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Sparks, NV
A 49-year-old male asked:

I take an arb (losartan) for hypertension but still notice occasional spikes due to anxiety. hr rate increases also. is a beta blocker better for this?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
Cardiology 37 years experience
Add betablocker: Addition of a betablocker will help to control spikes due to anxiety.
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Dr. David Savage
31 years experience
Yes: Yes, but i would not add an antihypertensive medication, when maybe you should be treated for anxiety? Think about it and good luck!
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Last updated Nov 12, 2015

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