Beta Blockers for Anxiety & Stage Fright

Beta-blockers are prescription drugs typically prescribed for cardiovascular conditions, such as high blood pressure, angina (chest pains) and irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia).
The main function of beta-blockers is to block the release of adrenaline and other stress hormones into the body, and that's why many professional performers and people constantly in high-anxiety situations use beta-blockers to help with their performance anxiety and stage fright symptoms. Beta-blockers are especially common in fighting Glossophobia, or 'fear of public speaking' which is one of the most common phobias in the US.
The most popular sub-type Beta Blockers used off-script for anxiety is Propranolol (brand name Inderal), followed closely by alternatives like Metoprolol, Atenolol, Acebutolol and Coreg.
These articles cover all different types of beta-blockers that can be used for anxiety purposes, looking at the pros and cons and analyzing the efficacy of natural alternatives to Beta-blockers.

Acebutolol for Anxiety – Benefits, Side Effects, Risks & Alternatives

Acebutolol Beta Blocker for Anxiety

Acebutolol (Sectral) is a beta-blocker medication that many people (particularly performers such as singers, musicians, speakers and sales execs) use ‘off-script’ to help them manage their anxiety symptoms, be it performance anxiety, social anxiety or generalized anxiety. Here we look at how Acebutolol works to help with anxiety and stage fright issues, consider if it is a safe and effective medication to use, understand ideal acebutolol dosage for anxiety purposes, and look at some natural alternatives to the prescription beta-blocker.

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Best Propranolol (Inderal) Natural Alternatives for Anxiety

Natural Propranolol Alternatives for Anxiety

Propranolol is the most prescribed beta blocker in the US, and it’s commonly used off-script for anxiety & stage fright symptoms by professional performers of all sorts. Here we look at what Propranolol is and why it’s being used by so many to help with their performance anxiety, as well as identifying the side-effects and downsides of the medication. Finally we look at several natural alternatives to Propranolol for those who want a natural option to help with their anxiety issues instead of using beta blockers.

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Khloé Kardashian Uses Beta Blockers For Her Anxiety? What Are Beta Blockers & Are They Safe?

Khloé Kardashian uses beta blockers for her anxiety?

Many celebrities have been known to use Beta Blockers to help with their performance anxiety and stage fright issues. Some of the most popular include Katy Perry, Shawn Mendez, Whitney Cummings and, the highlight of this article; Khloé Kardashian. In an episode of ‘The Kardashians’ on Hulu, Khloé Kardashian was pushed by her mother and manager Kris Jenner to user a beta blocker to help calm her nerves before appearing on The Late Show. Here, we look at what beta blockers are, how they help celebs like Khloé Kardashian with their anxiety, discuss the risks & downsides and even suggest some natural alternatives to prescription beta blockers.

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Beta Blocker Dosages For Anxiety – Recommended Dosage For Propranolol, Metoprolol, Carvedilol, Acebutolol, Atenolol & Bisoprolol

Beta Blocker Dosage for Anxiety - Propranolol, Metoprolol, Bisoprolol, Carvedilol, Atenolol & Acebutolol dosage for anxiety

Beta-blockers are prescription medications typically prescribed for cardiovascular health conditions such as blood pressure, angina (chest pains) and irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia), among others. Available over-the-counter under names like Propranolol, Metoprolol, Carvedilol, Acebutolol, Atenolol & Bisoprolol; beta-blockers have become extremely popular for professional and amateur performers who need to control their performance anxiety & stage fright symptoms, as beta blockers can block adrenaline effects. We look at the right dosages that are recommended for several popular beta-blocker medications when used for anxiety.

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Beta-Blockers For Speeches – Can Beta Blockers Help With Public Speaking?

Beta blockers for Public Speaking

Over 40% of American adults claim to have a fear of public speaking, according to surveys, and the only fear more common is snakes! Since a 1965 article published in the Lancet, performers have been using beta-blockers (heart medication) “off-script” to help deal with their stage fright and performance anxiety, and that includes public speakers. Considering that the link between beta blockers and public speaking goes so far back, we wanted to investigate why performers are using beta blockers to help with their performance anxiety issues, if they actually work and what the side-effects may be, as well as covering several alternatives to beta-blockers.

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Metoprolol Dosage For Anxiety & Potential Lopressor Side Effects

Metoprolol Dosage For Anxiety

The beta-blocker Metoprolol is commonly used ‘off-script’ by professional performers (public speakers, musicians, singers, etc) to help overcome anxiety symptoms, and two very common questions Metoprolol users ask is ‘what is the right Metoprolol dosage for anxiety’ and ‘are there any Metoprolol side-effects’. Here we answer these questions about the beta-blocker Metoprolol as well as looking at how Metoprolol works and considering if there any valid alternatives for anxiety.

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Atenolol vs Metoprolol for Anxiety: Which Beta Blocker works best for Anxiety?

Atenolol vs Metoprol for Anxiety and stage fright

Metoprolol (commonly sold under the brand name Lopressor) and Atenolol (commonly sold as Tenormin) are both selective Beta-1 blockers, designed to block the effects of epinephrine (adrenaline), and are typically prescribed to treat various cardiac-related heart conditions. However, beta blockers like Atenolol and Metoprolol are also used off-script to prevent anxiety symptoms. We look at how both Metoprolol and Atenolol work, what the side-effects are and then finally investigate which of the two beta blockers is most effective against performance anxiety symptoms.

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Coreg for Anxiety – Everything You Need to Know

Carvedilol for Anxiety & Stage Fright

Carvedilol is a prescription beta-blocker, normally prescribed under the brand-name Coreg to treat cardiovascular conditions like hypertension and irregular heartbeats. Many high-level performers use beta blockers like Coreg off-script to help reduce performance anxiety or stage fright before and during a big performance. We take a look at why so many performers and celebrities are using Coreg to help with their anxiety, and we determine if Carvedilol is actually a good long-term solution to stage fright. We also see how Coreg works exactly, what the side-effects are, what the recommended dosages are and even check to see if there are any natural alternatives.

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Are There Any Propranolol Side Effects?

What are the side effects of Propranolol?

Propranolol (Inderal) is commonly used by professional performers off-script to help with performance anxiety, stage fright & social anxiety symptoms. As the beta blocker Propranolol is so common among musicians, public speakers, and other performers, in this article we investigate if there are any Propranolol side effects to be aware of, how severe they are and alternatives available to those seeking help with their performance anxiety symptoms.

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Propranolol for Anxiety and Stage Fright: Everything You Need to Know

Propranolol for Anxiety & Stage fright - the ultimate to the beta blocker

The beta-blocker Propranolol is commonly used off-script for anxiety & stage fright by professional performers of all sorts: from singers to CEOs, orchestra musicians and anyone who is experiencing severe anxiety in the run up to a large, high-stakes event. Here we look at how and why propranolol works to help with anxiety & stage fright, as well as analyzing the side-effects and diving into natural and equally effective alternatives. Keep reading if you are interested in using propranolol to help with your performance anxiety.

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Beta Blockers for Anxiety: The Ultimate Guide

Beta Blockers for anxiety - everything you want to know about using beta blockers for performance anxiety & stage fright

Many performers (from musicians, to public speakers, to athletes) use beta blockers off-script to help with their stage fright & performance anxiety symptoms. In this article we look at what performance anxiety is and what causes it, how beta blockers actually work to help with anxiety symptoms, what the positives & negatives of beta-blockers are and finally, we investigate alternatives to beta blockers for those trying to overcome performance anxiety without any negative side effects.

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Metoprolol for Anxiety – Everything You Need to Know

Metoprolol / Lopressor for performance anxiety and stage fright

Metoprolol is a prescription beta blocker, typically prescribed under the brand-name Lopressor to treat cardiovascular conditions like hypertension, as well as irregular heartbeats and similar conditions. Metoprolol is often used off-script to help high level performers reduce performance anxiety before and during a performance that usually would strike fear in even the most well-practiced individuals. We take a closer look at Metoprolol and determine if it is a suitable solution to performance anxiety, why it is said to work, what the side effects are, and if there are any natural & effective alternatives.

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