You mean malfunction of the Hypthalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis? Yes, this is strongly implicated as being "off" in those with autoimmune disorders (and I also think Lyme messes this up as well) and rebalancing of all 3 glands are usually required to correct the problem. Of course, diet modification (avoid food allergies, etc.) and exercise are usually needed as well.
Chronic Lyme Disease, Chronic Bartonella (clinical dx only), Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, chronic Lymphopenia, etc.; G-Tube; Currently weaning off TPN.
Meds: Pulmicort, IV Doxycycline, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Singulair, Domperidone, Colloidal Silver (topically & nasally), probiotics, Liver support herbs, Ailanthus, digestive enzymes, homeopathy.