Many consider a cup or two of coffee part of their daily morning routine. But is drinking coffee the best way to wake up? And if not, what else can be helpful to get the day moving? Dr. Rodgers explains.
News from Sleep Better Georgia
September 15, 2020
June 12, 2020
Is sleeping more always a good thing? Dr. Rodgers shares what health concerns excess sleeping may point to.
May 14, 2020
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.”
April 1, 2020
This continuing education piece by Dr. Rodgers explores different sleep apnea treatment options and their efficacy related to apnea severity.
December 20, 2019
“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.
December 16, 2019
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.
November 6, 2019
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.
October 23, 2019
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.”
June 7, 2019
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.
May 16, 2019
The end of the school year can be a stressful time for students. The time and energy spent writing papers, memorizing formulas, and taking final exams can take its toll, especially when sleep becomes an afterthought.