A Beta Blocker That Stops the Heart (and Other Organs) From Accepting and Using Adrenaline.
Propranolol, originally developed for heart problems is often prescribed for:-
• Heart problems
• Anxiety and Panic
The main benenefit of Propranolol is that it slows the heart. This promotes calmness (beneficial for anxiety problems) and means the heart
works less which is good for heart problems.
The Collins English Dictionary describes anxiety as "a state of uneasiness or tension caused by apprehension of possible
misfortune, danger etc."
And to be anxious is to be "worried and tense".
Latin anxietas gave anxiety in English; the base is Latin anxius, from angere 'to choke'
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