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what medication helps with social anxiety disorder?

A: Take this advice from me please? medication is not going to cure the problem just cope it! I had social anxiety got on medication, then I decided one day to quit taking it because I was sick on relying on meds for me too be happy. Now when I say you can overcome social anxiety you can because I sure did, and I'm a very negative person. You need to think this "whats the worst thing that's gonna happen, and remember not everyone is staring at you like you think. I hope I helped!...
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Help with social anxiety?

A: I don''t know where these people get their stats on AA. They are not a cult and ummm... Anyhow, to your question... If your having major anxiety than I suggest seeing a psych. If not not then you need to see a therapist to find out "why" your having these reactions. I take meds for anxiety and although they help me, I wouldn''t wish them on anyone who can get around it any other way. For me, unfortunately I need them for now. They are a class of medication called benzodiazapiens. Valium, xanax, klonopin...etc... the problem is they are highly addictive and hard to come of without having seizures and such. Try your best to find the source of your problem and work to fix it.

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Is there a medication that helps with social anxiety?

A: Hi, and yes there are many. Your Doctor can find you one, they all need a perscription and work well Hello, the first line of treatment for social anxiety Disorder are the SSRI''s or known formally as Sustained Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors; some of the medications in this grouping are: Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Luvox, and Paxil to name a few. Some sources are naming Effexor XR as a first line medication for social anxiety Disorder for refractory symptoms of this disorder, and usually implemented when there are treatment failures with the SSRI''s. So, absolutely discuss this with your...


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Does marijuana help with depression/anxiety disorders?

A: A: Depends, from what I understand, sometimes marijuana can help relieve the symptoms, in other cases, it can exaggerate them. I have experience both at different times. I tend to smoke and then try to look at the source of my problems. I can`t say this for anyone else, but for me, smoking is liking adding a fresh perspective on my world, and it has helped me bring several personal and environmental issues affecting my mental well being to the surface that I don`t know if I ever would have realized sober. I`ve now been able to focus on resolving these issues and improved my quality of life. This is how I have used marijuana to help me, but I`m not about to say its a wonder drug. In the wrong settings, with the wrong people,

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social anxiety disorder: Panicked about meeting new people, speaking up in class, and so much more!

A: Dear Reader, About 5 million Americans have some form of social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia. While everyone experiences nervousness or fear in social situations to a certain extent, those with social anxiety disorder are debilitated by their fear. They may have a constant, intense, and chronic fear of being watched and judged by others, or be terribly afraid of being embarrassed or humiliated by ways in which they behave. As you have described, this fear can prevent people with social anxiety disorder from doing everyday...


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  do i have social anxiety disorder?

A: Hello ns10, the symptoms what you have mentioned definitely correlates with social anxiety disorder, which isalso called as social phobia. It is characterized by immense fear in social situations, like school gathering,parties, talking or reading in frontof teacher etc. Treatment involves psychotherapy, medications or both.Consult a Psychologist. Need not to fear it is treatable. Hope this helps you. Regards...


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what Are the Different Types of medication for social anxiety disorder?

A: In general, medication for social anxiety disorder falls into one of three categories: antidepressants, beta blockers or benzodiazepines. A specific class of antidepressants called selective serotonin uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are typically the first choice prescribed for social anxiety disorder and are favored largely for their safety. Beta blockers are usually used for high blood pressure, but they also can be used to help relieve some of the physical symptoms of anxiety, such as sweating and rapid heartbeat. Benzodiazepines are considered fast acting and effective for severe social anxiety...


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How to get rid of social anxiety Disorder

A: It is ironic, and very inconvenient, that social anxiety disorder makes it hard to reach out to other people for health. But that is the life saving answer you are seeking. social anxiety disorder is treatable with therapy and with medication and you can achieve tremendous improvement, often with the combination of both. Below is a website which describes in great detail SAD. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/social-anxiety-disorder/DS00595 You seem to have diagnosed this in yourself, because it made sense to you when you read more about it, but...


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what sort of coping methods or strategies helped you deal with social anxiety or agoraphobia

A: Various coping mechanisms that have helped me transform myself from an agoraphobic high school dropout who left the house once a month into a scene whore who is, right now, preparing to go to a crowded house party: -When you have a panic attack, write down all the destructive thoughts looping sickeningly through your head and once you''ve vomited them out on paper and calmed down a bit, go through bit by bit and use calm logic to refute them. "Everyone is staring at me" might get "people don''t notice me more than anyone else, I''m not any more conspicuous than anyone else, people have better things to do and more pressing concerns than judging me." "Everyone hates me and doesn''t want me around" might get "that''s obviously not true, my mom and my friend...


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what Is the Connection Between anxiety Disorders and Depression?

A: anxiety disorders and depression are connected because many people who suffer from one actually suffer from both conditions. It is possible that having a severe form of one of the conditions can trigger the other. Many common symptoms also are found in anxiety disorders and depression, even if a person only suffers from one of the two disorders. Patients suffering from anxiety disorders and depression need to be treated by a psychologist or psychiatrist to get their symptoms under control.. Patients who suffer from generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic attacks and other anxiety-related illnesses worry so much that it can make them sick. Many people

 
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