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It is also possible to unintentionally combine beta blockers with other drugs and this could be dangerous. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)He suggested beta blockers to put me into a deeper sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is a mixture of alpha male and beta female. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For a long time alpha far exceeds beta, and the herd is at peace. Geoffrey A. Moore INSIDE THE TORNADO: MARKETING STRATEGIES FROM SILICON VALLEY'S CUTTING EDGE (2001)The beta male represents a new, more rounded idea of what it means to be a man. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It can also increase weight loss, reduce blood pressure and have a beneficial effect on the beta cells. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Work on the use of stem cells to produce these vital beta cells is continuing, but still lacks any timeframe. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Thus enter the beta blockers. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)Beta blockers make asthma worse. Petch, Dr Michael BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989)If you will be having surgery or dental treatment which requires anaesthesia it is important to tell the person in charge that you are taking beta blockers. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)It used adult blood stem cells to replace white blood cells, that the doctors had killed to stop them attacking beta cells that make insulin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Combined alpha and beta blockers control blood pressure by alpha effects and by concurrent beta effects (see above) upon the heart. Shreeve, Caroline (Dr.) How to Lower High Blood Pressure (1994)Once they were in the presence of glucose, the beta cells began to produce the hormone insulin, just like natural beta cells in the pancreas. The Sun (2016)Because I think beta blockers have so much to offer, most of my patients with angina are taking a drug from this class. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)

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