Everyone may experience difficulties in social situations at some point in their lives. From the inability to face any form of interaction, to the panic many people feel when asked to give a speech, social anxiety is a wide-ranging and hard to diagnose condition. In a US study, people generally reported "worrying" for an average of 55 minutes a day, compared to over 300 minutes a day in people suffering from anxiety . The subject of huge amounts of ongoing research, sufferers and clinicians alike are asking for more answers. Could taking 5-htp help?