You need to understand that you are not alone.
Many of us deal with social anxiety on a daily basis.
Some studies show that as many as 40 million adults in the United States suffer from some form of anxiety disorder.
Treatment comes in many forms.
Medication is one of the most common.
Medications are effective for treating the symptoms of social anxiety and can help people a lot in coping from day to day.
It must be noted though, that like most all medication, these drugs do have side effects.
For some people these are not a problem, but for others the negative side effects far outweigh the positive effects of the drug.
Another drawback to medication is that they do not really do much in way of addressing the real underlying cause of your social anxiety.
The real goal should be to learn how to deal with the triggers of your anxiety stop mind from putting you in to an unwanted state of panic.
Of course there are things you can do on your own such as lifestyle changes, but man times these are not enough alone.
This leaves many people believing that they only way out is by going to expensive therapy or checking in to a hospital.
Believe it or not, it is possible to get help on your own.
There are natural home based treatments programs out there that do work.
They are designed to help you free yourself from the fear of panic.
Best of all, you can work these kind of programs in the privacy of your own home.