, although the occurrence of frequent rapid eye movements can be mistaken for wakefulness.
17,22] NREM sleep occurs first and is divided into four stages which reflect the depth of sleep.