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  1. Marathon Training
    ... it has a high dose of vit.C but also has magnesium, potassium and sodium. You may also want to consider a calcium ... supplement that has magnesium in it, and you can get potassium from potatoes and bananas. If its a deeper, tighter...

  2. cramps during pushups
    ... Definitely make sure you're getting enough potassium and magnesium, but it's also possible that doing a...

  3. Severe muscle cramp Qs
    ... Drinking more water and getting more potassium should help. Sometimes cramps occur when the muscle...

  4. hyponatremia Water and heart palpitations
    ... palpatations can be caused by many things- low sodium, potassium , calcium, magnesium, chloride, abnormalities in the...

  5. Creatine - Will it help?
    ... multivitamin, fiber supplement (due to health issue), and a potassium supplement (keeps my leg muscles from cramping at...

  6. Need help on choosing protein powder
    ... Calories 0 Total Fat 0 Cholesterol 10mg Sodium 340mg Potassium 810mg Carbs 0 Fiber 2 Sugars 0 Proteins 50 ...

  7. Calf Cramps
    ... stretching before and after? Best thing for cramps is potassium lack of it causes muscle weakness and cramping. Calcium...

  8. Running and lower stomach pain
    ... before you run and make sure you're getting enough potassium . Also, make sure you're not tightening your abs too...

  9. muscle sprain
    ... Oh and one more thing, i'm not sure if i lack potassium or some vitamins, but recently, i develop cramps easily...
    ... water? Do you get enough electrolytes (calcium and potassium specifically)? If you can, when going down the stairs...
    ... I THINK I may have lacked in the potassium ... because i noticed i get cramps easily these past...

  10. Extremely Painful Leg Cramps
    ... necessary my muscles and blood flow---i.e. magnesium, potassium & multi-vitamins. I walk about 2 miles a day, often...
    ... necessary my muscles and blood flow---i.e. magnesium, potassium & multi-vitamins. I walk about 2 miles a day, often...

  11. protien shakes....
    ... natural and artificial flavours, sucralose, acesulfame potassium , carrageenan. Or I could buy the mix: 140 calories...

  12. Severe shooting pains in legs
    ... check to make sure your getting enough magnesium and potassium in your diet....

  13. Soccer and Energy...please help.
    ... Sometimes lack of potassium , magnesium, or MAYBE sodium causes soreness. Unless...
    ... it must have been the magnesium or potassium , because two days ago i ate a banana and my energy...
    ... You may want to look into the RDA of potassium . Unfortunately, many vitamin supplements do NOT include ... nowhere near enough potassium ,(like 2% :) ) so don't think you getting it from your ... multi vitamin. You should be consuming more fruit for potassium , Bananas are high in potassium, same with pineapple ... , oranges, ANY fruits. I think milk has some potassium , but I'm not sure. For magnesium, well, today's soils...

  14. Toe cramps help!!
    ... of your workout and make sure you're getting enough potassium and calcium in your diet. Should help. :)...
    ... of 'em gets "stuck". I always tend to run low on potassium so bananas are a staple as are potassium supplements...

  15. serious muscle cramps.....
    ... Eat or drink something with potassium (oranges, bananas, raisins, etc.) before exercising...

  16. How can you tell the difference?
    ... difference between dehydration, sodium defiency, and potassium deficency? :) I know they all share very similar...
    ... difference between dehydration, sodium defiency, and potassium deficency? :) I know they all share very similar ... Nausea, vomiting, anorexia, Lethargy Confusion Potassium deficiency(hypokalemia) is: Muscle weakness Muscle...

  17. Started running, need some important info please
    ... the responses and sorry for this post. :( Get your Potassium level checked along with magnesium(possibly sodium ... sounds like this could be so. Too much or too little potassium causes cardiac arrythmias, not enough causes heavy ... usually a result of an electrolyte imbalance, usually potassium ) if this imbalance isn't corrected. Magnesium is also ... butter, green leafy veggies, nuts, and cereal etc. Potassium is high in bannanas, any fruit, tomatoes, and milk ... vitamins do not contain the daily required level of potassium ....

  18. Leg Cramps At Night
    ... think it's got something to do with your sodium or potassium levels being low or out of baland. Bananas are high ... in potassium and gaotorade has lots of sodium....
    ... sodium. Also, I think I read somewhere that too much potassium is problematic. What's a good way to gauge when the...
    ... the plate, my friend ;) Sounds like it's a low potassium thing~hypokalemia.....a banana, potatoes with skins ... verindulge. Hope this helps out.....BTW, you may be losing potassium by sweating it up doing the pet project ;) Take it...
    ... to sound convincing. :D Also, I bought some 90 mg potassium tablets last month but haven’t figured out how to...
    ... this all with your doctor prior to taking any kind of potassium supplement. Terri Schiavo sp?? (the woman who was ... up controversy) well she was anorexic and her low potassium levels caused her heart problem that left her in the ... treat this and you read what the consequences were. Potassium is definitely something you don't want to fiddle around ... Chemistry panel would certainly tell him what you potassium level was then as a baseline and I would have him ... are having the leg cramps just as a comparison. Potassium has alot to do with your heart since it is a muscle ... heart rate and electrical impulses. So....adding potassium or depleting it from your body could certainly have...
    ... Chemistry panel would certainly tell him what you potassium level was then as a baseline and I would have him ... the lab results. I assume that “K” represents potassium . The result for K is 3.5 mmol/L where the normal...
    ... the lab results. I assume that “K” represents potassium . The result for K is 3.5 mmol/L where the normal ... friendship? :) Yes...you are correct in "K" being potassium and that you are on the low norm side. I am assumming ... do it the same when it's repeated. Don't eat the potassium supplements so you can get a true reading.......I...
    ... do it the same when it's repeated. Don't eat the potassium supplements so you can get a true reading.......I...
    ... doctors to strongly recommend people on diuretics take potassium supplements. Both my grandfather and father were put ... on various water pills, both took the bigugly potassium pills with breakfast in the morning......
    ... are feeling. But, as I have shared with you, a low potassium level could also produce these symptoms. You will ... of the time when on a diuretic you will also need potassium supplementation, however, when on a combo pill with ... Heartland, being that you had a low norm level of potassium I still think you should have the doctor further evaluate...
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  19. Exercising like crazy and cloths are tighter?
    ... I believe that electrolytes include sodium and potassium . I was wondering if water retention is a factor in...

  20. Potassium
    ... Potassium is one of three electrolytes in the body. It works...
    ... How much potassium is too much??? Is it possible to have too much potassium...

  21. Low carb and getting in shape
    ... when you find you need to eat something containing potassium (because as far as i know, it comes from sugary or...
    ... and the energy boost/fatigue cycle of sugary foods. Potassium is plentiful in broccoli, kale, spinach, chard, beans...

  22. Candy bar a day
    ... tota fat - 12g saturated fat - 6g sodium - 180mg Potassium - 260mg Total carbs - 21g Dietary Fiber - 10g Sugars...

  23. Couple of questions... new training schedule
    ... of 2000 mgs a day and have an average of 3000 mgs potassium a day. Stats: female, 17, 5'2 ft, 115 lbs but I'm...
    ... of 2000 mgs a day and have an average of 3000 mgs potassium a day. Stats: female, 17, 5'2 ft, 115 lbs but I'm...

  24. How much running/jogging is enough?
    ... in the car along with some water. It has tons of potassium and is good for the heart!...

  25. How high can your metabolism truly go?
    ... Fat 1g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 140mg Potassium 360mg Total Carbohydrate 14g Dietary Fiber 5g Sugars...

  26. Vitamins
    ... . Im just not that hardcore. :) Maybe add some potassium as well just to balance out the electrolytes (1000...
    ... about right, yes? I'll pick up some of the B-12 and potassium as well. One of each twice daily, just as with the...

  27. Can anyone give me some exercises and advice about poor arm circulation?
    ... left leg of late but, that could be due to a lack of potassium and/or alot less physical activity over the past two...

  28. Need advice on my fitness plan
    ... week 1 glass of some kind of juice, maybe with some potassium . Cardio exercise before you eat in the morning...

  29. Muscle spasm after fitness class
    ... magnesium? If not I'd add it to my regime if I were you. Potassium is also something to watch. Twitching is typically ... because of magnesium depletion when it's sports related, potassium loss tends to make you dizzy, fatigued and irritable ... dose up as only so much can be absorbed at once. Potassium can be obtained from a pill or from a salt substitute ... half salt' - you can also eat foods that have more potassium in them... Potassium rich foods: 1 can (7 oz/ ... powder - 254mg 2 Tbsp peanut butter - 214mg 1/8 tsp potassium -salt substitute - 325 to 500mg When I forget to...
    ... definitely. IMHO anyhow. And if you are worried its a potassium thing, eat a banana. lol. Mmm and sugar!...

  30. What kind of supplements do you use?
    ... glucose transport and antioxidant) sometimes C, zinc, potassium , cal-mag MSM for joints, general health Spirulina...
    ... glucose transport and antioxidant) sometimes C, zinc, potassium , cal-mag MSM for joints, general health Spirulina...

  31. Home-made electrolyte drink?
    ... all electrolytes are is a combination of sodium, potassium and chloride. Most people get plenty, if not too much ... recommended amount of sodium chloride. Many fruits have potassium , so use of fruit juices can fill that requirement...
    ... all electrolytes are is a combination of sodium, potassium and chloride. Most people get plenty, if not too much ... recommended amount of sodium chloride. Many fruits have potassium , so use of fruit juices can fill that requirement...

  32. Reading labels
    ... It has 3.9g of carbs, maltodextrin and acesulfame potassium . Is there some way to know more specifically how...
    ... There isn't any, really. Acesulfame potassium is Ace-K, an artificial sweetener. In this case maltodextr...

  33. Help with toe cramps
    ... There is stretching in it and I am taking calcium and potassium . Can anyone help with how to prevent this. I am...
    ... re lacking then minerals and salts like calcium and potassium can't work properly. As with calcium, the citrate...

  34. meal plan
    ... energy and suppress your sugar cravings; also provide potassium and vitamins among others - apples, bananas, grapes...

  35. What else can I do?
    ... Maybe two fruits. Avoid bananas. They do have potassium , but they are very high GI. An apple is ok (much lower...

  36. Need help in planning exercise routine
    ... all the important vitamins and nutrients (i.e. b12, potassium , calcium, magnesium). Do you think I should take a...

  37. About time to start Cutting!
    ... sodium content on nutrition labels, supplement with potassium and you can also use herbal/mild diuretics to help...

  38. How many calories should I be consuming???
    ... the fruit choices. (They do have a good supply of potassium though.)...

  39. Cramp in Calve Muscles
    ... in the past, and I take calcuim and they go away. Potassium also works well (bananas)....

  40. Shin splint or stress fracture?
    ... new. Charley horses are caused more by lack of potassium and/or water. If you've increases your activity level ... that doesn't do the trick you might consider taking a potassium supplement pill which you can pick up at any drug...