KSman posted in another thread:
Car accidents, surgeries, illnesses, job loss, deaths in the family, divorce etc can all hammer one's adrenals.
Is it the stress on the body/psyche that does it? Can it be corrected?
The reason I ask is because in 2005 I had a torn meniscus scoped and recovered well. Then in
2006 I had surgery to reattach a ruptured bicep tendon, 6 to 8 weeks later I basically "forgot" how to sleep and ended up using Ambien every night to sleep.
Thinking back, I wonder if this was the start of my declining energy/fitness/wellbeing.
I had only had occasional trouble sleeping before that, now it's more rare that I don't have trouble sleeping.
Could this info help an Endo treat me if I find a good one?