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Wellness Matters



Are you getting the rest you need? In this series of Wellness Matters columns, we take a look at some of the many factors that can affect your sleeping patterns, many of which you may not suspect.


We’re a sleep-deprived nation because we don’t make sleep a priority


Want to get a better night’s sleep? Then it’s time to change your behavior!


Sleep, or lack of it, can be affected by many factors, including physical


What you see, hear, taste, smell and touch can help or hinder your sleep


Nightmares, guilt, anger and even spiritual turmoil can impact sleep

Wellness Matters is written by the staff at Access Wellness Group in Lexington, including Marty Seitz who wrote these columns on sleep.