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Everyone experiences some sort of anxiety. However, only some experience “hang-anxiety.” Here’s what it is. I’m Kyle Kittleson. This is MedCircle News.
In a recent report from ABC News, those with social anxiety disorder - or people who are just a little shy sometimes - use alcohol to cope at parties, dinners, and social gatherings. The next day, they are often met with a hangover and increased anxiety - also now known as ‘hangxiety.’
Psychotherapist Tiffanie L. Davis Henry says, “Alcohol is notorious for relieving us of our inhibitions and giving us the gumption to do and say things that we normally might keep to ourselves.”
However, self-medicating with alcohol is NOT recommended - so here are some tips to help.
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This content is intended for informational purposes only. It should not replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 or your doctor immediately.