#1 Fear of embarrassment. Feeling as if everyone is judging them and feel this is irrational.
#2 Nausea or sour stomach.
#3 Sweating palms and sweating in general.
#4 Excessive worrying, it can begin weeks in advance. dread upcoming event. Difficulty sleeping the night before.
#5 Difficulty speaking. Can't think of the right word to say, throat becomes tight, constricted.
#6 Avoid social situations. Avoid people, make excuses to avoid going out.
#7 Symptoms in children - all of the above, tantrums, cling to parents, or mutism - they stop talking completely.
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