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Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Diamox for shopping cart syndrome?
    ... agents have the advantage that they may not require potassium supplementation. Dyazide (triamterine/HCTZ). ...

Sinus Problems board

  1. Sinus tachycardia questions
    ... electrolytes are out of balance. To that end, I've upped potassium , magnesium, calcium and sodium intake, but only for...

  2. sinus infection????
    ... eliminates watery eyes because it contains high amounts of potassium . It will rapidly thin the mucous, turning it from...

  3. Sinus surgery Minor... or slightly major...?
    ... I believe). So I'm taking iron supplements. My potassium is low as well so emphasis on that in the diet also ... I'm still recovering, or is it because of the iron/ potassium deficiency? Or a combination of everything? I guess...

  4. Chronic Sinusitis
    ... Salt), sodium bicarbonate (Baking Soda), xylitol, potassium chloride, and calcium chloride. Anyone who tried...

  5. Sinus Bradycardia
    ... glycerides: 586 Ratio: 8.4 Thyroid: OK Diabetes: No Potassium : OK Lyme disease: Negative After a month of a...

  6. Sinus Tachycardia effects on pregnancy?
    ... can come up with so far is that on my bloodwork the potassium seemed low to me. Although it wasn't out of the normal ... was 3.5....I did read somewhere that being low on potassium could cause heart arrythmias (sp?) so could that be...

  7. Homeopathy and sinuses?
    ... combing the hair may be painful. Kali bichromicum ( potassium bichromate): The distinguishing feature of people...

  8. natural sinus and allergy remedies?

Adrenal Disorders board

  1. I have it bad, why does this happen?
    ... basically negative except for small things. ( I was low in potassium from lack of eating) Life was good back then and...

  2. A list of Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms (Not Addisons)
    ... levels of sodium and water and decrease blood levels of potassium . That means they control muscle tension levels, blood ... levels of sodium and water and decrease blood levels of potassium . That means they control muscle tension levels, blood ... depleted, depression will begin. It is common for potassium levels to be low compared to sodium levels during...

Endocrine Disorders board

  1. Anyone take metoprolol in a real low dose and split the pills?
    ... especially since you are getting symptoms. Lack of potassium will decrease one's b/p but I know at least one of ... your meds can cause an increase in potassium . I was busy working on the house this weekend ... & didn't eat much. I know my potassium got low so now I'm playing catch up. Remember...
    ... through no fault of my own. You are right, maybe my potassium is out of balance again. Perhaps I should say more...
    ... especially since you are getting symptoms. Lack of potassium will decrease one's b/p but I know at least one of ... your meds can cause an increase in potassium . I was busy working on the house this weekend ... & didn't eat much. I know my potassium got low so now I'm playing catch up. Remember...

  2. Please help! Any one with a parathyroid condition or symptoms!
    ... 145 01 **Please note reference interval change** Potassium , Serum 4.4 mmol/L 3.5-5.2 01 **Please note reference...
    ... in the mid-high 20s i think; calcium was 10.6 and Potassium was 5.4 i think...just barely high. i had an ultrasound ... PTH being higher than it should with the calcium and potassium levels, but, i never knew what to look for and i realize...

  3. PPI side effects
    ... flowergirl2day :) Yeah, in the body Calcium, Sodium and Potassium have to be in proper balance....

  4. Looking for Answers
    ... vicadin, flexerall, xnax, 4 blood pressure medicines, potassium . His calcium levels are high including ionized. His...

  5. How many females have had kidney stones
    ... would try to do more follow up. He has me on meds and potassium but he just keeps it that way. Sometimes I think...
    ... I had open surgery. Now I take 40 meqs. of potassium citrate per day...for life.They were calcium phosphate...
    ... besides pain meds. I take a water pill ( not sparing potassium ) and 5 potassium pills a day becuase my potassium...
    ... my urine and my blood glucose is very high and my potassium is way off, too. I'm sooooo confused. My research...

  6. Undiagnosed Neurological symptoms<--can anyone shed some light??
    ... engine. Other tests including serum measurements of potassium , magnesium, and muscle enzymes might be helpful, as...

  7. Osteoporosis and Hyperparathyroid disease
    ... with out sweating badly. I thought this was from low potassium but I am unsure just like every Dr. I am never thirsty ... cloudy urine but it tests normal. I also have low potassium , high normal calcium, low magnesium, high ferritin...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Sweating, feeling hot constantly and TSH levels - is this normal?
    ... cause excessive sweating and will temporarily throw potassium levels off causing cramping. Hubby and I were surprised...

  2. Epinephrine deficiency, autonomic disfunction
    ... the kidneys regulate salt... How is your sodium and potassium readings? I would try another cardio guy...

  3. My Journey to Hormone Heck
    ... none could help me. TSH, T3, T4 and sodium and potassium levels changed all the time. When the doctors got...

  4. Help With Results/scared with symtoms
    ... beating fast - anxiety.... Cortisol, ACTH, sodium, potassium , DHEA sulfate, renin, aldosterone - were any of those...

  5. low cortisol and low dhea
    ... plain NaCl tablets rather than those buffered with potassium as often potassium is something those with adrenal...

  6. what kind of doctor do you go to for hypertension
    ... though I had a good diet, exercise and weight. When my potassium level dropped below normal it was ignored. I became ... year ago cured me, no meds, no hypertension, no low potassium and I got my life back. You can start with a GP...

  7. Hyperaldosteronism
    ... meds, then in 2000 no medication would reduce it, low potassium levels developed, fasting blood sugar levels began ... obese to begin with, the BP numbers kept rising, the potassium kept falling and I kept getting weaker I had to ... an HMO, couldn't refer myself, did research on low potassium and high bp and found hyperaldosteronism mentioned ... enalectomy and almost all the symptoms are gone, bp normal, potassium normal, energy through the roof, joint pain gone, ... developed insulin resistance with the 2 1/2 years of low potassium levels. Somehow that is related. I can't help believe...

  8. New to this board, feedback please...
    ... looks like lab error... Tingly fingers - how was your potassium and calcium? They did TSH but how about free T3 and...

  9. mass on adrenal gland, what does this mean?
    ... nothing. What symptoms are you having? High BP, low potassium , anxiety, flushing? Why was the MRI done? I ... CT scan done because of high blood pressure and low potassium levels. Then I had other testing to determine I had...

  10. enlarged putitary gland small bump on the back!
    ... testosterone, a few 24 hr urine cortisols,sodium, potassium , aldosterone and renin You could very well take...

  11. Any connection b/t hormonal acne and thyroid?
    ... would be more appropriate. spiro also affects your potassium levels and can cause hypotension. my heart rate is...

  12. Welll I finally am getting CT scan for elevated hormones.
    ... pounds.Now I realize it was not fat I lost.It was Potassium my body needs and alll nutrients I lost. I stilll ... am losing fluids.But I know cortisol makes you lose Potassium and nutrients. So any-ways my new Hormone doctor...

  13. Blood Tests
    ... unusual hair growth? They may test your Renin Potassium Cortisol CO2 Aldosterone ACTH It may be...
    ... unusual hair growth? They may test your Renin Potassium Cortisol CO2 Aldosterone ACTH It may be...

  14. Elevated Cortisol
    ... your body needs. Now my uric acid in body is low and Potassium is gettting low and my protein is high for blood work...

Pituitary Disease board

  1. Beyond Hashi's: Secondary Hypothyroidism/Pituitary Disease
    ... none could help me. TSH, T3, T4 and sodium and potassium levels changed all the time. When the doctors got...
    ... none could help me. TSH, T3, T4 and sodium and potassium levels changed all the time. When the doctors got...

  2. Thyroid and Pituitary
    ... note are B12, Vit D, Ferritin, and Magnesium (Mg). Potassium and Calcium should be followed as well. You need...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Low in EVERYTHING--what came first?
    ... 60 range: 40-59 LDL: 56 range: 0-99 Sodium, Potassium , Chloride: all close to the bttm of the range ...

  2. potassium& sodium levels in secondary hypo???
    ... sodium level is 139 nmo1/1 ( range 134-146) and my potassium level is 5.0 nmo1/1 ( range 3.6-5.0). These levels...
    ... REALLY bad prior to treating my hypoadrenalism. Low potassium and sodium are strongly tied to your aldosterone. ... involving the reabsorption of sodium and the release of potassium by epithelial cells in the kidneys, intestine, and...
    ... aldosterone levels can cause low blood pressure and high potassium levels. This can be common in patients with cortisol...
    ... levels. Sodium-serum low normal range. Had some low potassium serum off and on, but usually mid- normal. Just...

  3. Any suggestions on what may be wrong?
    ... on the low side Hypoglycemic Low iron stores low potassium Ana screen-positive My gyno put me on progesterone...
    ... look like you may be low in aldosterone given your potassium issues. You need testing to confirm PCOS and IR....

  4. Anyone just pray for a diagnosis either way?
    ... to stay normal. My B vits are this way. My iron, potassium , and magnesium I just have to supplement 3 fold. ...

  5. Tapazole and canker sores?
    ... course because they are high in the vit. C I need, potassium , and are supposed to be good for your intestinal tract...

  6. Random questions, can you help? #'s questions..
    ... need to get your Ca up. How is your Magnesium and potassium . When Ca is off these can be off as well and cause...
    ... have only had these labs checked once since the TT, POTASSIUM WAS 3.7 (3.4-5.0) , VITAMIN B12 202 (180-900), MAGNESIUM...

  7. Help - Panic attacks- High Anti TPO 4628
    ... 5 mg Iodine as Potassium salt 7.5 I took 3 supplements daily for three...

  8. allergic to iodine and have graves and hasimoto's antibodies.
    ... iodine. This is normally ingested in the form of KI. Potassium iodized salt. NOW you can be allergic to the iodine...

  9. crazy question
    ... imbalances. Off the top of my head, I woudl think that Potassium and sodium might be out of balance (typical adrenal...

  10. Feel worse with meds
    ... hormone. However low vit D, ferritin, magnesium, potassium , and vit B12 can also have similar side effects. ... haven't had your: vit D, B12, Ferritin, Magnesium and potassium tested recently you should get them done. Also if...

  11. heart palpitations - thyroid related?????
    ... wall (atleast thats what it felt like). I knew that potassium and magnesium play a role in muscle/heart function ... the doc at the hospital that I was probably low on potassium and mag. He looked at me like I was an idiot, so ... enough, I was right. Both were low. They gave me a potassium pill and started me on an IV of magnesium. Soon my...

  12. Hypothyroid and PCOS - Do they go together??
    ... aches have almost stopped. I thought it was just low potassium . NOPE, my muscles have been operating and being tortured...

  13. Joint pain and popping. Dont know what is wrong!
    ... was the last time you had your vit D, ferritin, B12, potassium , and magnesium levels checked. I strongly recommend...

  14. 150mcg of iodine in the multivitamins
    ... VERY controversial subject. Iodine in the form of potassium iodine does not trigger an allergic response. We...

  15. Just a quick Question??? LEVELS?????
    ... with some of the aching. You need your magnesium, potassium , and B12 levels checked. This Endo is dropping the...

  16. hypothyroid, with muscle spasms,svt- anyone else have this too??
    ... electrolyte panel done? Where are your Sodium and Potassium levels? If they are out of balance, it indicates...
    ... Have you had your potassium checked? When my potassium gets on the low end of normal, I have tachycardia ... fascilitation symdrome. I started to take calcium, mag, potassium , and a vit. b complex everyday. Also, I increased...
    ... protect you from something. How are your electrolytes ( potassium , and sodium, especially)? What stresses are there...
    ... sodium- 138 135- 146 potassium - 4.3 3.5-5.3 I have had ... low potassium levels at times so I eat lots of bananas, raisins...
    ... Same symptoms. Also had my thyroid removed. Your potassium is low. I had tests done by several dr.'s and they ... just said eat more bananas and high potassium foods and it didn't help I just got worse. Finally ... dr. did a 24 hour unrine test which showed massive potassium wasting. A person should only lose 25 to 125(don ... t got the results back yet to see if my levels of potassium have gone up. He said it could take six months for ... tachycardia events and that is due to the lack of potassium . Do you get tingling around the mouth? I get that ... kidneys not working properly and letting out too much potassium in the urine instead of the blood getting what it...
    ... I have had every test, but not sure if a 24 hour potassium test??. I have had occassional low potassium levels...
    ... I am going to check if I ever had a 24 urine for potassium done.... I am not sure if they will order it. I think ... sodium levels are always in low normal area and my potassium has only been below normal a few times- others it ... is in normal/low normal. Were your blood potassium levels low so they checked your urine... or why did ... they decide to do that particular test for 24 hour potassium urine?? I read you too have intolerance to heat...
    ... on with me is similar to Gitelman's syndrome. My potassium levels over the last several months have been right ... muscle weakness and pain I really believed it was a potassium issue. Luckily the last person I saw was an endocrinologis ... perked his curiosity but he decided to check the urine potassium along with alot of other stuff. It was the loss of ... potassium in the urine that was so dramatic so the kidney dr ... pain. The test I had done on monday showed that my potassium levels are the highest they have been in five months...
    ... will call kidney Dr. tomorrow and ask if a 24 hour potassium was ever done. I was researching the low potassium ... issue and saw high aldosterone is a sign of potassium /kidney issues. I have had high aldosterone- 21 was...
    ... through back pain in the past. I really think with the potassium being really low along with the calcium and sodium...
    ... office. They checked my chart and said I had 24 hour potassium , protein, creatinne, but all were within normal limits...

  17. help with labs please (docs appt tomorrow to discuss them)
    ... 51)L T3 TOTAL 88( 80-200) SODIUM 136 (136-147) POTASSIUM 4.3 (3.5-5.0) GLucose 50 (70-99) L bun 7 (9-22...

  18. Results in from Holistic MD...thoughts? Pls Hlp
    ... I also have to supplement my iron, B6, magnesium, potassium , calcium, vit D... I take a beta-blocker pindolol...

  19. Need Input so upset!
    ... legs hurt? That could be so many things.......your potassium and calcium could be low. Are you on any BP Meds?Some ... Janumet and it turned out my bp med had lowered my potassium . A few natural potassium pills and I was great .. ... stop when you are off your feet? Mine ached when my potassium was low.....if you do not already take a potassium ... supplement you might want to try some Natural Potassium 99mg...take 2 for 3 days and then 1 a day each day ... will run a chem panel on you and it will tell your potassium /Calcium and all of that......they will probably do...
    ... the med. I do take herbs/vits & magnisium but not potassium which I will now. I am in my 60's & heard they are...

  20. Anyone else had the "I'm at the end of my rope!" Feeling?
    ... levels are mid range.. at least above 70. Check your potassium and magnesium levels. Hypothyroidism often causes...

  21. hyperthyroidism treatment options
    ... was in the hospital I had round the clock IVs with potassium and who knows what else. I also had 2 units of blood...

  22. Hi all... can a low thyroid affect the digestive system?
    ... luck with bananas. I eat two a day to get my vit. c, potassium etc....

  23. overmedicated
    ... Another change this dr. made was take me off 20 meq potassium supplements, as I was always low on potassium, but...

  24. Hi y'all...........
    ... billirubin high.. um my magnesium is at 50% again and potassium is finally at 5% of normal range. Fasting glucose...
    ... some bad leg cramps. It seems the shot might lower potassium levels and can cause leg cramps. The endo thought...
    ... pernecious(sp) anemia [B12 deficiency], low ferritin, low potassium , and low magnesium. Actually I do not supplement...

  25. Lab results..How can I possibly Normal? I cant live like this anymore..
    ... 96 > or=90 ml/min/1.73m2 Sodium 140 (135-147) Potassium 4.5 (3.5-5.2) Total Bilirubin 4 (UP TO 22) ...

  26. Back here after a long period of silence
    ... family. and you've ruled out your adrenals. your potassium levels? your sodium levels? calcium? any testing on...

  27. New and saying hi and so confused re goiter, nodules, TSH levels
    ... to check your ferritin, B12, magnesium, vit D, and potassium levels yet? These are some of the first things that...
    ... this stage. No idea regarding the ferratin or potassium , unless it's something that is normally tested for...
    ... go there. ;) No idea regarding the ferratin or potassium , unless it's something that is normally tested for ... numbers of the results. Ferritin is non-standard. Potassium should be on any report that tests Calcium. Low normal ... potassium can cause the joint pain and muscle cramps and more...

  28. In so much pain..in need of support and a place to vent..
    ... tested your ferritin, vit D, vit B12, magnesium, and potassium levels. Low levels in either of these can cause chronic...

  29. Parathyroid gland function ?s & kidney stones Related or not?
    ... ), I'm not sure what all that involves but I know Potassium is one thing they are concerned about with him being...

  30. Your thyroid story
    ... electrolyte balance. My greatest pains occur when my potassium , magnesium, and B12 levels decide to eat dirt. You...

  31. POST-OP Day 2- 7....Hell...wouldn't wish this on anyone.
    ... Magnesium - 300 mg., Vitamin D (calciferol) - 100 IU and Potassium Bicarbonate - 25 mg. HHA liquid Calcium. Not sure...

  32. Blood results - need help with interpretation please
    ... Your MD may put you on a vit D script. I need the potassium and Ca as well so the viactives work out well. You...
    ... supplements. Your Iron and vit D if it is accompanied with potassium and calcium or magnesium needs to be taken 8 hours...

  33. Thyroid antibodies and symptoms
    ... s. Several times over the years, she has had "low potassium " levels. All Doctors have never been able to explain ... why her potassium is sometimes low. She has practically lost hope in...

  34. Alternative medicine
    ... following: 1) Amiodarone or 2) Iodinated glycerol or 3) Potassium iodide (e.g., Pima)—The use of these medicines...

  35. Lab results...now I'm confused
    ... Metabolic Panel: SODIUM 142 HIGH END OF NORM POTASSIUM 4.1 CHLORIDE 108 HIGH END OF NORM CARBON DIOXIDE...

  36. Need a new Dr. in Tampa
    ... gave me a prescription for another water pill that is potassium sparing. I can't get a follow-up appt and I am getting...

  37. Request Help On Adrenal Fatigue/thryoid - Mg/midwest/others
    ... mineral electrolyte balance game.. right now I am low in potassium .. that SUCKS big time. But I am almost there with...

  38. Little update bemusing......
    ... My only issue at present is getting my vit D and potassium levels up. I have to accept no one wants to remove...

  39. new please help me figure out thyroid
    ... so she wants to do a salt loading urine test but my potassium is low so I need to get that up before the salt loading ... its dangerous to have too much salt and not enough potassium . Your symptoms sound alot like what I was experiencing...
    ... you doing? I have been told your electrolytes salt potassium always need to be in balance from docs when I have ... been dehydrated from this dirreah. I am currently on potassium chloride for low potassium to help. I had this test...

  40. Cytomel - anyone get sick on this?
    ... chronic pain, kidney probems, seizure disorder, primary potassium syndrome, HBP, GERD, malignant migraines, asthma,...
    ... keep up with stressors. By the way, what is "primary potassium syndrome"?...
    ... keep up with stressors. By the way, what is "primary potassium syndrome"? Primary potassium syndrome is when you ... cannot keep enough potassium in your body. I have had this all my life....

  41. I knew it was too good to be true.......
    ... really sick and then i finally went to the ER and my potassium was really low and they checked my levels and said...