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DP triggered not caused? cured by fixing something unrelated? - Serious discussion topic

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I wish I was good at writing tittles or even writing. I'd love to a good discussion as this is easily the best question i'll probably write, it's all down hill from here.

I'd like loads of opinions, stories and thoughts as possible.

I'll give two examples as I'm finding it hard putting this into the right words

1. Say you get DP from going out and taking a substance, for example the movie numb, smoked weed. From that day forward your head feels funny, numb and all the usual stuff we all know too well.

The usual assumption would be there is something wrong with my brain as my brain felt weird that night and still does.

In his case though, he fixed his Cortisol and cured his DP.

2. In my case, DP from stronger drugs. Turns out later down the line I have Adrenal Fatigue. By treating Adrenal Fatigue could it cure DP or do you think that it couldn't?

(not talking about specifically about Cortisol, rather the idea of getting cured from something unrelated to the cause)

My formulae conundrum;

A = weak adrenal glands. B = bad drug trip trigger.

A and B could be unrelated. I think it was just B and I now from stress also have A... but a very small percent of me thinks, maybe it could be B with A kicking in and keeping DP going?

My question is can the trigger, the drug trip (or whatever trigger) put you into DP but maybe trigger something else that is keeping you in it, for example hormones that when treated kills of the DP? (and dp we have any examples of this?)

EDIT: just been told an example of this, Bignoknow (Noah) triggered DP with medication to stop his drink addiction, yet cured it with Testosterone replacement therapy.
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Yeah I agree, but all I really wonder is CAN... CAN the solution be different than the cause. I get we all need different ways out
Interesting, Forestx5 thanks for replying. That's kinda what I thought it came from stress but isn't the key to solving DP.

Just kinda throwing this out there to see if someone cured DP by curing something that started or had nothing to do with the trigger.

Yeah you are right about it not being recognised. Just as my mum got told by doctors when she was younger she did not have ME and it was not recognised or diagnosed. It was deemed 'Alternative' until in 2012 they found out definitively.

I have all the symptom but more importantly it does not matter if we call it Adrenal fatigue really. My Endo basically got me thinking this way, it sucks to not have a name that people believe, but at least on paper my Cortisol is really badly wrong, Testosterone wrong and I failed a Synachen test. So if you want to call it Adrenal Fatigue or just hormone problems... whatever.

My main symptoms is being completely WIRED mentally 24/7 yet so fatigued I can't walk to the shop.

My GP said I am the first person who fits it so well that he now believes it.

I guess it's a pretty easy thing to get living with DP, stress and anxiety overtaxed my adrenal... sound logical to me.

Thanks for the replies so far.
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