If you’ve ever felt intense discomfort around others, you’re not the only one. Social anxiety (SA) is one of the most common mental health problems and at least 7% of Americans experience its symptoms.
However, when it’s happening to you, it can feel like a nightmare coming to life. You’re in front of people, at a party, or giving a workplace presentation, but you can barely speak because you’re sweaty, nauseous and blood is rushing to your face.
You didn’t want to stand out, but now it feels like everyone is judging you. This can cause you to avoid similar situations in the future — maybe it’s easier to be alone, you may think to yourself.It seems like you’ve solved it.Read more on talkspace.com