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social anxiety

I believe I have social anxiety and am currently seeing a therapist. However, managing my symptoms has become a daily challenge. How do I prevent panic attacks when I'm around others? I still get really anxious around strangers which prevents me from making genuine relationships?
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IMO I don't think there is a "cure" either. I do however believe that with the right amount of help we can achieve a quality of life much better than without the tx.
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You may not like this response but....I do not believe there is a cure for anyone with moderate/severe anxiety. Meds can help though. If it were me I would trade the therapy for a psychiatrist, unless you can do both and like therapy. Personally I take 4mg of ativan throughout the day and it helps me at least be capable of going out. Its just finding what works for you, good luck!!
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