Hi, I am a 25 year old man from Dublin. My situation is this . . .
I have a good life, many friends and get along with my family. I have a good job that I like and all that kind of stuff is great, luckily for me.
My problem is that I have started blushing heavily in the last year or two. I have normal Irish skin, but rosy cheeks. When I was younger I didn't give a b*lx to be honest ! It's only now as I'm getting older that I've started caring - and I think that adds to the problem.
I am confident and have never had problems getting along with people or getting a girl. But this has REALLY affected me in the past 2 years.
Basically my cheeks are red most of the time - this is not too severe but when I exercise/go outside it becomes much worse. Also, when I'm in a pub or when something goes wrong in a social environment (even something small like a joke out of place or something falling out of my hand) my face just burns up making me more self-conscious and then this in turn adds to the burning ! Then for an hour or so afterwards I can't smile/laugh/talk to anyone properly all my concentration is on my bright red face !!
I am wondering if there is any way to sort out this problem. Is there anyone else out there that has the same problem ? What have you done?
I have heard of these solutions
Proponal (inderal) beta blockers
cutting a nerve under the arm (eft or something)
It's really getting bad and happens nearly everytime I go out now and I am stopping going out and avoiding social sitiations now becasue of it
Thanks for your help