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  1. General medical physician?
    ... headedness could be from low blood pressure..or low potassium ...If you are sweating a lot this could cause both...
    ... tests over the last year, and none have ever shown low potassium . I also used to eat a lot of bananas around the time...

  2. Singer, CC?
    ... have a chem profile that will check your calcium, potassium , sodium, magnesium. It is good that you still have...
    ... affect your heart when too high or too low as well as potassium regulates the rhythm of your heart. Chemotherapy...

  3. Enlarged Lymph Nodes - Cancer?
    ... experience with this I went to emerg, had high troponin low potassium , renal function poor. But CRP was normal. ECG showed ... emerg, and it's always the same.high troponin low potassium etc.. I have just seen an endo and am having some...

  4. #5 is Over
    ... when I fainted after #6 (due to low blood sugar & potassium ) I thought I'd NEVER make it 2 more treatments. Yes...

  5. Worried about Kayla again
    ... today..(they've been watching my blood sugar levels & potassium )..just to come tomorrow morning (with bells on) for...

  6. #4 is a Go!
    ... not as big a deal as it sounds. I think without my potassium pills, I'd be covered with those bumps I was getting...

  7. Round # 7....can I do it?
    ... Apparently, my blood work is o.k., except for my potassium , which I have to continue taking mega doses. Doc...
    ... that all your other labs were normal. If just your potassium is low than that is not so bad. Once you get dehydrated ... like you were that is why your (k) potassium is struggling to climb back up. It will get there...

  8. I'll never get to the end
    ... one. My WBCs are low, my neutrophils are low, my potassium is low. Now another pill to take potassium and keep...
    ... neuropathy? I took it, and I swear it helped. The potassium supplements I'll be on throughout the duration (chemo...

  9. Woke up with pounding heartbeat
    ... antibiotic (Cipro) for a bladder infection, and heavy potassium 2X daily. I asked if I should stop anything, and ... much sound asleep. After I saw Linda's post about potassium and too much can throw your heart into arrythmia, ... GIGANTROUS (?) horse pills! On my bottle is reads, " Potassium CH CR 20M TAB" One tablet by mouth, twice a day for...
    ... sit outside. Stay away from caffiene for a day. Potassium regulates your heart beat and rhythm. Drink plenty ... of water when taking your Potassium . Sometimes when you feel your heart racing it is...
    ... actually slept in) I felt back to normal. Perhaps the potassium is getting my electrolytes back on track...plus, I...
    ... have chemo on Friday (I find out tomorrow, since my potassium and blood sugar was so low) I will have ONE MORE! ... what's to come---MY LIFE! By the way, I finished my potassium supplements, and I believe they really helped. From...

  10. Leg cramps
    ... you taking any supplements at all? I'm taking mega potassium right now, and I've noticed it's helping with quite...
    ... that you are back. Leg cramps can be from a lack of potassium . Do not take potassium unless you get a blood test ... . Too much potassium can cause heart arrythemia. Ask your doc for Quinaam...
    ... infection. Tomorrow is blood work and I'll ask about the potassium and quinine. Thanks again for all your help. ...

  11. Fairylights & Kayla, as well...
    ... gave me the prescription for Cipro (antibiotic) and potassium ....told me to eat EVERY 2 hours. That was horrible ... you??? duh. I also like to add a banana for the potassium , which I guess was really low, too. I'm feeling much...

  12. Platelet Transfusion
    ... calcium gets low and it will domino and affect your potassium , sodium causing your to have a vibration effect in...

  13. Need some advice
    ... weakness Very blah not just tired but no energy Low potassium level 3.0 terrible heart Palpitations (probably ... caused by low potassium but they wont go away even on supplements) Odd sweating...
    ... depressents. I dont think I need them. Im worried about my potassium and my Dr is convinced I have an eating disorder. ... because my blood work is showing up fine except the potassium and borderline WBC. This has been going on for 2 yrs...

  14. Need advice, please
    ... 9.6 Then on the general chemistry Potassium 3.0L (maked as low) The weird thing...

  15. swelling and lymph nodes
    ... positive, esr 2 on one occasion and 6 on another, low potassium level, growth hormone slightly elevated, excess protien...

  16. Swollen lymph nodes in groin
    ... about PNC, then I figured out they probably meant potassium and calcium, ya think? I’ll keep you all posted...
    ... look it up later. I'll definitely know tomorrow. Potassium and calcuim test was the closest I could find and...
    ... tests were mostly normal. The PNC test - yes, it was potassium and calcium. I had a few things that were out of...

Dental Health board

  1. Wisdom Teeth Extracted, Now Leg Cramps?
    ... suggestions? The only thing I can think of is a potassium deficiency from not eating. I popped a prenatal vitamin...

  2. Damaged gums from Dentotape
    ... has a ton of vitamins in it, natural calcium, zinc, potassium , magnesium, a multitude of trace minerals and Dead...

  3. dentistry from hell
    ... having a heart attack because of dehydration and low potassium . All of the dentists I've seen have no answers...

  4. has anyone used sensodyne?
    ... to the drug store and compared the ingredients (the Potassium Nitrate) and it's the same thing but there is a big...

  5. Headaches And Clenching?
    ... can be helped with adequate hydration and a little potassium ....

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint board

  1. Atlas vertebra misaligned?
    ... affects the cell permeability and flow of sodium, potassium , and calcium. These changes are necessary to control...

  2. endocrinologist? prednisone?
    ... side affects are muscle cramping & weakness (due to potassium loss), blood pressure increase, insomnia, tinnitus...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. Question about lunch meat.
    ... exercise, drink lots of water and eat foods high in potassium ...potassium and sodium work hand in hand somehow....

  2. does decafe coffee have potassium in it? and what drinks do?
    ... acid response upon ingestion is produced by removing potassium such that the coffee product contains less than half ... its normal content of potassium , and decaffeinated coffee beverages obtained from ... the coffee product have a potassium content of less than about 50 mg per cup. (note that ... that decaf coffee may have harmful health effect) Potassium is naturally found in dairy products, honey, fresh...
    ... probably any kind of pop, washes out some of your potassium , so that you may have to take one of those grocery ... weeks or so. I'm doing a search to try to find if potassium affects your labs, as someone said using inhaled...

  3. Potassium And Drinks
    ... None of those drinks have potassium . The best way to get potassium is from eating foods ... think fruits and vegetables). Also, orange juice has potassium . If you're trying to increase your potassium intake ... also suggest lowering your sodium (salt) intake. Potassium and Sodium are important in maintaining your body ... balance. If you consume too much sodium it forces the potassium out of your body and your electrolytes are unbalanced...
    ... Actually coffee has alot of potassium . Tea and soda do not. Other foods high in potassium ... kiwi, papaya. Meat, milk, milkshakes are also high potassium foods. Hope this helps. Leea...

  4. need assistance
    ... It sounds to me like your electrolytes (magnesium, potassium , calcium) are unbalanced. As Ding says, "Eating in...

  5. Hi new to the Board ... I'm on Predisone .... and was looking for a
    ... also need to avoid salt and get plenty of calcium and potassium . So, avoid packaged foods with lots of added salt...
    ... prednisone removes calcium from bones, also it removes potassium . Your doctor should be monitoring these. I found ... in an emergency ward. I had to have three bags of potassium injected and boy it hurt! Also was getting lots of...

  6. How to get enough electrolytes?
    ... There are 2 main electrolytes: potassium and sodium. Most people get too much sodium in their ... worry about that. These juices are loaded with potassium : orange, tomato, V8 and prune. Also grapefruit has ... buy the low sodium. Interestingly, coffee has a high potassium content, but of course coffee can dehydrate you, which...

  7. Getting enough calcium in your diet?
    ... thinking about the other minerals (such as magnesium and potassium for example) can cause an imbalance. Too much of something...

  8. Family needs nutrition makeover
    ... at one point. Finally, they dertermined he had low potassium levels and we started including more potassium rich ... day. After a trip to the ER we found that he had low potassium and that probably caused the seizures. My health...
    ... made a great start on getting the minerals (including potassium ) and vitamins and fiber into your family's diet. ...

  9. Need diet advice for high blood pressure
    ... meat and sweets -eating foods rich in magnesium, potassium and calcium This is enough info to get me started...

  10. Needing Nutritional Information...afraid to eat!
    ... whites It has 0 fat 0 cholesterol, 100 sodium, 95 potassium , less than 1 carb, 0 fiber, less than 1sugar, 6 protein...

  11. help with eating healthy food
    ... great sources of valuable vitamins and minerals like potassium , magnesium (which most people are deficient in), iron...

  12. Hi Everyone,
    ... substances that are regulated by the kidneys - ie. potassium , sodium, phosphorus, fluid. You are correct ... discouraged with renal failure due to their high potassium content. If you are responsible for your friend...

  13. What is Edamame?
    ... 40.0 130 milligrams of calcium 430 milligrams of potassium It differs from company to company. I find the...

  14. Detox Diet - Not to lose weight, to remove toxins
    ... Vitamin b1, b2, b5, b6, Vitamin A biotin, folic acid, Potassium ,Calcium,Magnesium,Manganese,Sodium, Phosphorus, iron ... .64 grams protein and 1.6 grams of dietary fiber. Potassium - 80 mg Calcium - 15mg Phosphorus - 9.2 mg Magnesium...

  15. The Alkaline Diet ((coral calium and alkaline water)
    ... 2weeks and my pH is up to 6.5 The pills contain: - Potassium Bicarbonate, Sodium Bicaronate and magnesium citrate...
    ... that carry it.. It has Mineral Blend: 155 mg Potassium Bicarbonate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Magnesium Citrate...

  16. dried fruit & antioxidants
    ... thiamine. Many dried fruits are high in fiber, iron, potassium , and selenium — all important nutrients for...

  17. Salt substitute
    ... it? Kari, No, not really. They ALL taste like potassium chloride which doesn't really fool anybody. I have...
    ... minerals in it that commom table salt doesn't, among them potassium , but it is still 98% sodium chloride. If someone...
    ... minerals in it that commom table salt doesn't, among them potassium , but it is still 98% sodium chloride. If someone...

  18. what are some of the foods I can eat?
    ... a chocolate bar! Ditto a banana. Yes healthier, potassium , fiber, natural sugar but still! I believe juice...

  19. Soy is deadly!

  20. Is 8 glasses of water a day too much?
    ... water that doctors/media say to drink. This depletes potassium and causes strain on the heart. Also bad for leaky...

  21. daily sugar intake
    ... Mix and you have a water that hidrates effectively. Potassium and sodium exchanges between the extracellular and...

  22. Milk not as beneficial for a person's bones as once thought?
    ... do not drink milk for calcium, B-12, magnesium or potassium as it has all these but i drink it as it is a good...

  23. Too much of a good thing?
    ... rather than 5 bananas. Bananas are a great source of potassium , calcium and folate, which in turn help prevent muscle ... disease/hyperkalemia, which in that case, too much potassium can be dangerous. If you're not experiencing side...
    ... VERY colon-healthy amount, and a whopping dose of potassium , also good....
    ... it was particularly bad for me to be eating so much potassium , for example....
    ... If your kidneys are bad then too much potassium in the diet can lead to hyperkalemia, where the excess ... potassium in the blood is not excreted out by the kidneys....

  24. Yogurt and Milk together?
    ... having both ..You'll probably add extra calcium and potassium and protein along with some probiotics so unless your...

  25. Thoughts on sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade?
    ... business. A good alternative might be fruit (sugar and potassium ) and water...let the body take care of its sodium...

  26. Whole Milk?
    ... after workout replenisher for me in its protein and potassium and Whey protein is the best food on earth to raise...

  27. tinned foods
    ... nutrition in them compared to fresh ones? like for example potassium in potatoes?...

  28. recovering from the flu..
    ... eat. They're loaded with carotenoids, vitamin C, potassium , and fiber. Watermelon. Excellent source of vitamin...

  29. Potassium question.
    ... Drink a glass of OJ in the morning. Good sources of potassium are strawberries, tomatoes, and oranges amoung others...
    ... blood test, anhd if low, get an Rx for prescription potassium chloride...it's MUCH cheaper that way. I share ... concern for the caloric price of getting 4 grams of potassium in the diet....
    ... to make. As you may know the maximum amount of potassium that is sold in a supplement is 99 mgms per pill. ... hypoaldosteronism --a condition where I need extra potassium daily because I loose alot of potassium daily. I take ... a potassium sparing diuretic along with 25 milli-equivalents ... of KCL and 24 -- potassium gluconate pills daily. This keeps my potassium above...
    ... Drink a glass of OJ in the morning. Good sources of potassium are strawberries, tomatoes, and oranges amoung others...

  30. Bananas?
    ... 31 iron 32 mg magnesium 26 mg phosphorus 422mg potassium 0.18 mg zinc Manganese, Mn mg 0.319 Selenium...
    ... of dietary fiber, a goodly pile of fiber, lots of potassium , and almost no fat. A snack WELL worth the 110 calories...

  31. Diet Coke vs. Regular Coke
    ... a rash from drinking soda because I am allergic to potassium benzoate, but it is not really caused by soda....

  32. jacket potato
    ... 16 Copper (mg) 0.4 Manganese (mg) 0.3 Potassium (mg) 510...

  33. How long is Kefir good once opened?
    ... minerals, vitamins and amino acids, but is high in potassium . Something I definiely think is better than normal...

  34. Another low-carb question!
    ... worry about carbs in vitamins but take them especially potassium , magnesium and calcium above and beyond your mulitivitamin...
    ... found that taking Magnesium/calcium and zinc plus a potassium pill along with my regular mulitvitamin has made me ... get let cramps on induction because of the lack of potassium . I take this and the magnesium has so many health...
    ... found that taking Magnesium/calcium and zinc plus a potassium pill along with my regular mulitvitamin has made me ... Hello, Anitak! Yes, I take magnesium, calcium and potassium supplements along with my daily multi-vitamin. I...
    ... absorb other important minerals such as calcium and potassium . Magnesium supplementation also helps people with...

  35. Too much exercise?
    ... you not let this get worse. It could really be low potassium levels. Low potassium levels would be consistent with ... fatigue and muscle weakness. You may not be that low in potassium now but you don't want to fool around with this problem ... because, for one thing, it is easier to supplement than potassium , and magnesium regulates your potaassium levels. Potassium ... muscles and supplement the lost magnesium. I had low potassium levels a while ago. It is not something you want to ... heart can stop. If you wanted to try supplementing potassium , the best thing is a salt substitute. The supplements...
    ... just told me that 1/3 of the body's energy comes from potassium and the way the body burns salts. is this true? ... could this be depriving my body from getting its potassium and magnesium like you said with coffee which is also...

  36. bananas
    ... lots of fiber, calcium, vitamin c, amino acids, and potassium . they're nutrient dense, filling, and delicious. unless...
    ... intended to eat. Bananas are high in vitamin B6 and potassium . :p Sometimes I'll have 2 in one day!lol...
    ... they would not be good for you is if you had High Potassium levels. My grandma cannot eat them because of ... her high potassium levels. Other than that, they have cancer fighting...
    ... healthy eat them, and enjoy, good source of fiber and potassium :)...
    ... eaten after a protein and fat meal or snack. BTW the potassium rationale for banana consumption is mostly a figment...
    ... they would not be good for you is if you had High Potassium levels. My grandma cannot eat them because of ... her high potassium levels. Other than that, they have cancer fighting ... benefits and are very nutritious. :D That (high potassium levels) is a new one on me. I don't recall encountering...
    ... don't eat much fruit but I do eat nanners for the potassium in them. When I was a kid I used to eat peanut butter...
    ... That (high potassium levels) is a new one on me. I don't recall encountering ... other way around...but people definitly can have high potassium levels...And a :) would be to eat bananas :)...
    ... That (high potassium levels) is a new one on me. I don't recall encountering ... any other adrenal insuffiency have chronically high potassium . I have my blood work done every 6 months and every...

  37. Why I don't drink milk
    ... lose calcium as well as the electrolytes sodium and potassium . I go to the gym for a reason, to get some lean...
    ... lose calcium as well as the electrolytes sodium and potassium . I go to the gym for a reason, to get some lean...

  38. water
    ... kidneys. Too much water can remove too much sodium, potassium and magnesium from our bodies and result in a dangerous...

  39. How do you eat Kiwi Fruit???
    ... Kiwis are higher in potassium than a banana, so yes they do have a lot of nutrional...

  40. Paleo Diet
    ... the "Paleo Diet" is to recreate the proper ratio of potassium -to- sodium, it could be something like six to one ... contains WAAYY too much sodium and far too little potassium . NaCl is a mineral, a slight buffer which found in...

  41. Potassium/Iron deficiency????
    ... then it it just sore the whole day. Am I lacking in potassium or iron? Or what can be the cause of this? Please...
    ... That's happened to me before. I've heard that potassium helps prevent muscle cramps, so whenever I get those...
    ... out and bought some chard, because it is ver high in potassium . How do I prepare it? Can I eat it raw?...
    ... spinach, but slightly sweeter. Chard is the highest potassium source, 933 mg, which is 27% DV. I am going to eat ... this more often, I think it was the potassium I was lacking. Also, has anyone ever had frozen bananas...

  42. Peanut buttery...
    ... Protein is in the PB and milk, calcium in the milk, potassium in the banana, fiber in the apple and carrots, starch...

  43. I Need Help Please!!!
    ... your sushi) are rich in minerals like calcium and potassium that are important to using energy....

  44. Orange Juice, is it a healthy drink or too much sugar?
    ... a bowl of sugar. Orange juice is a good source of potassium , folate, and vitamin C. Of course, there is an advantage...

  45. Food can be evil
    ... the potato, naturally low in fat and brimming with potassium and good nutrition. Then Satan peeled off the healthful...

  46. juicing
    ... nsweetened organge juice in your diet. (My father did.) The potassium in fruit such as oranges, kiwi, and bananas are very...

  47. Running Pains
    ... doctor and they said it might be due to not enough potassium in my body. So, I started eating banana and drinking...
    ... Yah, I'm sure im not getting enough potassium . I think i am going to take it easy for a while but...

  48. Sprouted Bread..how long is it good?
    ... vitamin C, B-vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium , but also causes a natural change that allows the...
    ... vitamin C, B-vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium , but also causes a natural change that allows the...

  49. sodium in Lean cuisine, soups
    ... ll start retaining water. I noticed that they list potassium on the nutritional label, does that do something to...
    ... Yes, you need plenty of potassium . Try to get in 3600 mgs a day. And limit your sodium ... to at most 2400 mgs. I think you s hould keep your potassium levels higher than your sodium levels at any time ... important thing or something. Try lookin it up on google: potassium - sodium ratios...

  50. Craving celery???
    ... Lab data often indicates low sodium and elevated potassium in serum. Treatment of primary Addison's disease...
    ... Lab data often indicates low sodium and elevated potassium in serum. Treatment of primary Addison's disease...
    ... The only other things I have to do is low potassium and high sodium which I usually get from adding salt ... to food like soup or pickles! I limit my potassium , but not too much. I just try to eat only 1 high ... potassium food a day. Like if I eat a banana with my cereal...
    ... The only other things I have to do is low potassium and high sodium which I usually get from adding salt ... to food like soup or pickles! I limit my potassium , but not too much. I just try to eat only 1 high ... potassium food a day. Like if I eat a banana with my cereal...

  51. Celeriac... instead of potatoes?
    ... carbs of the potato, almost double the protein and potassium , and is higher in many vitamins and minerals. One...

  52. OMG, this stuff is amazing!
    ... lactic acid, soy lecithin, polysorbate 80, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, THBO and calcium disodium EDTA to preserve...