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What’s The Difference Between Pink, Brown, & White Noise?

May 11, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 4:27 am

Dr. Rodgers offers commentary on the unique benefits of pink, brown and white noise and the best situations in which to use each.

Do you need more sleep during the winter?

October 31, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 5:50 pm

Many find that during the winter, they sleep more. This is due to our bodies’ circadian rhythms, or internal clock, which is regulated by light. Dr. Rodgers explains how the changing seasons impact our rest.

This is what happens to your body when you sleep more than usual

June 12, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 5:39 pm

Is sleeping more always a good thing? Dr. Rodgers shares what health concerns excess sleeping may point to.

5 Reasons You Need More Sleep Right Now

May 14, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 9:57 pm

In times of high stress, sleep is more important than ever, Dr. Rodgers explains in his commentary for a My Fitness Pal blog. “A lack of sleep can lead to a variety of mood disorders, anxiety and depression among the most prevalent. When you don’t get enough sleep you become more irritable. Things you used to enjoy don’t hold that same luster.”

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

April 1, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 10:17 pm

This continuing education piece by Dr. Rodgers explores different sleep apnea treatment options and their efficacy related to apnea severity.

Waking up to Sunlight Does This to Your Brain

December 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 7:32 pm

“Sunlight in the morning affects your circadian rhythm, setting your body clock for the day and signaling you that it’s time to wake up,” Dr. Jeff Rodgers, DMD, D-ABDSM, D-ASBA, a sleep expert and dental sleep medicine practitioner, tells Bustle. This is likely to happen even if you’re feeling tired, and even if you’d really like to continue sleeping in. For most of us, falling back asleep in the daylight just won’t feel right.

Why Do People Talk in Their Sleep, Anyway – And What Can They Do About It?

December 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 9:52 pm

For many (lucky) people, sleeping entails closing their eyes, drifting off, and waking up rested, ready to take on the day. For others, though, the nighttime routine involves walking around in their sleep, or even chatting up a storm while soundly snoozing. Dr. Rodgers offers his insight into the topic.

Sleep Apnea: The Lesser-Known Symptoms

November 6, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 4:49 pm

This article will explore the unique, lesser-known symptoms of sleep apnea in women and children in the hope that with increased awareness, more people in these demographic groups will be diagnosed and treated.

What Happens to Your Brain When You Check Your Phone in the Middle of the Night

October 23, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 9:47 pm

By reaching for your phone, “you’re telling your brain it’s time to wake up,” Dr. Jeff Rodgers, DMD, D-ABDSM, D-ASBA, a sleep expert and dental sleep medicine practitioner, tells Bustle. “The blue light from your phone mimics daylight and suppresses the production of melatonin, the hormone which regulates your sleep-wake cycle.”

Global Sleep Apnea Devices Market on Track to Reach Nearly $10 Billion by 2024

June 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 10:45 pm

Dr. Rodgers was featured in an article for Mattress Clarity, speaking to the growing demand for sleep apnea devices as well as the importance of managing sleep apnea.

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