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Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. Restless Leg In Other Parts
    ... Yup, I get it in my arms sometimes too. When I was potassium deficient I got it in my whole body. Drove me nuts...

  2. Anybody got a cure that's not medication?
    ... i eat a banana or take potassium tablets. they work wonderfully. also put a bar of...

  3. Remedies, answers and drugs (to be read)
    ... important also. Eating a banana every day will help your potassium levels which can be helpful in fighting restless leg...

  4. Good general info on RLS (plus sleep tips)
    ... important also. Eating a banana every day will help your potassium levels which can be helpful in fighting restless leg...

  5. Help! diagnose RLS vs muscle cramps
    ... then ate half a banana thinking I might need the potassium . I got to sleep through the night after that, though...

  6. Restless Leg Treatments?
    ... from time to time, drives me nuts! I found upping my potassium intake helped a lot.Try bananas. x Misha:D...

  7. How long 'til Magnesium works?
    ... calcium becomes dangerous and doesn't work correctly, potassium doesn't work without mg. Another thing, my insomnia...

  8. My Legs Are So Sore Today, Ouch!!
    ... sleeping last night and I haven't taken my magnesium and potassium because my urologist told me not to take it, well...

  9. Are My Symptons RLS???
    ... have almost disappeared, presumably because of the potassium in the bananas. Does this sound like RLS or another...
    ... course, I am not a doctor, but if you have found that potassium and/or quinine help then I would say you have some...

  10. You aren't all gonna believe this, I still don't!!
    ... sleep! Hi EEE, Try eating a banana or taking a potassium supplement about 3 hours before you go to bed, try ... straight and see what happens. I have been taking potassium for my kidney stones, and it seems that the potassium...

  11. Rls????
    ... imbalances in your blood might cause this, such as B12, potassium or magnesium....

  12. Please read and analyze this.
    ... occasionally. Some people are helped by eating extra potassium . (Eating a banana a day may be enough, or a banana...

  13. RLS and 'MIRAPEX'....
    ... what was going on, my gyn said to eat bananas for potassium while PG. After my son was born, rls was gone. PG...

  14. preg with RLS
    ... helps regulate calcium levels as well as copper, zinc, potassium , vitamin D, and other important nutrients in the body ... foods are rich in magnesium as well as calcium and potassium . Singling out which of these nutrients is responsible...
    ... is not true. Look it up in medical texts. Too much potassium will kill you. It is a mineral that the body needs...

  15. Six year old - leg cramps sugar related?
    ... may be other things like low thyroid hormone, or low potassium , and other conditions not likely in a child. All...
    ... thing to try is having him eat bananas every day..The potassium should ease his leg cramps~I hope this helps him soon...

  16. Is there anything out to treat RLS other than medication?
    ... know this sounds weird but RLS is caused by a lack of Potassium in your body. So you say "Now What?" Well, Eat a banana...

  17. is this rls plse?
    ... abdomen, thighs and upper arms till I started taking Potassium supliments. Do you take vitamins? Try Potassium and...

  18. I'm not sure what this is, any advice?
    ... don't have trouble sleeping, but did begin a daily potassium intake and had my endocrinologist check my electrolyte ... and potassium levels. Have you had that done? New to this board...
    ... don't have trouble sleeping, but did begin a daily potassium intake and had my endocrinologist check my electrolyte ... and potassium levels. Have you had that done? New to this board ... are dead on. Maybe it is an imbalance regarding potassium and electrolyte's (my friend's bunny once had a potassium...

  19. Bitter Lemon Drink Works Too!!!
    ... subject, Tropicana OJ contains a good percentage of potassium with a 8 oz serving. There are sodas that contain...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. my legs
    ... problems. Have you had any blood work done to see if your Potassium is low.. This can cause calf pain and muscle soreness...

  2. BobM & other friends, what meds?
    ... this for a reason. my sister told me to take more potassium for the leg pain. i will be doing just that. maybe...

  3. NEED QUICK ADVICE... neck affecting heart?
    ... He said it could be as simple as problems with potassium or magnesium. My potassium levels were OK that day...

  4. back in hosp. again
    ... blood work, stool etc. My sed rate in hosp. was 50, potassium was low. I pray that it has gone down. I still have...
    ... Lori - I'm pulling for ya! About the potassium , just go bananas!! I eat one a day. Helps with leg...

  5. EXTREMELY TIRED!
    ... your iron checked, it's usually the first culprit. Potassium too! Debbie P.S. Do you take vitamins? --------...
    ... vitamins and nothing seems to work. I believe there's potassium in my vitamin but I don't take any additional, will...
    ... actually starts working... Eat a banana each morning, for potassium . You have to be careful too much potassium is bad...

Cancer board

  1. Cancer and food craving
    ... chocolate has a lot of magnesium and bananas have a lot of potassium . I don't know if that has any correlation to the...

  2. Me and my family is at risk !
    ... supplementation with alkaline minerals such as calcium, potassium , magnesium, cesium and rubidium. To low of a PH and...
    ... day. the ingredents in the pills are as follows: Potassium Bicarbonate, Magnesium Citrate 155mg Amylse 2500...
    ... polluted with benzene! Using a combination of sodium and potassium bicarbonate in a ratio of 2:1 is actually a much more ... it for you. Mix two parts baking soda and one part potassium bicarbonate in a jar. Keep tightly closed. Label it ... sodium Potassium bicarbonate alkalizer (this potion is also very useful...

  3. i'm 26 and have cancer - ewings sarcoma
    ... kinds (Splenda, Asparatme, Saccharin, and Acesuflame Potassium )...

  4. Help!! had chemo leaked under skin cant get it out
    ... my fathers cancer treatment he was given a dose of potassium too quickly-via a shot int he IV instead of hte drip...

  5. Just wanted to introduce myself
    ... Problem is, I forget those stats too!!! :-) My potassium level was at nothing--that sent my heart rate back...

  6. Natural Recommendations For Cancer
    ... chemicals, including nitric acid, sodium sulfite, potassium hydroxide, sulfuric acid, inositol, and catechol ...

Cancer: Bladder board

  1. can a kidney stone cause a bladder backup?
    ... that helps the leg cramps since you might be low on potassium from not eating You might have to call or go back...

  2. Thyroid and Bladder Issues
    ... year and that Dr. belives I have either calcium or potassium deposits in my bladder.) I will find out more from...

  3. Not Cystitis? Bladder too thin?
    ... it before.Then he did a test in which he inserted potassium something into my bladder and I basically had no reaction ... Cystitis I would have had a very strong reaction to the potassium .But he decided to prescribe me Elmirion anyway and...

  4. Does bladder ache with kidney stone? Please help
    ... wasn't working and switched her to clorthalidone and potassium citrate which keeps her hydrated. You may want to...

  5. looking for information on bladder cancer
    ... was all messed up. I had low plattlett count, low potassium . I had a high fever. They ran a million test on me...

  6. The Bladder!!!!!!!!!
    ... urine test for menopause is better. He did say my potassium is low. I take a duertic to keep from getting kidney ... stones and a potassium pill. I need to have my bloodwork checked. That might ... have been feeling lately. Pretty crappy. I take that potassium so I would think that would be enough and eat bananas...
    ... Polly. You need to watch that potassium . Maybe you should talk to your doctor about taking ... magnesium with it so it can support more of the Potassium in your cells. I am taking my upper GI the same day...

  7. Bladder Sling/UTI
    ... and lots of other things too. You also need some potassium daily too. It sounds complicated but it isn't really...
    ... bananna once a day, or one glass of OJ, to replace the potassium . The Magnessium is in pill form yet, but is a natual...

Cancer: Brain board

  1. Husband with GBM Brain Cancer
    ... starting shutting down. He wasn't able to obsorb potassium any more. He passed peacefully after almost a week...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. Another new person.
    ... wasn't very low, I had to get a prescription for 10 potassium pills to keep that where it should be. They also...

  2. Dysplasia-Vitamins/Supplements/Etc..
    ... Coenzyme Q 10 & i have a banana a day to help with potassium from BCP LLysine is supp to be GREAT for dysplasia...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. Colposcopy today but...
    ... symptoms are nausea, fatigue,(for over a year) Low potassium and recently hormonal changes like heavy periods,...

  2. So many things wrong, (this is long guys)
    ... right with me)my nutrients are very very low now.My Potassium and all the other nutrients you need is going right...

  3. Starting to worry
    ... been running blood test on me every other day as my potassium level ranges from 2.4 to 2.7. I have been taking ... 12,000 mg of potassium a day, yet it still has not gone up. I have had IV ... potassium through the ER and then sent home to become very ill...

  4. Cervical Dysplasia and Folic Acid
    ... fatty acids, vitamins A, C, and E, iron, zinc, copper, potassium and selenium are all essential for the immune system...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. Anyone experience adverse effects from pelvic radiation?
    ... weakens bones due to faster loss of calcium); and Potassium Gluconate. I used to have to take Senokot-S, but since...

  2. What to expect? Prep on Sunday, Colonoscopy on Monday.
    ... him, he has put me on two blood pressure meds, and potassium supplement and never monitored it during the last...

  3. Jelz
    ... whatever. Boost puts out a juice that has a lot of potassium , protien etc in it. It is called Breeze. I had a hard...

  4. Anyone have Restless Leg Syndrome?
    ... before bed and eating bananas during the day. The Potassium in them will help your muscles and it hsoothes you...

  5. Is it Normal???
    ... possible that your dad is dehydrated with a very low potassium level. A year ago my husband started downhill within ... days and after he was hospitalized we found that his potassium level was dangerously low. They gave him iv potassium ... and we went back everyday for a week for fluids with potassium . It took over a week, but he finally was stronger...
    ... possible that your dad is dehydrated with a very low potassium level. A year ago my husband started downhill within ... days and after he was hospitalized we found that his potassium level was dangerously low. They gave him iv potassium ... and we went back everyday for a week for fluids with potassium . It took over a week, but he finally was stronger...

  6. Difficult recovery from rectal cancer surgery. Would be grateful for diet advice!
    ... worry so much about mineral deficiencies (such as potassium and sodium). He has recently started to complain ... bloodwork done every week to monitor his sodium and potassium levels. In regards to his physical activity, he makes...

  7. Rectal Cancer & TME
    ... all the way to where my gallbladder used to be. My potassium levels had dropped and I was malnourished. I had...

  8. working during chemo? many questions...
    ... and he had to have fluids every once in a while with potassium . Make sure that he has a supply of anti-nausea pills...

  9. Xeloda & Bad Reactions
    ... clinic every day for a week for ivs that contained potassium and within about 2 weeks he was doing so much better...

  10. Hiya Guys-How are you doing?
    ... menstrual, which isn't any more, but anywho, he takes potassium supplements and they help him tremendously. I know...

  11. CEA Levels of 500
    ... has gone into the hospital for many things - High Potassium , gall bladder infection, anemia...etc. They did a...

  12. Starting Chemo on Monday-Reason starting back to work 6/16 & Insurance ?s
    ... took before I started the first dose of chemo-and my potassium , calcium, everything was low. I thought I was going...

  13. Questions-post op exercise, diet, soreness, chemo, etc.
    ... came back and they were sure everything was okay. My potassium was low towards the end, so I would reccommend stocking...

  14. Can Y'all Check In?
    ... treatment. Blood counts looked fine except for low potassium . So I had a 2 hour infusion of saline and potassium...

  15. Question - Help
    ... dehydrated and end up in the emergency room. I had very low potassium levels during my first round of chemo (5-FU) due to ... ended up in urgent care once having to be put on a potassium drip. Also, if the meds they gave him to handle the...

  16. Colonoscopy prep question
    ... abnormalities but blood test shows very low normal potassium and sodium (probably caused by blood pressure meds...
    ... prep. If your doctor thinks it's okay, start taking potassium supplements, so, you might handle the rescheduled ... have low blood pressure and my bloodwork showed low potassium . I've learned to schedule my test right at the start...

  17. question about chemo side effects
    ... Sorry, I meant calcium magnesium not potassium . BTW my father horrified the nurses in the clinic...

  18. Recovery Time?
    ... the bowels retain the body's salt ) and he has low potassium . The few days following the surgery, he wasnt allowed...
    ... bowel usually maintains the body's salt). And his Potassium levels tend to go dangerously low. I hope that i...
    ... If you did and I can't see it, my bad, sorry. Potassium and salt(sodium chloride) as well as water are reclaimed ... and electrolytes. A banana has a good compliment of potassium . Sport drinks are designed to replentish water and...

  19. Colon Resection
    ... oral Colase 3 times a day as a stool softner; and Potassium and Magnesium as needed intraveneously. By the time...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. New wound..reopened
    ... room around 2..ran tests...possible dehydraton....low potassium ...increased confusion...CT showed small mets to base ... mets to the brain...but increased confusion w/ low potassium ....not he mets to the brain...finally admitted to...

  2. Chemo and the brain
    ... can cause some confusion...How is she eating? Low Potassium and electrolytes can also cause...the biggest concern...

  3. My mom
    ... decided to admit her for increased confusion...and low potassium ...again...as she had IV fluid and potassium...last ... from her cancer....electrlytes dangersously low... potassium still low...CT showed some bain mets..but told not...

  4. Anyone with experience w/ Taxol?
    ... her blood levels kept dropping ...dehydrated....and potassium went low...only made it through 3 weeks...if they...

  5. leg question
    ... read, somewhere or heard, that it is a calcium? or potassium ? deficiency. I believe it is calcium if my mind isnt...

  6. lost my dad :(
    ... was gunna be sick and he just died...they said his potassium got so high it stopped his heart...i have never hurt...

Cancer: Pancreatic & Liver board

  1. Questions about Pancreatic Cancer
    ... dad has chemo, you want to make sure they check the potassium levels and put in a port. Having needles stuck in...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. Flax Seed and Prostate Cancer!
    ... are a good sources of iron, zinc, calcium, protein, potassium , magnesium, vitamin E and folate. These important...

Cancer: Rectal & Anal board

  1. If I have colon cancer I'm most likely going to die!
    ... everytime I have a BM there will be blood. I also have low potassium which I think can cause constipation. I'm so scared...

Leukemia board

  1. CML - 8 months on meds

  2. Scared, advice would help please.
    ... kids, I should be healthy" "You have extremely low potassium , low iron and protein in the urine" Please keep...

  3. Test results, no Dx
    ... lymphs, high absolute grans,wbc 11.7 slightly high, Potassium low, and urea nitrogen low. All the rest of the blood...