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Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Question??
    ... B-2, B-6 Niacinamide, Magnesium, Zinc, Chromium, Potassium , Adrenal 25 mg, and a few others. He also takes the...

  2. Muscle in ear twitching
    ... started taking multivitamins, calcium, magnesium, and potassium . The problem still persists. Last week, I found...
    ... a day is adequate. Also, unless you have a proven potassium deficiency, do not supplement potassium. It causes...
    ... not overdoing it, and I'll probably stop taking the potassium tablet too. - TwoSlick...

  3. PAIN!
    ... this site, for fear i'll get a :) i'm on b multi, potassium , selenium, zinc, b12, folate, calcium and mag, plus...

  4. Low body temp,other symptoms : advice?
    ... lots of water, you may be deficient in sodium and potassium , adn woudl warrant checking those levels and supplementing...

  5. weight gain after taking medication for thyroid
    ... the milk, but on this day your body will need the potassium and carbs, protein and calcium to lesson the craving...
    ... came up... Something also about being careful about potassium . I would have liked to try it but I have also heard...
    ... FORMULATION,,, yes it rasies potassium levels so you take calcium to offset it... as for...
    ... yourself by messing around with your electrolytes and potassium , and you can get dehydrated without realizing it....
    ... Regarding diuretics.. Dandelion "leaf" replaces the potassium in your body. Most people take the root for diuretic...

  6. Very interesting disorder I guess
    ... about it... my only side effect was it raised trhe potassium levels, and as such i ended up taking a bit more calcium...

  7. prob w/ heart rate and exercise
    ... heart rate with thyroid meds is really caused by low potassium in the cells. Magnesium is needed to transport the ... potassium into the cells, so magnesium supplements will help...
    ... each nerve cell is made up of sodium, calcium, and potassium to bridge the space. Again it is to your best interest...

  8. Muscle Spasms and Thyroid
    ... disease and that causes an imbalance in your sodium and potassium . SOme adrenal patients i have talked with said that...

  9. New to boards
    ... because the high protein diet can deplete your body of potassium and calcium which can be very dangerous. You should...

  10. Vitamin recs.
    ... potasium the e helps with the hair and nails and the potassium helps with the mussles and the tremors hope this...

  11. I don't know what else to do!
    ... psi forgot to tell you that taking a extra potassium supliment for me helps alot wit the muscles or eating...

  12. Thyroid Symptom List and Other Information
    ... necessary for the correct assimilation of calcium and potassium and the correct and efficient functioning of enzymes ... function. The major minerals are magnesium, calcium, potassium and sodium. Of these, magnesium is by far the most ... imbalances. One of these key processes is the regulation of potassium . When magnesium is lacking, potassium will be rapidly...
    ... The table below can be used as a guide. Sodium or potassium iodide is added to table salt in many countries including ... processing and refining of foods is not usually iodized. Potassium iodate is used in the baking of some bread. [code...
    ... and is a good source of iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium . Maca also contains iodine, manganese, copper, phosphorus...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Eyelid Twitch
    ... of causes for eyelid twitch: stress, fatigue, low potassium , not enough omega-3 in the diet, dry eyes, corneal...

  2. Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis - BIG Name which has become BIG problem
    ... Chloride, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Purified Water, Sodium Chloride, Zinc Chloride ... purified water, sodium hyaluronate, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, boric...

  3. Can this make your eyes blurry?
    ... agree with me usually. Oh, I want to mention that my potassium was low and they had to give that to me also which...

  4. Eye twitching
    ... eyes and or a vitamin deficiency. I believe it's a potassium and Vitamin B and that should clear it up. It worked...

  5. Twitching Eye(lid) problem
    ... the theory that it is a vitamin deficiency, usually potassium (because someone once heard that potassium has something...

  6. Blurry Vision in 1 eye only
    ... 10,000 IU of Vitamin A, and eating bananas (for the potassium ) almost daily. I also take a daily vitamin (almost...

Birth Control board

  1. What to expect when getting off the pill
    ... 12 months before going on the market and it raises potassium levels in the body. No one knows what higher levels ... of potassium over a long period of time does so I don't think that...

  2. How to lose weight while on the pill
    ... just don't react well with your body. Yasmin has potassium so it helps minimize the bloating effect that a lot...

  3. yaz
    ... Especially with Yaz, where one of the hormones can increase potassium levels. Also, now there are pills you can take so...

  4. Switching from Yaz to Low Ogestrel 28/Lo Ovral 28
    ... so expensive and I never felt comfortable with the potassium overload thing (just me, I guess). BCP have been...

  5. Yaz and Spiro together
    ... could prescribe one with the other without checking potassium levels. I would definitely check with the pharmacist...
    ... the equivalent of 25 mg of spiro. So getting your potassium checked every once in a while is not a bad idea. ...

  6. Gaining weight after getting off bc?
    ... specific part in their package insert about having your potassium levels checked, because you could suffer potential...

  7. Ortho-Tri Cyclen Li- Stopped taking it and my whole life has been a mess since
    ... know that my vitamin d levels are low like at 10, my potassium was a little below range and my urea nitrogen level...

  8. Warning: Allergic Reaction To Yaz!
    ... The progestin in Yaz and Yasmin can increase your potassium levels. Increased potassium (hyperkalemia) can cause...

  9. BC and risks?
    ... Motrin, Advil, Aleve, etc... DRSP can increase your potassium level; NSAIDS and other medications can increase your ... potassium as well so this would be a double whammy. (Too much ... or too little potassium affects your heart) Also, you can't take vitamin supplement ... s that contain potassium . DRSP is the only progestin that has extra warnings...
    ... Motrin, Advil, Aleve, etc... DRSP can increase your potassium level; NSAIDS and other medications can increase your ... potassium as well so this would be a double whammy. (Too much ... or too little potassium affects your heart) Also, you can't take vitamin supplement ... s that contain potassium . DRSP is the only progestin that has extra warnings...

  10. Yaz--Weight gain?
    ... diuretic to compensate for that (but it can raise your potassium levels, so you should be checked out periodically...

  11. Yaz help
    ... think it has everything to do with YAZ. Yaz works as a potassium -sparing diuretic and I'm considering stopping it for ... fluids and sodium from your body while storing extra potassium which can be very dangerous and lead to heart failure ... . If you go on Yaz, urge your doctor to test your potassium levels within the first month and then every 6 months ... I won't get my blood test to test blood sugar and potassium until tomorrow. I'm quitting YAZ after this cycle ... system and scares me even more that I could have high potassium . It's a strange birth conrol but it did control my...

  12. Lower abdominal and leg cramps on Yaz
    ... my pms cramps are starting. I do not eat a lot of potassium , and I read something about that and Yaz...Any comments...

  13. Problems after stopping birth control.
    ... going crazy. I take Evening Primrose Oil, magnesium + potassium , calcium, and other things to help with PMS but they...

  14. yasmin and potassium
    ... tested while on Yasmin. They say it "CAN" increase your potassium because it contains a progestin hormone called drospirenone ... . Drospirenone can increase potassium in your blood. High potassium causes kidney failure...
    ... was on yasmin that I believe was due to screwed up potassium but they never tested my blood so I can't prove it...

  15. yaz, missing period
    ... me that Yazmin has the potential of increasing our potassium levels to a toxic level. We are supposed to have our ... potassium level checked 30 days after starting Yazmin and every...

  16. Blood Tests On Yaz
    ... Yaz pill. It highly suggests that you get your potassium levels checked during the first month on Yaz because ... Yaz has DRSP. DRSP has a tendency to raise your potassium . Says you should not take Advil, Motrin, Aleve or ... pill containing ibuprofen cause it can raise your potassium more. That's just crazy. This BCP thing is getting...
    ... Yasmin for 3 years now and I have never even had my potassium levels checked. Yasmin and Yaz are the same thing...

  17. Yet another warning about Yasmin
    ... effects of Yasmin, other than a possibility of increased potassium . I realize that there is an incresed risk of having...

  18. Yaz... not the miracle pill I once thought it to be
    ... unusual for a healthy young person to have elevated potassium from taking an occasional motrin with spironolactone ... and otherwise about once a week for headaches. My potassium has stayed perfectly normal. So keep your appointment...

  19. Is birth control really as bad as everyone here makes it seem?
    ... sensitive to the drospirone (sp?). it increases your potassium levels (no other pill does that) i had leg cramps...

  20. pain in leg
    ... on every time. And make sure you're getting enough potassium because they say that the calf spasms are usually ... due to not getting enough potassium . The pill depletes every major vitamin and mineral...

  21. Tricyclin Making Things Worse
    ... for both the skin and to pg protection. It also has potassium only one of its kind. hope this helps!...

  22. Amyheid - Question About Lung Clots
    ... He seems to think it's either GERD, my thyroid, potassium levels, or I might be anemic...ugh. I'll keep ya...

  23. Somebody PLEASE post good Yasmin stories
    ... bad I can't even get out of bed), and because of the potassium in Yasmin, I don't get bloated at all. I honestly...

  24. progestin only pill and acne
    ... course it might not work for you if you are on another potassium sparing drug....

  25. Problems with Yaz BC pill
    ... also the same reason that people should get there potassium levels checked while taking Yasmin (and I will assume ... causes a person to lose water but keep some of the potassium that is usually lost with urine....

  26. Yaz
    ... basis (like practically every day) it could raise your potassium . Give your pharmacist or doctor a call if you have...

  27. have to check potassium before starting yasmin?
    ... Did you doctor say you needed a higher potassium level? You may want to ask why he or she thought ... idea. I was on yasmin for 2 years, but I had a low potassium level, and they checked every 6 months to see if it...
    ... no, my dr. didn't recommend yasmin for the potassium . my acne wasn't responding well to the triphagic ... monophagic. she didn't say anything about getting my potassium checked, but i was just wondering if that's what people...
    ... personally did not have to have bloodwork done to test my potassium levels. As a matter of fact, I still eat bananas...
    ... 25mg of spironolactone. Spironolactone can raise potassium . But it is very unlikely it will do it to you if ... problems. I take 100mg/day of spironolactone and get my potassium checked about every 4 months. It hasn't gone up at ... diet. He did suggest avoiding vitamins with extra potassium . If you are concerned, talk to your doctor. Oh and...

  28. Lutera?
    ... bad things about it. The bad things are mainly about potassium levels. Today i went to planned parenthood and...
    ... bad things about it. The bad things are mainly about potassium levels. Today i went to planned parenthood and...

  29. Anyone who was on Yasmin! Did you ever have burning and numbness in limbs?
    ... definately consult your doctor. Yasmin can effect the potassium levels in the body, which is a dangerous condition...

  30. yasmin experiences
    ... numb tingly hands, and peeing a lot, it was as if my potassium levels were effected, at least from what i've read ... about hyperkelimia, which is when your potassium levels get messed up. From what I read in the yasmin...

  31. Scared about starting Yasmin!!
    ... joint pains and urinary problems (due to the diuretic/ potassium thing). I have expereinced all of the symptoms mentioned ... recover somewhat. My blood pressure, heart rate and potassium are slowly improving. But the hair loss and acne have...
    ... diuretic, therefore, women on it need to have their potassium checked regularly. My GYN never checked my potassium ... the ER doctor told me that Yasmin was depleting my potassium which causes muscle aches/pains and headaches in women...
    ... This makes sense because I know that decreased potassium levels cause heart and blood pressure problems. Did ... you take a potassium supplement? I definitely think I will be taking one...

  32. Is my GYN wrong or am I REALLY crazy like she says!
    ... increased she said nothing. When I told her that my potassium was low while on Yasmin (the most common side effect...
    ... new doctor. But Yasmin has a risk of raising your potassium , not lowering it, because it contains a potassium...

  33. I quit Yasmin after 3 years...some questions!!!
    ... Was your potassium high or low? It is normal to have irregular periods...
    ... Actually my potassium was low. It was probably high while I was on the Yasmin...

  34. my yasmin experience, what's yours???
    ... hands and it just...spreads. Yasmin can increase your potassium levels, this is a fact, so I ask my Dr and he says...

  35. Yasmin and weight loss
    ... ago. I know they have issues with Yasmin and your potassium levels. I would speak to your Dr. about that to be...

  36. Going to talk to Dr about numbness on Pill...
    ... Yasmin (the pill I'm on) can cause increased levels of Potassium in your body. This, can cause a numb or tingly feeling...
    ... a general practitioner give me a test to determine potassium levels... I have been on Yasmin for only 1 year...

  37. How much weight has everyone gained on the pill?
    ... when this happens (this is when you have too much Potassium in your body)....you can get real numb w/ this. Of ... brochure for that pill, that it can increase your potassium in your body!! So that doesn't seem safe...I mean...

  38. Anyone ever use OVCON35?
    ... had blood pressure issues before and he said it puts potassium back in your body...and that helps with blood pressure...

  39. New BC Pill, Yasmin
    ... which the progestin in Yasmin is derived) can raise potassium . However there is only the equivalent of 25mg of ... would be extremely unlikely this would raise your potassium unless you are taking painkillers about every day ... . I am on 100mg of spiro and my potassium hasn't gone up at all. My endocrinologist and 3 pharmacist...

  40. BCP and (helping) depression -- a connection?
    ... case that I should try Yasmine. We talked about the potassium issue and not taking NSAIDs (like aleve, motrin, etc...
    ... it all month long. And for what its worth I get my potassium checked every 3-4 months and it has actually gone...

  41. Negative Yasmin Experiences?
    ... person. From what I understand, Yasmin has a potassium sparing diuretic which can cause all of the above ... It causes your body to increase its production of potassium which can be very dangerous at higher levels. I had ... to get my blood tested for my potassium level. It was normal, thank god. Once, I got off...
    ... never had any bad symptoms of Yasmin... but i watch my potassium levels.. they say do not take a lot of advil, or do ... and the same with other medicines which will raise potassium levels....
    ... had Lumps in my breasts. My doctor never tested my potassium ever and did not even warn of the possible side effects...
    ... "From what I understand, Yasmin has a potassium sparing diuretic which can cause all of the above ... It causes your body to increase its production of potassium which can be very dangerous at higher levels. I had ... to get my blood tested for my potassium level. It was normal, thank god. Once, I got off the...
    ... and if you are healthy and young it won't raise your potassium . BUT taking NSAIDs every day can raise your potassium...
    ... that easy she gave me a prescription without testing potassium or telling me more about the severe side effects...
    ... it takes so long to adjust. Did they check your potassium level? Yasmin can increase your potassium level which...

  42. All Yasmin Users
    ... of the reason why I switched. oh,have you had your potassium level checked? It says on the insert to get that checked...
    ... I haven't had my potassium levels checked. I just avoid bananas or extra potassium...

  43. Side-effects of Alesse
    ... could be from. I think it could be low iron or low potassium ( I get leg cramps a lot as well which is from low ... potassium ). I take a multi vitamin now, and the bruises have...

  44. YASMIN!!
    ... different one I guess though because it causes increased potassium and that can be dangerous if someone has liver problems...

Children's Health board

  1. leg cramps
    ... you can try giving her more foods with potassium .... bananas and pickles are the only ones i can think ... awful growing pains when i was a kid, and eating more potassium foods a day seemed to help as a preventative.... what...
    ... mom treated them by having eat lots of bananas-for potassium , a flinestones vitamin and vitamin c tablets. Hope...

  2. Benefits of Lemon for your Children
    ... bleeding instead of a medicated cream. High is potassium . Lemon purifies the blood and helps rid the body...

  3. Toddler loose stool issues...
    ... into feeding her bananas and fruit hi in calcium and potassium . These fruits will cause constipation in most kids...

  4. Abnormal Blood Tests...EKG...Scared!!!
    ... today before taking her to her tests. I was told her Potassium (K+) & White Blood Cells (WBC) her pretty elevated...

  5. Lipitor For My 16 Yr Old
    ... comfortable giving him a statin. his sodium, chloride, potassium , magnes..levels are high too..It seemed all these...

  6. Failure to Thrive 18m/o
    ... her last blood panel? There is grave danger if her potassium is high she could go into a heart attack with out...
    ... pannel was done about 3 months ago. I believe her potassium levels were fine. The Pediatric EO 28 is a toddler...

  7. 5 month old's health problem
    ... hormone aldosterone which regulates the body's sodium & potassium levels) . I have been told that this is extremely...

Infant Care (up to 18 months old) board

  1. Infant Vaccinations
    ... reassortant viruses, sucrose, monosodium glutamate (MSG), potassium monophosphate, potassium diphosphate, fetal bovine...

  2. Fruit question
    ... to eat bananas??? Bananas have Vitamin A, B6, C and potassium , all of which he can get from other foods. Some babies ... flavour better. Or banana and avacado, very high in potassium and vitamin C. Or bananas and apricots are good too...

  3. Does your baby eat meat?
    ... her 1 banana daily .that contains lot of iron and potassium .Offcourse less than beef .But more than any other...

Infertility board

  1. Mady
    ... soup are good for keeping electrolytes, sodium, and potassium in your system. Even just a beef bouillon cube in...

  2. Sept/Oct IVF
    ... electroyltes) and sodium rich foods, like soup. Sodium and potassium are good sources of electrolytes....

Parenting Issues board

  1. 2 year old with foot/toe ache
    ... A previous poster mentioned bananas which contain potassium and do help with a cramp like charlies horse. But...