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Feeling tense, difficulty relaxing, avoiding social gathering, dizziness, suffocation in a crowd. Help

i m not feeling satisfied , not happy in any situation. all the time i feel i m tense in each situation. if i m busy in my job i feel tense may i m doing wrong may be doing wrong may be result ll be wrong .if i m free i feel something wrong going to happen. all time i m scared of future. cannot relax . i m trying to avoid public or social gathering . presentation inauditorium makes me so tense that i feel suffocated. cannot pass driving test as soon test start i feel dizzy. help me.
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand that you are having a problem that is affecting your functioning. You have what is a very common condition and is a form of anxiety disorder known as social anxiety disorder. You may also have performance anxiety. SSRIs or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are helpful in the long term and sedative hypnotics in the short term. Performance anxiety is easily treated with beta blockers. However please visit with a qualified psychiatrist who can help you with you conditions. Take care and have a lovely day !
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