Causes of Social Anxiety Disorder
There are many different reasons why a person may experience fear, pain and anxiety
in social situations however the following are understood to be the main causes of social anxiety disorder:
Chemical Imbalances – The imbalance of certain chemicals inside the
brain may also contribute to the causes of social anxiety disorder. Four neurotransmitters that play an
important role in our control of thoughts and behavior are norepinephrine, dopamine, gamma-amino butyric
acid (GABA) and serotonin. Suffers of social anxiety have been found of having imbalanced
quanities of these neurotransmitters in their brains.
Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
With the basic understanding of what are the causes of social anxiety disorder, let’s cover what the symptoms
are. Almost all people suffering from severe social anxiety disorder (SAD) will experience a range of psychological
and physical symptoms.
The psychological symptoms of social anxiety disorder include:
- Excessive fear of being in any social setting
- Fear of situations that put you in the spotlight, such as public
speaking, or being called upon in a meeting or class
- Constant fear of humiliating or embarrassing yourself in a public setting
- Fear of being judged by friends or peers
- Extreme shyness around new people
The physical symptoms of social anxiety disorder include:
- Shaking and clamping of hands
- A spike in blood pressure
Seeking Help For Social Anxiety
In reality, for most sufferers, even after they understood the causes and symptoms
of social anxiety disorder, they choose to quietly live with anxiety rather than seek help. Unfortunately, social
anxiety disorder when left untreated may cause more long-term health problems so it doesn't make sense not to do
something about the problem. Seeking help as soon as symptoms surface can help make the treatment more
The good news is that you can use a natural and drug-free treatment like self hypnosis to help overcome your social anxiety phobia.
According to William Ray, PhD, professor of psychology at Penn State University “Today, there's general
agreement that hypnosis can be an important part of treatment for some conditions, including phobias, addictions
and chronic pain.” A number of studies also supported the idea that people clearly
benefit from self hypnosis. They get better, stay better and live a more confident life.
This self hypnosis download can help you overcome shyness and social anxiety!
Information on how to get rid of shyness with hypnosis.
Overcoming Social Phobia
Re-train your unconscious mind to respond to other people with calmness.