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Beta blockers

June 01, 2012

What you need to know about these blood pressure drugs.

Beta blockers are prescribed for conditions ranging from high blood pressure and glaucoma to anxiety attacks and migraines. They are primarily prescribed to help control hypertension and abnormal heart rhythms, but are also widely prescribed to prevent further heart problems in patients who've had heart attacks or who are suffering from heart failure.

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