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What is the treatment for shy-drager syndrome?

What is the treatment for shy-drager syndrome?

See below:: There is no cure for msa, and there is no known way to prevent the disease from getting worse. The goal of treatment is to control symptoms. Anticholinergic medications may be used to reduce early or mild tremors. Levodopa may improve movement and balance. Meds can be used to treat low blood pressure, constipation too. Some need pacemakers for their low heart rate. ...Read more

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Shyness (Definition)

People range in how they interact with others from very introverted or shy to very outgoing. Those that are shy tend to want to be by themselves, a introspective and thoughtful, anxious in their interactions with others and may prefer solitary activities rather than social ones. These are style differences and fall in the range of "normal." Some people are shy sometimes ...Read more


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Im a 20 yrs old guy..My main prob is shyness i can't interact with peoples can't go to parties and can't enjoy mysself....Is there any pills to cure this?

Pills, NO/Skills, YE: Shyness is not same as social anxiety. But these self-help tools (incl. A video) for managing & even overcoming social anxiety may help: http://www.Anxietybc.Com/resources/social.Php effective treatment for social anxiety will involve putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones you fear on. ...Read more

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Can you meditate to cure shyness?

Can you meditate to cure shyness?

Can Be Helpful: Shyness is often accompanied by anxiety and fearfulness, and meditation can certainly help you to stay calm and accomplish things you need to do. So, meditation can help to counter the effects of shyness. However, shyness is a relatively ingrained personality trait, so the word "cure" may be too strong. In any case, meditation and other calming exercises can be helpful. ...Read more

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How do you help cure shyness in your child?

How do you help cure shyness in your child?

Get them involved in: Activities that will build self confidence. Acting classes, dance, music all include some recitals/performances. Pick something that the child enjoys and hopefully can excel in. Programs like the girl or boy scouts also help by getting them involved in groups and by getting acheivment badges. This will help them try many different kinds of activities and make friends in the process. ...Read more

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How do you treat or cure shyness in your child, without medicice?

How do you treat or cure shyness in your child, without medicice?

Shyness not illness: Shyness is not an illness; it is a personality trait. However, sometimes there are underlying issues related to anxiety that need to be treated. If it seems to be a more serious problem, please do not label your child "shy". Try not to put your child "on the spot". Help build up your child's self-esteem and give your child plenty of encouragement. ...Read more

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My 18 yrs old son has extreme shyness. His therapist want him to ask his primary doctor for anti-anxiety med. either Paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft. which is best???

My 18 yrs old son has extreme shyness. His therapist want him to ask his primary doctor for anti-anxiety med. either Paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft. which is best???

Either: either one of those drugs, or another related to them is likely to be effective in conjunction with the psychotherapy for the social anxiety disorder. The best one is one that your son will tolerate with minimal side effects. ...Read more

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My first child 5 yr daughter is very shy, what can I do to make her more confident, happy, outgoing. Is there therapy for this?

My first child 5 yr daughter is very shy, what can I do to make her more confident, happy, outgoing.  Is there therapy for this?

Group work: There are a number of informal and formal interventions to help with shyness. Positive, persistent exposure at a pace the child can tolerate with lots of rewards can do wonders. Still some people will remain shy, regardless, so be sensitive to how your daughter reacts to interventions. ...Read more

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Shy drager syndrome treatments?

Shy drager syndrome treatments?

www.rightdiagnosis.: Antiparkinsonian medication l-dopa treatments for orthostatic hypotension: high-salt diet high-fluid diet medications to increase blood pressure salt-retaining steroids alpha-adrenergic medications non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs sympathomimetic amines sleeping with head raised feeding tube - if feeding or swallowing difficulties require. Breathing tube - for breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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Would speech therapy help a shy child with selective mutism?

Would speech therapy help a shy child with selective mutism?

As above, and . . . : Selective mutism is a sign of anxiety disorder - a form of agoraphobia. But a well trained speech therapist could be a helpful participant in the overall care of this type of patient, coordinating with psychologist and physician. ...Read more

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