When I go to somewhere new or do something I haven't done befor or even if I'm just around a lot of people in a small place I get im not sure what word to use but anxious? I guess. And I get really hot and feel nauseous. And that never used to happen to me until these last couple of years . Can someone help me onto what that might be?
What you're experiencing kind of sounds like generalized anxiety disorder or possibly panic disorder depending on any other symptoms you've had. These can be treated with talk therapy or drug therapy or both. Talk therapy can be very affective so you can understand why you developed this anxiety in the past couple years. If you do decide to go for drug therapy I'd recommend that you see a psychiatrist instead of a general physician. A specialist is ideal for treating anxiety disorders because they're more familiar with treatments and symptoms.
You definitely sound like you have anxiety. Possibly claustrophobia and social anxiety. That doesn't exclude GAD or other anxiety disorders. When someone has GAD--generalized anxiety disorder, they have no specific thing that makes them anxious. Instead of feeling anxious all the time, the anxiety will try to contain itself so you function better. By containing I mean it will try to attach itself to a certain fear... like social anxiety. That way you don't feel anxious all the time, just during those social moments. It's a kind of freedom.
The good news is that it can be kept under control with the right medication. Research and ask around for a good psychiatrist. This is not a job for a GP. You need a diagnosis, not a best guess. Look carefully on the internet for Dr. reviews on several sites. You will get a feel for who you want to try out. There are some bad apples, so don't hesitate to change Drs. if you feel you've stumbled onto one.
I have GAD and rarely feel any anxiety at all. Best of luck to you and please let me know when you're feeling better. It's ok to contact me if you're not feeling better, too.
More signs of anxiety: numbness of your tongue or lips, being hot, then cold (loss of good body temp control), numbness and tingling and cold in your hands and feet, a shaky feeling inside your chest or arms or entire body, then visible shaking, broken voice or loss of voice due to throat closing up, sleeplessness, inability to eat, stomach upset and lack of hunger, feeling disassociated from those around you, racing thoughts, unable to think of something else besides the current worry, circular worrying (thoughts just go from a to b to c and back to a... over and over again, a need for anything to distract your mind from this kind of thinking, feeling like there are bursts of energy or adrenaline near your heart.
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