Social anxiety is classified as an extreme constant fear of public situations which disrupts ones day-to-day functioning. Symptoms of this disorder may include;

Avoidance of social functions
Excessive self-consciousness in social settings
Trembling, nausea as well as blushing and sweating in social settings
Unreasonable fear of embarrassment

People afflicted with social anxiety may have symptoms in just one type of social function such as speaking in public, while others may have a more broad range of events that trigger anxiety. Social anxiety is the third most common psychiatric disorder in the United States, effecting over 10 million people.

Treatment of social anxiety is often treated with therapy and/or medications. Since no two people are alike, treatment options can vary from person-to-person. Dr. Sarma may ask you to fill out a questionnaire to help understand your potential for depression and anxiety symptoms.

Anxiety symptoms may not be just emotional, they can also be physical, it’s important to get medical attention to help diagnose what you’re experiencing. Call to schedule your one-on-one private consultation and begin taking back your life and enjoy social events.