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Common Side Effects of Beta Blockers

…flow is reduced. Research shows that taking beta blockers following a heart attack protects against arrhythmias that can develop as a result of scar tissue in the heart muscle, and thus reduces risk of subsequent cardiac events and sudden cardiac death. Most Commonly Prescribed Beta Blockers * Inderal…

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The Most Common Blood Thinners

…thinners like Coumadin can protect you from a stroke if you have mechanical heart valves, atrial fibrillation or had an extensive heart attack (scar tissue weakens contraction of the left ventricle, which may allow blood to stagnate and clot). Blood thinners are also prescribed for atrial fibrillation…

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Selective Beta Blockers Boost Conventional Medicine

…following a heart attack can be a lifesaver—quite literally. This is because they protect against arrhythmias that can develop as a result of scar tissue in the heart muscle, reducing risk of subsequent cardiac events and even sudden cardiac death. Most people tolerate selective beta blockers very…

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What To Do After a Heart Attack

…its energy to healing. As it builds scar tissue, the energy left for physical exertion is diminished at first, but does recover gradually over time. The heart needs a full three months to truly heal after a heart attack, filling in and strengthening scar tissue in the area where the cells died—and…

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