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I get nervousness when i speak to anybody face to face

When ever i start speaking some unknown person, face to face, my arms, hands, legs become shaky. Why it is so and what the cure please?
Asked On : Thu, 16 Dec 2010
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You are a nerve wreck like me do not worry as this is completely normal. You are just a shy person and very nervous around new people am I right? Well anyway just get out more and talk to alot of people you don't know. It worked for me you will become a lot better if you do.
Answered: Fri, 17 Dec 2010
Psychiatrist Dr. AGRAWAL Ravindra's  Response
What you describe appear to be symptoms of social anxiety. This is a very common problem and people have varying degrees of severity.
If it interferes with your social life and prevents you from going outdoors, meeting people and prevents you from enjoying life ( i.e. incapacitating you) -> I strongly recommend taking treatment.
Nowadays very effective treatment is available and people almost always recover to the extent that their quality of life improves. The treatment involves combination of medication and psychotherapy. Usually a good psychiatrist is able to administer both.

I am refraining from discussing the details of treatment on the public forum - feel free to contact. Also see this link for more information

best wishes & good luck
Dr Ravindra Agrawal
Answered: Tue, 27 Sep 2011
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
Hi well ome to HCM
It seems you have anxiety due to lack of confidance and some complex.This can prevent
you from becoming social and extrovert.And may compel you to remain away from people
in gathering.What you need to do is involve maximum in social gathering and go on mixing
with people with confidance without bothering about what impression they will carry
about you. Only complex of keeping good image on ohter people is giving you this anxiety
and making you nervous reflecting in the form of kind of symptoms you are getting.Drug
like propranol can help you but better to do it without drugs if you can. Thanks
Answered: Tue, 27 Sep 2011
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