Hi all, so while I've had anxiety for most of my life it's always been situational--meaning that certain situations such as having to socialize with particular unpleasant relatives or whatnot would make me anxious but once I was able to return to a comforting situation, I would be able to relax. However, last year was terrible. Seriously. It started with an arm injury which was scary as I am a musician and was worried that I wouldn't be able to play piano or guitar anymore (I've since recovered), followed by my cat getting sick and having to be put down, followed by extremely noisy and intrusive apartment renovations of the unit beneath me, my grandma dying, a stressful class, not knowing what I want to do with my life, my ex getting remarried, etc (I told you it was bad)! Out of the blue, about six months ago I started developing digestion issues and involuntary shaking. As anxiety had never manifested itself this way in me before, I assumed there was something physically wrong with me and began seeing myriads of doctors. To make matters worse, I went on two antibiotics which I believe made my anxiety worse by harming my gut (most of our neurotransmitters which influence our mood are located in our guts). My question: is it possible with proper counseling and medication to go back to the level of anxiety I've always had before this terrible year?