A 33-year-old member asked:
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why do people take beta-blocker's?

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Dr. Gavin Noble
21 years experience Cardiology
Many reasons: Angina, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, chf, atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders, palpitations, public speaking anxiety, tremor and migraines all can see some benefit from beta blockers. Cad, chf, af and BP are the most common reasons.
Answered on Dec 26, 2014
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