Betablockers

The Causes of Chronic Cough

…chronic dry cough in one in four patients who take them—and it’s severe enough that a good percentage of them discontinue the drug. Beta-blockers, also used to treat cardiovascular issues, are problematic as well, though to a much lesser degree. If you’re taking either of these…

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Natural Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

…heartbeat and fatigue) may benefit from electric shock to the heart to restore normal rhythm (cardioversion), and drugs such as digoxin or beta-blockers can be used to slow the heart rate down. However, massive drug intervention is rarely warranted, and, as is the case with most pharmaceuticals,…

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Migraines: An Ounce of Prevention…

…of Neurology updated their migraine prevention guidelines. As expected, their recommendations include prescription drugs such as seizure meds, beta-blockers, and NSAIDs. But they also highlighted a handful of natural therapies for reducing the severity and frequency of attacks—all of which I…

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