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Propranolol is a medication of the beta blockers group of drugs. It is used to treat many conditions like high blood pressure, thyrotoxicosis, performance anxiety, essential tremors, capillary angiomas, and atrial fibrillation. It helps reduce the heart's workload, thus helping it beat more regularly.

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I did not get an erection despite taking medication. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My girlfriend and I have sex about once a month, and we usually use Tadalafil 20 and Propranolol. This has been successful for us in the past. But, during this time, I took Tadalafil 20 and Propranolol 40 minutes before sex, but it did not work. I experienced an incomplete erection for...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concerns about your symptoms. Based on your complaints, you may be experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED). Potential reasons for erectile dysfunction include: Stress from work, family, or night duties - Regular exercise and yoga can help reduce ...  Read Full »

I am taking Propranolol, which has made me emotionally numb. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old male who has been taking Propranolol 40 mg daily for about three years now to deal with migraines. They seem to have worked for the migraines, as I have not had one in two years. But I have been feeling very emotionally numb recently. I am not emotionally processing t...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Propranolol is a medication primarily used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, angina pain, and certain heart rhythm disorders. It is also sometimes prescribed off-label for the prevention of migrai...  Read Full »

I am seeking treatment for chronic migraine. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been experiencing migraines for years, and they are affecting my daily life. Can you suggest effective migraine management strategies, including lifestyle changes, medication options, and potential triggers to avoid? Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Arun Tungaria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Migraine management typically involves a combination of lifestyle changes, preventive measures, and medications. Here are some effective strategies and medications for managing migraines: 1. Lifestyle and B...  Read Full »

I have frequent headaches. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from headaches frequently. They usually last for two to three days. I am taking Sibelium 10 mg tablets since a long time. I also observe a swelling on my face and stiffness and heaviness around my eyes during the event of a headache. I am unable to lead a normal...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. You are suffering from a migraine and your symptoms are caused by it.  If you have a family history of the same illness, then Sibelium (Flunarizine) alone will not control the attacks and you will need another prophylactic drug. I would sugg...  Read Full »

How to treat severe head to toe muscle twitches?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had muscle twitches from head to toe for 12 months. About four weeks ago, my left thumb started twitching involuntarily, and it would not stop even during sleep. This morning, I felt my right thumb start to pain. My blood tests are clear, and so are my magnetic resonance imaging...  Read Full »

Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do you feel any kind of weakness or thinning of the limbs? Do you see the twitching or only feel it? Do you feel any tingling sensations in the limbs? Is there any family history of a similar illness? Are there any thyroid function tests done? Do you have any cramps? ...  Read Full »

Why does my son face breathlessness?

Query: Hello doctor, My son sometimes feels breathlessness. I have consulted the doctor. The doctor asked for chest X-ray and ECG but both are normal. The doctor said that the reports are fine. Please tell the reason and provide the management.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There could be multiple reasons for shortness of breath. Usually, lungs or heart problems. Also, low hemoglobin can cause shortness of breath.Now, firstly, after how much exertion he gets shortness of breath? Is this shortness occurs only during a particular time...  Read Full »

What is the prompt treatment for pressure and numbness on the temple?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 39 years old. I have pressure on the left temple and numbness for ten days. But no other symptoms. It begins from the upper ear until the left temple sometimes it affects the upper cheek. I have anxiety and stress. Could it be something serious? It does not reduce with Paracetamol...  Read Full »

Dr. Gursimran Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sorry to know regarding your problems. There is pressure in the left temple for ten days. Is the pressure associated with nausea or vomiting? Is the pressure throbbing in nature? Are there any aggravating factors for this pressure? How do you sleep and eat these days?...  Read Full »

My sex drive was low, and my erection is not hard enough for intercourse. What do I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 5 feet, and my weight is 242.5 lbs. I am married with five children, the oldest is 18 years old, and the youngest is 7 years old. Most of my life suffered from panic disorder, anxiety, and stress. Last year was stressful as my sex drive was low, and I had a weak erection. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Your symptoms can be due to low testosterone. Based on your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), you have low total testosterone. Other possible causes are anxiety, Propranolol inta...  Read Full »

Is it good to hear heartbeat and pulse in the right ear?

Query: Hello doctor, I hear my pulse and heartbeat-like sound in my right ear if I bend over, especially after exercise or eating food. Is it normal? Can it be due to blood pressure or is it due to any blockage in my blood vessel near my ear?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms you feel are called as heart palpitations. It may be due to thyroid disease, anxiety, heart disease, blood pressure or many other reasons. You need to consult your cardiologist for proper evaluation of the cause and to treat that accordingly. Diagnosis is t...  Read Full »

I have a low resting heart rate. Is it due to taking Propranolol?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been prescribed Norditropin at 0.5 mg every three times a week. My problem is that I have a low resting heart rate, 38-55 when resting, and I noticed the side effects list includes a slow heartbeat. I asked my doctor about this, and he said it was not a problem. Could you give me a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query, and from what you have mentioned, it appears that your low heart rate could be because of Propranolol that you are taking for anxiety, as mentioned by you, and not due to Norditropin per say. However, it could be caused by an enhanced effect o...  Read Full »

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