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How to manage social anxiety, according to an expert

Espresso Logo By Charlotte Grainger of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: Your cheeks are red as you walk into the room. Everyone is staring at you. At least, you think they are. Your heart beats fast. You feel dizzy and sick. If this scenario sounds familiar to you, you may be suffering from social anxiety. What’s more, you’re not alone.
Around 264 million people globally are living with some anxiety, according to an estimate by the World Health Organization. While the term includes generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorders, social anxiety is specifically triggered by a fear of certain social situations. We spoke to an expert about how to deal with the problem head-on.

How to manage social anxiety, according to an expert

Your cheeks are red as you walk into the room. Everyone is staring at you. At least, you think they are. Your heart beats fast. You feel dizzy and sick. If this scenario sounds familiar to you, you may be suffering from social anxiety. What’s more, you’re not alone.

Around 264 million people globally are living with some anxiety, according to an estimate by the World Health Organization. While the term includes generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorders, social anxiety is specifically triggered by a fear of certain social situations. We spoke to an expert about how to deal with the problem head-on.

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