Atenolol for Anxiety - what you need to know

Atenolol for Anxiety – What You Need to Know

Atenolol, commonly sold under the brand name Tenormin, is a commonly prescribed pharmaceutical beta-blocker. Beta blockers (beta-adrenergic blocking agents) are traditionally prescribed to help with heart conditions, angina, arrhythmia, etc. Many professional musicians use beta-blockers like Atenolol off-script to help with their stage fright and performance anxiety, as beta blockers essentially help the user steady their heart rate and block the release of adrenaline into the bloodstream. Here we look at what Atenolol is exactly, examine it’s effectiveness against anxiety symptoms, and see if Atenolol is effective for anxiety.

Glossophobia or the Fear of Public Speaking

Overcoming Glossophobia (Fear of Public Speaking)

Depending on which survey you analyze; Glossophobia (or ‘Fear of Public Speaking’) is the second or first biggest fear of adult Americans. What’s strange is that this phobia of public speaking just doesn’t effect some people at all, while for others it can be a crippling fear that significantly impacts their life. In this article we look at what Glossophobia is, why it effects some and not others, and share several techniques to overcome glossophobia and defeat your fear of public speaking.

Natural Beta Blocker Alternatives for Anxiety

10 Natural Beta Blocker Alternatives For Anxiety

Beta-blockers are commonly used by performers (musicians, public speakers, athletes, etc) off script to help with stage fright symptoms. Here we look at how beta-blockers work, what the side-effects are and uncover several natural alternatives to beta blockers that performers who are worried about beta blocker side-effects can use.

How to Overcome Audition Anxiety

How to Calm Audition Nerves & Overcome Audition Anxiety

Almost all actors & performers have experienced audition nerves. Here we look at why you feel anxious during your auditions and reveal several strategies for overcoming audition anxiety, including one technique borrowed from George Clooney.

How the singer Adele manages her stage fright

How Adele Manages Her Stage Fright

We recently came across an interesting story about how the singer Adele manager her stage fright & anxiety so that she can perform on stage in front of thousands when she’s on tour. Read on to find out how Adele uses an alter-ego to overcome her crippling stage fright.

Propranolol vs Metoprolol for Performance Anxiety - which is best?

Propranolol vs Metoprolol for Anxiety: Which Beta Blocker is better for Anxiety?

Propranolol (commonly sold under the brand name Inderal) and Metoprolol (commonly sold as Lopressor) are both beta blockers designed to block the effects of adrenergic hormones, and are prescribed to treat various heart conditions. However, beta blockers like propranolol and metoprolol are also used off-script to prevent anxiety symptoms. We look at which beta blocker is most effective against performance anxiety symptoms.

How to overcome stage fright - a complete guide

Overcoming Stage Fright: A Complete Guide

Anyone who has ever felt the fear and overwhelming experience that comes with performing on stage or in front of a large audience will have asked themselves “how can I get over this stage fright?” at some point. Here we uncover several exercises that can help you overcome stage fright & performance anxiety.

Beta Blockers for Anxiety: Guide

Beta-Blockers for Performance Anxiety & Social Anxiety: The Facts

Beta Blockers like Propranolol, Atenolol and Metoprolol are commonly used by musicians and other performers to stay calm during their performances. We look at what beta blockers are, how they work against anxiety & stage fright and determine if there are any side effects. We also look at alternatives to beta blockers and determine if there are other ways to remedy anxiety symptoms.

The best Performance Anxiety & Stage Fright books to help you with your fears

The Best Performance Anxiety & Stage Fright Books

We investigate the best performance anxiety & stage fright books for high level performers. Covering classics like ‘In The Spotlight’ and ‘Speak With No Fear’, if you’re a high level performer who suffers from stage fright, these books can help you.