Beta-Blockers for Mitral Valve Prolapse
How It Works
Beta-blockers interrupt the normal chemical signals transmitted by nerves that stimulate, and sometimes overstimulate, the pacing of the heart. They slow down the heartbeat and reduce blood pressure.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology