How do xanax help in social anxiety?

Social Anxiety. is treatable by a mental health professional and can resolve. It is likely to continue w/out treatment or lifestyle changes. Social anxiety is often linked to a fear of being embarrassed in public. Surrender to that possibility which exists for us all and things can improve. Clinical hypnosis can help. (See www.asch.net) Medication helps to calm people. Peace and good health.

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Certain situations cause me social anxiety, I've used Xanax (alprazolam) it works but wears off too quickly. I don't need a daily just sometimes. Advice?

Would encourage. you to look into non-pharmacological approaches for your social anxiety. Just relying on medications alone is not as effective. Tolerance to xanax (alprazolam) is not uncommon. Read more...
Xanax (alprazolam) is dangerous. I agree this can be treated without medication. CBT is an established treatment. If you have reasons not to do the work/face the fears involved in overcoming this anxiety (which includes experiencing the satisfaction and pride of having done something despite its difficulty), then medication makes sense. however, NOT Xanax! Very addictive. Awful withdrawal. A-D's work better, less danger. Read more...

Xanax (alprazolam) vs anti-depressants for my social anxiety, which would you recommend?

Antidepressant. Antidepressant would be a better choice for the first attempt at treatment. They do not cause tolerance or withdrawal that can lead to dependence. Xanax (alprazolam) does have a higher risk for dependence. Xanax (alprazolam) can make you drowsy and many antidepressants on the market do not. Read more...

I have really bad social anxiety and the only thing that helps is phenibut. I don't want to take it a lot. And I don't want xanax (alprazolam). What do I do?

Phenibut. Being a natural gaba derivative with less potential for dependence, it can work for anxiety. Advise u to use only as needed, and combine that with cognitive behavior therapy with a trained counselor to work on concurring your anxiety. Read more...

What do you suggest if I have extreme social anxiety and what do you suggest if I have to give a 5 minute speech in my public speaking class next week. Would 20 mg Xanax (alprazolam) help?

5 minutes. 20 mgm Xanax will take you to funeral home not to 5 minute speech On occasions like this ask your MD for a Beta Blocker. Inderal was most effective. Being a shy man, I asked my MD if I can stay on it for good. He chased me out of his office. For SAD, we look at Anafranil, Luvox Paxil (paroxetine) Paxil (paroxetine) I use most for my pts. Luvox I shy away from " sedation" Anfranil still good but for anticholinergic . Read more...

How can I convince doctor to prescribe Xanax (alprazolam)? I have mild-severe social anxiety. Tried SSRI's didn't work. I do not have an drug addictive personality.

Some doctors won't. prescribe Xanax (alprazolam) (benzodiazepine - can be habit-forming). If SSRIs not helpful, venlafaxine is worth trying. Propranolol is an option. Therapy is best and can help change negative thoughts, improve self-confidence, and gradually work up to facing anxiety-inducing situations. Skills training and role-playing practice for social skills improve comfort and confidence relating to others. Best regards. Read more...