Understanding Shy Bladder Syndrome and Social Anxiety

If you have paruresis (or “shy bladder syndrome”), you may have heard the theory that it is actually a form of social phobia. You may not realize it at first, but shy bladder syndrome can severely limit your ability to socialize and enjoy experiences with others. Read about how paruresis and social anxiety relate and how they can impact your life.

3 Things to Know about Shy Bladder Syndrome

Shy bladder syndrome, also called paruresis, is a condition that not many people understand. Paruresis is difficult to classify and even to describe to someone who has never experienced it. Come learn some of the most important information about shy bladder syndrome.

How Does Shy Bladder Syndrome Affect Men?

Shy bladder syndrome isn’t something most people are aware of, so it can be difficult for those who have it to find support and resources. Come read about a study which examined paruresis in a large group of men.

Coping with and Preventing Panic Attacks

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you know it can be a very stressful and disturbing experience. No one likes to feel like they are unable to control their own body, but panic attacks can make you feel like this. Read about dealing with panic effectively here.

How A Young Woman Overcame Paruresis

Paruresis can be a difficult illness to deal with on your own. As with many anxiety disorders, paruresis can become more manageable with help from a licensed mental health worker. Read about how professionals have successfully treat paruresis here.

Celebrity Anxiety Story: Actress Jennifer Lawrence

You would never think someone who is as confident and beautiful as Jennifer Lawrence would feel overwhelmed by anxiety. But the actress admits that she used to be insecure and nervous in school. Read more about her story here.

How Overspending Eats at Your Mental Health and Worsens Paruresis

Overspending can be a chronic habit that increases anxiety, stress and shy bladder symptoms. Find out why you may do it and how to stop.

Meditation Can Have Major Effects on Anxiety, Study Reveals

Meditating can help you to learn how to exercise greater control over your mind and your body. For people who have anxiety disorders, which often affect you physically and mentally, meditation can provide some much-needed relief.