Social Anxiety Symptoms – you may suffer from this without realizing it.

by Kelvin Redfield on September 21, 2011

Do you feel sick or panic when you are surrounded by many people? Do you often find yourself is avoiding the eye contact or facing with strangers? If yes, there is a high chance that you are suffering from social anxiety disorders. People who are suffered from social anxiety disorder tends to view everything in a pessimistic way. They are afraid of talking to any strangers, expressing themselves, and always find an excuse to avoid going to any social events; birthday party or prom night.

Do not get the wrong idea that these people hate socializing with people. In fact, these people want to be accepted by the society. It is just quite difficult for them as they tend to be panic and anxious when they are in the crowd. By all means, it is not being shy. It is mainly because they have the feeling that they will screw up and lead to embarrassment. As long as these thoughts lingering over their head, they will always in the state of anxious. They cannot hold a decent conversation with people as they have a difficult time to come out with a proper words or sentences. This is the main reason why social anxiety disorder patients choose to avoid participating any social events or gathering.

As for the social anxiety disorder symptoms, they are excess sweating, trembling, hard a time to take a breath, muscle pain, and cold hand. The triggers of the symptoms are variable. It can be going for a job interview, doing a presentation in front of the crowd, playing a competitive game or sport, eating at a public restaurant, or meeting the authority person. The worst thing is some of them may not get an adequate sleep for many days before the actual events. Whether the actual event is tomorrow or next few weeks, they are already under the impression that they will screw up and embarrass themselves in front of everyone. In other word, social anxiety disorder is a serious mental disorder that prevents these people from doing the things that they want to do.

Fear not, social anxiety disorder can be treated. To overcome this disorder, you should seek help from the professional; at least before their anxiety disorder gets worse than usual. Also, you may even want to consider changing your lifestyle, appearance and dressing style. This will boost your confidence and give a better impression to someone you may not know. In addition, it would be nice if you can limit yourself from eating any caffeine-based food or drinks, and alcohol. These foods can trigger anxiety disorders. Having a goodnight sleep is another natural way to increase your defense from any incoming anxiety attacks. People who are sleep deprived usually vulnerable to anxiety attacks.

You should never leave the anxiety disorder alone. If you realize that you are suffering from it, you should take action to stop it before it growing worse and starts to interrupt your life. Overcome or managing the anxiety disorder is never easy, but that does not mean that you should give up and let it do whatever it pleased.

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