Physical Symptoms Of Social Anxiety.

Physical Symptoms Of Social Anxiety.

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Physical Symptoms of Social Anxiety. Welcome to another JeaKen Video. Today we will be talking about Physical Symptoms
of Social Anxiety. But before we get started take a minute to
subscribe to our channel, click the bell icon to be notified whenever we publish a new video. We’ve all been in an uncomfortable situation
at least once in our lives. It’s not uncommon to feel anxious about
giving speeches or even delivering a toast at a wedding reception. Feeling nervous is normal in many social situations,
especially if you are required to be at the center of attention. We muddle through it, as gracefully and tactfully
as we can, without much resistance and get over it as quickly as possible. This isn’t the case in people living with
social anxiety. Not only do they experience the emotional
responses, but it’s also coupled with sometimes debilitating physical reactions. Social anxiety is said to affect about 7%
of the population at any given time and it’s ranked the third largest mental health diagnosis
in the world. Perception vs. Reality. Those afflicted with social anxiety want to
feel comfortable in social situations. They are quite often perceived as being withdrawn,
unfriendly, shy, disinterested and even unapproachable. They like to remain inconspicuous, so much
so that people sometimes don’t even notice them as they try to make themselves invisible. Oddly enough, many people with social anxiety
would love to be engaged in social interactions and appear ‘normal’. However, their social anxiety wins over their
mind and body, their emotional and physical states, and simply prevents this from occurring. Most of their behavioral symptoms are based
on irrational thoughts and fears. There is constant, and in their mind, believable
angst about looking foolish, saying the wrong thing, or worry about being embarrassed or
humiliated. They try to avoid situations that might trigger
their symptoms. They feel as though everyone can see right
through them. Worst-case scenario, their thoughts creep
up and become unrelenting. The Physical Symptoms. Social anxiety is riddled with physiological
symptoms manifested from emotional triggers. Some are noticeable, and some are quite hidden. Let’s look at some of the physical symptoms. Increased heart rate and pulse. Trembling hands. Unsteady gait. Dizziness or lightheadedness. Difficulty breathing. Muscle tension. Sweating in places that don’t normally sweat,
or profuse sweating. Queasy or uneasy stomach. Inability to focus. Muscle tightness,tension. Dry mouth. Blushing and flushing. Hives. These are just the most common. Some of the more serious physical symptoms
of social anxiety include. Nausea and vomiting. Constipation. Diarrhea. Tension headaches. Migraines with or without an aura. Gritting,grinding,clenching teeth. Numbness and tingling of the fingers and toes. Inability to grab and hold onto something. Syncope (passing out). Basically, their whole body could turn against
them. In looking at the list it’s hard to imagine
anyone with social anxiety would even entertain the idea of coming anywhere near a trigger,
and for a lot of people, they don’t. They try to be as out of sight as possible
and slink behind the curtains, but again, this isn’t by choice. Here’s an example. Sally would love to go out to a nightclub
and sing karaoke with a bunch of friends, laugh and have a great time. She dreams about it. However, her irrational emotional fears tell
her the audience will heckle her and throw their drinks in her face because her voice
is horrible. Of course, the likelihood of this actually
happening is next to none, but Sally doesn’t feel that way. It’s very real to her. She doesn’t even have to step foot in the
nightclub to feel physical symptoms; just the thought of going makes her queasy and
she starts sweating. If she somehow got the nerve to go, she would
probably want to throw up right before she went on stage and develop paresthesias in
her hands making it impossible for her to even hold the microphone. While social anxiety is classified as a mental
health diagnosis, we cannot simply limit it to being “all in the head”. Living with social anxiety is exhausting. It affects all aspects of life and can interfere
with work, relationships, school, hobbies, etc. Social anxiety is chronic, but not the end
of the world. There are several approaches for treatment,
such as vitamins and nutrition, hypnosis,meditation, psychotherapy, and even medication. With proper treatment, people with social
anxiety can live happy, healthy and yes, even social lives. If you’ve liked the video give it a thumb
up, tell us which physical symptoms of social anxiety that you know in the comment section.Don’t
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