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What is the best way to cure social anxiety disorder? I've been dealing with it for years and I am getting sick of watching my younger years slip by.

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Dr. Nicholas Davis
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cb therapy and meds

Most effective core treatment is cognitive behavioural therapy combined with medications that modulate serotonin neurotransmitter.
Ie the class called ssri's eg Prozac (fluoxetine) etc.

In brief: Cb therapy and meds

Most effective core treatment is cognitive behavioural therapy combined with medications that modulate serotonin neurotransmitter.
Ie the class called ssri's eg Prozac (fluoxetine) etc.
Dr. Nicholas Davis
Dr. Nicholas Davis
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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Mindfulness

Although there are medications available for social anxiety that may help, i recommend finding a therapist who specializes in mindfulness based stress reduction as a first line treatment.
Awareness and mindfulness can help ease your anxiety and allow you to be comfortable in your own skin in social situations.

In brief: Mindfulness

Although there are medications available for social anxiety that may help, i recommend finding a therapist who specializes in mindfulness based stress reduction as a first line treatment.
Awareness and mindfulness can help ease your anxiety and allow you to be comfortable in your own skin in social situations.
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cognitive therapy

And medications if needed.

In brief: Cognitive therapy

And medications if needed.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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