What Are Beta Blockers—And Can They Treat Your Anxiety?

Beta-blockers were created to help people with blood pressure and heart issues, but they are now often prescribed to anxiety patients. Beta blockers aren’t intended to “treat” this mental disorder, but they can be very helpful for short-term symptom management. Patients who experience heart palpitations, excessive sweating, and/or lightheadedness while giving public performances are particularly good candidates […]