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[Change in the structure of night sleep in agrypnic syndrome patients under the influence of reflexotherapy]
A total of 15 patients with sleep disorders were treated by reflexotherapy. These disorders were of the agrypnic type (insomnia), had a polymorphic character and were due to the psychogenic factors (neurosis). Acupunctures were performed with the use of 3 levels of action of acupuncture points (according to the Tabeev method). Under the impact of treatment and in the presence of neurotic symptomatology regress there was a distinct subjective and objective improvement of the night sleep, which was confirmed by polygraphic recording.