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Beta-Blocker Tales

Squashing Stage Fright: Celebrities Who Use Propranolol For Anxiety

Just like us, celebrities battle stage fright. Stars like Katy Perry, Shawn Mendes, Whitney Cummings, and more say Propranolol helps them overcome anxiety. ...

Composed Documentary Uncovers The Secrets Of Stage Fright And Performance Anxiety Management In Classical Music

Auditions are the lifeblood of any professional musician. And performances are at the crux of everything they work ...

How Actor & Acting Coach Jeanie Hackett Used Beta Blockers To Cure Her Audition Anxiety

Oftentimes, job interviews are nerve-wracking, stomach-twisting experiences that magnify stress levels. But thankfully, they’re situations most of ...

Guest Post From Dr. Alex Dimitriu: The Many Faces Of Social Anxiety

Dr. Alex Dimitriu is a Stanford-trained doctor specializing in psychiatry and sleep medicine. His areas of expertise include ...

Bay Area Engineer James Thought He Was Unaffected By Stress. But Chest Pains And A Trip To The Doctor Told Him Something Different

James stood up from his computer. He walked around, grabbed a drink of water, but neither helped. The ...

Can Beta Blockers Really Reduce Performance Anxiety? We Spoke With Yale Physician Dr. Robert Attaran To Find Out

Stage fright is one of the most common human conditions, even amongst performers, company leaders, and presenters who ...

How Beta Blockers Helped Oboist Jason Smoller Embrace His On-Stage Adrenaline

Jason Smoller took a seat in front of his audience, oboe in hand. He arranged his music and ...

Y Combinator Founder Richard Nelson Talks Using Beta Blockers And Toastmasters to Rock YC Demo Day

Y Combinator company founder Richard Nelson had struggled with stage fright for as long as he could remember. ...

Mozart In The Jungle Author Blair Tindall Talks Overcoming Stage Fright Using Beta-Blockers

Blair Tindall boarded the New York subway feeling jittery. It was 1985, and for the third year in ...

Nadia Shares How Beta-Blockers Gave Her the Confidence To Face Her Ex

It was one of those conversations she wished could just be over before it even started. She had ...

Real Estate Agent Dustin Fox Credits Beta-Blockers With Increasing His Public Speaking Confidence

During the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, North Korean sport shooter Kim Jong-su was one of the event’s ...