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What measures can I adopt to avoid anxiety before meeting strangers in social gatherings ?

how do i overcome anxiety about being in social situations and about getting work? especially when there is a possibility of meeting new people
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Thanks for your query. You appear to suffer from a form of anxiety disorder referred to as social anxiety disorder. The treatment includes:
1. Anti-anxiety medication like SSRIs
2. Psychotherapy techniques like CBT/ Cognitive behavioural therapy
Yoga, meditation and breathing relaxation exercises are likely to benefit you. I would suggest you meet a psychiatrist for a thorough evaluation of your anxiety symptoms and rule out other anxiety disorders. Wish you good health.
Dr Sundar
Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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Social phobia is part of anxiety disorders. For this it is best you consult a Psychiatrist who will offer CBT and effective medicines to help prevent panic attacks.
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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your problem is called''anticipatory fear''go for homeopathic treatment for it.
argentum nitricum is the best medicine for it
few doses of it will cure your problem forever
Answered: Thu, 26 Jan 2012
General & Family Physician Dr. Channabasappa K's  Response
see mr,you are having social phobia is part of anxity due to lack of confidence, consult psychiatrist at first,medicines definately help to over come from inital impact&will put u on right tract,so that you will realise what makes you worry.TO SAY MEDICALLY people will experience such symptoms when high cortisol leveles in blood in addition to decrease serotonin level too is cause for anxity or anxity with depression, way is after physical exercise done in morning go for breathing exercises for just15-20 will make lot of deff,ensure food rich in potassium,magnicium along with multivitamines. best of luck.
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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