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  1. My Grandma is having memory problems .. please see
    ... she was crazy. Another thing to check for is potassium level. If potassium level is below 3 that is too low ... . Potassium over 5 can be a problem also. Some older people are ... allheimizers (sp) when they really are just low on potassium . Be sure and find out what your grandma's potassium ... mother-in-law, her doctor did not believe in giving potassium . He released her from the hospital after a heart attack ... with potassium level of 2. She was too low on potassium . I am not a medical professional, speaking from...

  2. low blood pressure, loss of balance, weakness
    ... What is your dad's " potassium " level? If it is below 3, it is too low and can cause ... problems also. Some doctors believe in treating low potassium levels and others do not. Please check and see...

  3. Early 40s - and noticing memory lapses
    ... electrolyte imbalance in particular---calcium, magnesium, potassium ) can impact memory. Some meds have memory loss...

  4. What makes us look older?
    ... cleanse the cells. To do this you need sodium and potassium and water. Sodium (salt), potassium (banana) and ... pass more easily through the cell. If your low on potassium eat a banana. I like to use pineapple juice instead...

  5. Dizziness in Elderly
    ... Has her "potassium" been checked. Too low potassium will cause weakness and usually imbalance goes along ... with weakness. Some doctors treat low potassium and others do not. If potassium is below "3" it is...

  6. 92 yrs old female-sudden physical weakness
    ... I know your mom is taking potassium , but, what is her potassium count on the lab sheet ... ? She still may be too low in potassium and this definitely will cause weakness. If potassium ... is better. If count is near 2 she is way too low in potassium ....
    ... I know your mom is taking potassium , but, what is her potassium count on the lab sheet ... ? She still may be too low in potassium and this definitely will cause weakness. If potassium ... is better. If count is near 2 she is way too low in potassium . Too little potassium is bad and too much potassium ... is bad. Do not increase potassium intake without doctors approval. Too much potassium...
    ... Lab Potassium 4.2. There has been some definite improvement ... Prior to this it was one and a half per day. ) The potassium should rise also with the reduction of lasik. A letter...
    ... home. She was very weak from the dehydration and potassium deficiency but has improved on that score. She can...
    ... thyroid either. So glad that they found that the potassium was off and are correcting that. That is one thing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  7. loss of balance in elderly people
    ... personally having this problem at present. Low in potassium can cause a weakness that leads to unsteady walking...

  8. Leg Aches and Pain
    ... My leg aches and pains were caused by a potassium deficiency from taking water pills. Aimless...