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Are there any natural home remedies for a child with social anxiety?

Are there any natural home remedies for a child with social anxiety?

No: There are not proven non-medical remedies (such as homeopathic products, herbal products, foods, or drinks) that are effective for social anxiety in a child. Parents should not feed a child foods that cause symptoms which might increase his anxiety (giving a lactose-intolerant child cheese early during a party can cause stomach aches and gassiness later in the party). Good treatment is behavioral. ...Read more

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Social Anxiety Disorder (Definition)

Like all anxiety disorders, it is biologically based. The person is preoccupied & is self conscious of his behaviour in public & during social interaction, feels the center of judgement and he is not fit enough, so quite often they avoid parites, meetings , eating in public or even asking questions all because of fear of being judged negatively. Treatment is both meds & cbt ...Read more


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Suffer from social anxiety and it is effecting my career. I'm curious about any medications or natural treatments that are treatment options.

Suffer from social anxiety and it is effecting my career. I'm curious about any medications or natural treatments that are treatment options.

Talk to specialist: You should definitely make an appointment to see either your primary doctor or a psychiatrist in order to discuss what you perhaps try concealing so as not to "appear" weak or incapable. However, as you are seeing that strategy doesn't work. The time honored use of beta blockers is well known to treat social phobias/anxieties. However, I urge you to see your doctor or a specialist as well. GL! ...Read more

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Which jobs suitable for someone narcissistic , introverted , low esteemed , social anxiety one ? Or its better to keep home - no treatment is vital

Which jobs suitable for someone narcissistic , introverted , low esteemed , social anxiety one ? Or its better to keep home - no treatment is vital

Job could help: While treatment may not be vital, it could certainly help given your description. So could working since it will direct attention toward doing something useful. This will likely increase self esteem and help overcome social anxiety. Staying at home is a setting which is likely to increase the negative feelings which you imply. Your first step may be to speak with someone about your concerns. ...Read more

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I want know, what is the treatment for social anxiety disorder?

I want know, what is the treatment for social anxiety disorder?

Cognitive Behavioral: Therapy would be a good option. Psychiatric medication are sometimes indicated as well. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for social anxiety disorder?

What is the treatment for social anxiety disorder?

Therapy +/- meds: Many individuals respond to congitive-behavioral therapy, individually or in groups. Some people benefit from medicaiton, and some combination therapy. A former resident and i put together a web-page: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/overcomingsocialanxietydisorder.Asp. ...Read more

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Have you gone without treatment for social anxiety disorder and lived to tell the tale?

Have you gone without treatment for social anxiety disorder and lived to tell the tale?

SA is treatable.: Yes , of course! social anxiety certainly will not kill you! severe cases will incapacitate. You. This problem is very effectively treated. With. Cognative behavioral therapy and medications. ...Read more

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What is the medical treatment for social anxiety?

What is the medical treatment for social anxiety?

Get evaluated first: To determine if you really have an anxiety disorder and if you need to be treated or not. If it turns out that you do, then the best treatment is usually a combination of therapy and medication. Cbt is a well-known and well researched form of treatment, although i myself am an advocate of insight oriented psychodynamic psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Is there a way i can get treatment for social anxiety?

Is there a way i can get treatment for social anxiety?

Know What Txs Work!: I'd say cognitive-behavioral therapy & systematic desensitization is the way to go if you seek to overcome ur social anxiety. Medications may help u with the treatment, though for u to gain control of ur social anxiety it will be important 2 b able 2 *feel*some of the associated physiological & psychological symptoms. Great info here: http://bit.Ly/16k19on. ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more