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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.”

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