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How do I manage my social anxiety disorder on a daily basis?

Supportive strategies for social anxiety disorder management, such as maintaining a healthy diet and getting enough sleep, will boost the effectiveness of your therapy efforts. In addition to following your therapist's recommendations and taking your medicines as prescribed, you can actively participate in your treatment by practicing the new coping skills you are learning. Facing those situations that cause you anxiety is crucial to gaining the confidence to feel comfortable.

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