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Digestive Disorders board

  1. Stomach pain, gastritis?
    ... spasms and cramping. It is needed to help Calcium and potassium absorption. It is also required in enzyme activity...

  2. Heart flutters with stomach gas!!
    ... example, cramps in the legs sometimes is caused by a potassium defenciency. If you don't eat a really healthy diet ... , some people can be sensitive to the lack of potassium . Sufficient levels of Vitamin C can help somewhat...

  3. Can Someone Help Me Please!!!!!
    ... in the hospital because of being dehydrated and my potassium level was very low. To make a long story short ... my skin so the dr sent me for more lab work and my potassium level was up but my magnesium level was still very...

  4. Reglan? Help!
    ... affects everyone different -- with me it depletes my potassium and gives me many of the same symptoms you are having ... . I was fortunate because I knew what low potassium felt like and I stopped it and took more of a potassium...

  5. problems
    ... that i am over 20 pounds underweight, my sodium and potassium count is really low and he said that i have an infection...

  6. Severe diarrhea, extreme weight loss
    ... doctor said the only thing they could find was a low Potassium level. Cost $500.00. He took some Potassium supplements...

  7. Heart Flutters?
    ... too and everything was fine. He told me to get more potassium . But since I started taking the magnesium, which...

  8. Attn Starling72: Going Back on Nexium?
    ... irregularities just went away. Also, make sure your potassium level is above 4.0 all the time. A potassium level...

  9. looking for some help and advice
    ... 29 and because of the diarrhea etc. he developed a potassium crisis and had heart failure. It is not anything to...
    ... being deficiencies in your electrolyte balance (i.e. potassium , magnesium, etc...) Lack of potassium can also cause...

  10. I need help from you guys
    ... .i did go see my doc and, he gave me imodium and, potassium pills, which didn't help much, he then gave me antibiotics...

  11. irregular heartbeats when I am eating
    ... got rid of chronic gastritis with Mastica, keep my potassium above 4.0 and now for over 2 years rearly have any...

  12. Looking for other non diabetic gastoparesis people
    ... ncontrollably, so we end up in the emergency room. Then her potassium usually gets really low. She has not been able to...

  13. Rotten Egg Burps - oh my gawd!!!
    ... Giardia can clean mess up your electrolytes, sodium, potassium etc. It kinda works in a cycle from what I understand ... medication that I was just perscribed. When your sodium/ potassium levels go amuck, you can get really light headed,...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. Does IBS lead to tiredness?
    ... has been drained from my body.Also ibs is causing my potassium levels to flucuate.Which in turn can be dangerous ... . Potassium is one of the important nutrients you need in your...

  2. newly diagnosed with IBS
    ... laxativs are causing this too happen? leaching out potassium too much you think?...

  3. anyone get skipped heart beats?
    ... he gets very dizzy and nauseated. They found his potassium to be low, he takes that and other types of medications...

  4. Does any one have this problem with IBS?
    ... had this problem with IBS. I suffer from Very Low Potassium . I have a hard time with my muscles becauses of having ... making it worst. I don't know if it is because my potassium is low and then me having IBS too, is why I am having ... had more blood work done the other day to check my potassium level again, and that nite I hurt and cramp so bad...
    ... Katmandu, What do the docs say is causing the low potassium ? The low K, by itself, is going to add to the agony...
    ... anything wrong at all. My blood work just shows my potassium is very low.........2.5 one time, they had to give ... me iv of potassium plus pills. Can't figured out why I have diraherra...
    ... Katmandu, The muscle pain and low potassium can be from separate issues. My husband has low potassium ... have any bowel problems. His doc has him taking a potassium supplement daily (prescription). He also has muscle...
    ... I do.i just heard from my doctor that my potassium levels are low.He told me to eat bananas or oj 3x ... you have ibs -d yes it can upset your electrolytes. Potassium is one of a vital mineral you need and if you have...

  5. Zelnorm???? IS IT TRUE??
    ... good for that and almonds. Also the prune juice has potassium and magnesium, and tons of other good stuff for you...

  6. New to Boards - Please Help
    ... diarrhea. I am having a problem also with keeping potassium - I have been hospitalized for IV fluids and potassium...

  7. med called xifaxan
    ... restaraunt, it never went away, I lost weight and my potassium was low, I am dealing through this pregnancy and it...

  8. Life consuming or not....
    ... relaxing.Its a never ending drain,so much so that my potassium levels get out of whack from time to time.Was hoping...

  9. typical IBS symptoms?
    ... need to take something like magnesium, calcium and potassium supplements to help muscle cramping caused by trapped...

  10. IBS - 10 Years - Now on Raw Food Diet - Cant Manage . Going Mad
    ... products like . Rhodiola Rosea / Ginseng / Fibre / Potassium / Physillium / etc ... I have visited the health shop...

  11. Foods that help diarrhea?
    ... Banana's also give you an excellent source of potassium which is helpful for the spams and sometimes heartburn...

  12. Need info for my little sister!!!!
    ... much like my daughters, in and out of hospitals her potassium levels kept bottoming out, her blood counts were all...

  13. foul smelling anus!!!
    ... solution: Gatorade, Gatorade, Gatorade. It was probably a potassium deficiency but by drinking lots of Gatorade during...

  14. Spasm question
    ... caused by lack of a mineral --- magnesium, calcium or potassium in your body at the celluar level. I know you have...

  15. IBS or Chrons????
    ... absorb things well, bananas are a very good sourse of potassium , as are potatoes, which I LOVE, and eat a lot of ... cramps! I must take a multivitamin, vitamin D, potassium , magnesium, B-12 injections, and calcium supplements...

  16. Male 26 yrs. old and scared !!!!
    ... lunch and dinner (might have something to do with the potassium and muscle cramping) i also took two fibercon tablets...

Ear, Nose & Throat board

  1. Ear Infection not clearing
    ... canal. I have been on Amoxicilln and Clavulanate Potassium tablets since Sat. My ear is pounding, sharp pains...
    ... canal. I have been on Amoxicilln and Clavulanate Potassium tablets since Sat. My ear is pounding, sharp pains...

  2. what do i have????
    ... the doctor prescribed me Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium Tablets. I noticed this morning that the white bacteria...

  3. Tonsillectomy post-op: Day 7 - I'm in heaven!!
    ... recovery to? 1. VOLTAREN RAPID 25 (diclofenac potassium 25mg). This is the ONLY painkiller that has worked...

  4. Tonsillectomy & scabbing question
    ... chemist and picked up some Voltaren Rapid 25 (diclofenac potassium ). I took one and about half an hour later, the pain...

  5. Getting Throat stretched help anyone swallow better? Trouble swallowing.....
    ... normal, weakness in right arm, tested for low B12, Potassium , Iron, etc., also, have a brain scan to be done next...

  6. recovery

Hearing Disorders board

  1. my PET surgery experience
    ... Jenny, I tried the Premarin nose drops, drops of potassium idodide in juice and the Patul -end nose drops. I...

  2. Tinnitus relief/cure?! Vinpocectine!
    ... with inositol and B6- Vit A, D, calcium, magnesium, potassium , iodine, zinc and EFAs - ginger, known for helping...

  3. Strange new symptoms. Can anyone please help?
    ... protein diet is good. Avoid things with Sodium or Potassium (or is that just for Meniers Disease?) I'm just...

  4. Very strange hearing problem - help!
    ... Blood work hasn't shown a thing other than a slight potassium deficiency, which has since been improved. The...

  5. potassium iodide solution for PET
    ... aja, have tried a '****** search' using the phrase- potassium iodide solution for PET, however i didn't get a connection ... with the potassium iodide and the PET. Do you remember how you searched...
    ... Hello all, Potassium iodide for PET is not new, but its worth a try if...

  6. parched eustachian tubes...
    ... have tried ventilation tubes, premarin nose spray, potassium iodide solution called PIMA, a research drug being...

  7. Sound of Breathing in Ear
    ... PET until now. He gave me a prescription for SSKI ( Potassium Iodide). It comes in liquid form and I put 10 drops...

  8. Eustachian Tube Catheter
    ... Premarin nose spray but no difference. Tried the PIMA ( Potassium Iodide suspension--works on the same premise of causing...
    ... Premarin nose spray but no difference. Tried the PIMA ( Potassium Iodide suspension--works on the same premise of causing...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Patulous Eustachian

  2. For all Patulous Eustacian Tube Sufferers
    ... back and placing three drops in my right nostril. No, potassium iodide was not also prescribed. I did not have to...
    ... above water. 3. She doesn't know where to get the Potassium Iodide (SSKI). She thought they stopped making it...

  3. Is it still MAV or something else??
    ... was in the hospital a few days before I did have low potassium . Don't know what all that can do to ya, but hey could...
    ... Your potassium was low just a few days before the exam lol???? My ... that you have all the nutrients you need. The low potassium and electrolytes in general will cause spastic muscles...

  4. Inner ear problem
    ... just louder now. The ENT has put me on Lasix and potassium . I have not seen much change - he wants to lessen...

  5. 5 Htp
    ... effects. If I ate 10 bananas a day, I'm pretty sure the potassium would impact my inner ear fluids in not such a good...

  6. anxiety/panic/dizzies and balance
    ... vitamins as follows........ multi vitamins and iron. potassium . 5 htp. magnesium. cod liver oil with omeg 3 and...

  7. Do your dizzies have a pattern
    ... lightheadedness- says lots of orange juice( now that has potassium in it. Now I find mine are worse- all summer into...

  8. New Symptoms
    ... of the ion channel in question (usually calcium or potassium channels). Most migraine drugs I have tried make...

  9. Colonazepam, Accupuncture, & Homeopathic Approach (Love to hear input, i'm desperate)
    ... MEP moves (modified epley procedure) I have upped my potassium levels, been drinking lots of water during the day...

  10. HELP! Is there ever an end to this!?!
    ... of chai tea in the A.M. ) Cut out salt, upped the potassium , I'm taking apple cider vinager tablets, and have...

  11. Need your help please!!!
    ... pressure is to low, or maybe it's my hormones" "Is my potassium to low? What if I have heart disease?" " Maybe I should...

  12. Meneire's Syndrome - newbie here
    ... It is the kind that doesn't deplete your body of potassium like some diuretics do. It totally helps me keep the...

  13. Meniere's Disease?
    ... effects of taking a diuretic? I know it can throw off Potassium levels, so that concerns me. Plus, I have low blood...
    ... effects of taking a diuretic? I know it can throw off Potassium levels, so that concerns me. Plus, I have low blood...

  14. Subs advice..BPPV ATTACK! Scared
    ... ok. ...You may want to consider V8 to replace teh potassium and a sports drink to replace the other electrolytes...

  15. Exercise and symptom return?
    ... believe it's a electrolyte imbalance and suspect it's my potassium levels that get out of kilter. My symptoms are very ... they usually last about a week. The reason I suspect potassium is that these started soon after I went on the GI ... potatoes I was eating and didn't substitue another high potassium food. ...Now when I'm going to be sweating all day...

  16. Rode my bike and paying the price
    ... somewhere that adrenaline (epinepherine) can make potassium go from extracellular to intracellular. Not sure what ... that means except that potassium does something because of the adrenaline. It also ... when I had been exercising and sweating profusly (low potassium scenario). The episodes lasted a week and by the second ... terrible off balance feeling. ...Endolymph is 99% potassium so do you think there might be a connection? We usually...

  17. Meniere's Disease? (I'm so scared!!)
    ... attack since he started monitoring his sodium and potassium intake with more water and less coffee. Did you notice...

  18. Airborne
    ... Vitamin A, C, E, Robiflavin, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium , Zinc, Herbal Extracts, Amino Acids I am taking...

  19. Question for Scott
    ... who it was) who was convinced that increasing his potassium levels was a major factor in reducing his BPPV attacks ... as the liquid in the endolymph has a high level of potassium . I may be messed up here and am not remembering this...

  20. Hydrops - low salt diet - anyone with advice
    ... on Aldactazide for quite a few months. This is a potassium sparing water pill but it didn't help so I figure...

  21. More indo on Dizziness-Another personal Experiance(dang-it)
    ... scenario that could cause the same conditions. I up'd my potassium and have drank lots of water and fluids and actually...
    ... theory only) is that since the endolympth is primarily potassium and perilympth is primarily sodium that when we lose ... a lot of electrolytes that some of the potassium or sodium in the endolympth/perilympth go out of solution ... right after eating a high glycemic meal, I suspected potassium as that is effected by insulin. So all I really did ... was make sure I was geting lots of potassium during my work outs and all has been pretty good. ... I also suspected potassium as I didn't have any of these episodes until I limited ... see if it helps you in these situations. Eat high potassium foodslike bananas or tomato juice(V8 vegetable juice...

  22. Jen, Anne and other MAVers
    ... Anhydrous (200mg), Magnesium phosphate (100mg) and Potassium Phosphate (25mg). i couldn't find glycinate, gluconate...

  23. new here, please take a look =)
    ... dizziness but made me almost pass out from the loss of potassium . maybe you should give it a try, its called diazide...
    ... diatretic but i got cramps with that and it sucks the potassium out of your body so u can faint on it. i stopped...
    ... took aldatizde (sp??) for the water pill. It is a potassium sparing fluid pill so you don't loose potassium. ...

  24. A few questions from a newly diagnosed BPPV sufferer...
    ... drinking lots of water, that my electrolytes (I suspect potassium ) got low and that's what triggered the attacks. They...

  25. BPPV help needed!!
    ... ...Low potassium will trigger BPPV attacks and I also suspect MSG for ... the same thing so Sodium, calcium, magnesium, and potassium may all need to be kept in correct levels. ...I have...
    ... I read that diabetics get sudden hypokalamea (low potassium ) when they take their insulin when their serum potassium ... is low. This is caused by the insulin causing the potassium to go from extracellular to intracellular. It's a ... diabetics on diuretics as they're aty risk for low potassium . Since diuretics is common for Meniere's they too ... situation, I then started supplementing my diet with potassium and the episodes deminished. let me know if you find...
    ... endolymphatic fluid that has a high concentration of potassium and a low concentration of sodium" Any possibilities...
    ... endolymphatic fluid that has a high concentration of potassium and a low concentration of sodium" Any possibilities ... there? ...The fact that Endolymph is 99% potassium and perilymph is almost all sodium is what got me ... I had came on rather suddenly I then searched on " potassium " (and the other electrolytes) and came across the ... symptoms of hypokalemia, the solution is simply to add potassium to the diet so I just started making sure that I had...

  26. Question for people who have had BPPV
    ... symptoms and all came at a time I would have been low on potassium . I eat lots of bananas now and haven't had any more...

  27. Had My Physical Today, Lot's of changes!!
    ... the diet so far is that I tend to get deficiant in potassium and potatoes are a good source of that and I had reduced...

  28. BPPV and LowGI Diet- Scott
    ... the potatoes, I also sut back on my main source of Potassium and wasn't substituing any low glycemic foods that ... were high in potassium . I suspect that is a concern when changing any diet...

  29. strange 1st visit w/new ENT
    ... primary lateral sclorosis, GERD, allergies/asthma, hbp, potassium depletion difficulty, herniated C7, bulging C5 & C6...

  30. for the undiagnosed dont forget these things as most drs dont bother
    ... glycerol' drops-- I have taken the premarin and the PIMA ( potassium iodiode immersion) and the FDA drug study drops from...
    ... additionally help to be on these? PP, what are the potassium iodide drops?( you mentioned these on the 1/8, sorry...
    ... additionally help to be on these? PP, what are the potassium iodide drops?( you mentioned these on the 1/8, sorry...
    ... about the things I have tried--ventilation tube, PIMA ( potassium iodide solution), Premarin nose drops, patulous/patulent...
    ... from a post before: You asked: PP, what are the potassium iodide drops?( you mentioned these on the 1/8, sorry ... distressed if I was unable to contact you here. The potassium iodide drops work on the same premise that the other...

  31. 95% for one evening!
    ... various nutrients in food - and caffeine - affecting the potassium (?) level in part of the inner ear, but don't hold...

  32. dizziness/lightheadedness
    ... done for thyroid, iron, white cells, Hemoglobin and potassium and they all came up normal. My blood pressure is...
    ... done for thyroid, iron, white cells, Hemoglobin and potassium and they all came up normal. My blood pressure is...