The Stages of Sleep

Sleep stages are divided into non-REM (NREM) sleep and REM Sleep (R). There are 3 main stages of sleep before reaching REM Sleep. Your brain is still active during all of the stages of sleep. Stage 1 (N1) Stage N1 occurs right after you fall asleep and is usually less [...]

October 26, 2021|Sleep News|Comments Off on The Stages of Sleep

Epworth Sleepiness Scale for Children

The Epworth Sleep Scale (ESS) was a test that was originally developed for adults and is widely used across the world, including here at the TMJ and Sleep Centre of North Texas.  In fact, you can take it here.  In 2015, Dr. Murray Johns, the creator of the original Epworth [...]

October 7, 2021|Sleep News|Comments Off on Epworth Sleepiness Scale for Children
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