There are currently no guidelines for reducing your risk of
social anxiety disorder
However, since this disorder tends to relapse, there are certain factors which could help reduce the risk of relapse including the following:
See your doctor as soon as you notice the symptoms of social anxiety disorder.Continue therapy if suggested by your therapist
, and using
Avoid the following drugs:
isoproterenol, antipsychotic medication, diet pills, drugs for flu or colds, and steroids.Attend support groups.Attend family or marital counseling if needed.
Last reviewed December 2014 by Michael Woods, MD
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © EBSCO Publishing. All rights reserved.