Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder is characterized by extreme fear or anxiety to socialize, including fear of talking with people, meeting new people, and attending social gatherings. It is persistent and affects one's work, schooling, and relationships outside the family. Past negative experiences, family history, or serotonin imbalance can result in social anxiety disorder. Cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, exposure therapy, getting adequate sleep, and avoiding caffeine help in its treatment.

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How to overcome my panic attacks and breathing difficulty due to suffocation in workplace?

Query: Hi doctor,I get panic attacks and breathing difficulty during work due to suffocation. My colleagues criticise me. Please help.  Read Full »


Youness Tanani

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.You have social anxiety. Follow the below steps;1. I suggest tablet Alprazolam 0.5 mg twice daily before panic attacks if it happens always in the same period.2. Practice mindfulness and breathing techniques.3. Avoid alcohol and caffeine.  Read Full »

I have a problem facing public and lack confidence. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old and completed my graduation. I have a problem facing the public like the people who know me and who do not know me. I do not have any confidence in facing the public . As I am a tall person with 6'4" height I feel very unique with the way others see me. This problem ...  Read Full »


Youness Tanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your case can contain just pieces of advice and way to do over the internet. Seems you are suffering from a social anxiety disorder. In general, these kinds of disorders are not treated via medications. The only way is taking sessions of CBT (cognitive behavioral therap...  Read Full »

I have depression and I always forget to eat. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have depression, social anxiety, anger issues, insomnia and from last month I do not feel very hungry. I always forget to eat and I do not even feel like eating. I do not know if this is important or not, but my hands and legs shake like crazy sometimes and it is happening for the l...  Read Full »


Mehwish Mursaleen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you are concerned about your symptoms of social anxiety, panic, and depression. All of the signs you mentioned are clearly indicative of a psychological disturbance which is affecting your current life functioning. Generally, there are p...  Read Full »

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