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Social Anxiety, Panic

Have unusual fear of going to a social event. Always try to prevent myself getting into a social situation. Fear of meeting new people. Fear of group discussions, public speaking(a lot). Please Help.
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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Consult nearest psychiatrist as you require detalied counseling session and you may require medications such as SSRI or tricyclic antidepressants... With that fallow relaxation techniques like yoga, meditation,avoid alcohol, smoking, coffee, tea...have good sleep and develop healthy food habits..good luck.
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Dr. Navya G Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi there.. anxiety has many types like general anxiety disorder, social anxiety, panic attack.. symptoms of social anxiety disorder include fear of new people ,new place, new situation ,stage fear all of which leads to sweating, feeling of uneasy, tremors, sleeplessness.. You have social anxiety disorder. It's treatable.. It's treatment includes reguLar relaxation exercises, lifestyle changes, counseling, anti anxiety medications . Please do consult nearest psychiatrist soon.
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