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General Health board

  1. dehydration
    ... dehydrated? Things tested like for thyroids, blood cells, potassium , sodium, liver, kidney, etc. Things like that....

  2. Beta-Blockers

  3. calf pain!! yikes!!!
    ... lump. I took motrin and then ate a banana for the potassium . Any suggestions? Thanks! :)...
    ... lump. I took motrin and then ate a banana for the potassium . Any suggestions? Thanks! :) Add LOTS of water...

  4. Middle Of The Night Calf Cramps
    ... maybe you over used it, or you are not getting enough potassium or water.. If it bothers you tell your doctor next...
    ... them almost every night. I read that you need more Potassium in your body so they can be controled better. Pretty...
    ... them almost every night. I read that you need more Potassium in your body so they can be controled better. Pretty ... peanut butter before bed helps keep your nighttime potassium levels up.If that doesn't work try going to the Restless...
    ... strongest of men to tears.You may want to increase your Potassium and drink more fluids as a deficiency in these can...
    ... That can often be a sign of low potassium . I would try to eat foods high in potassium and see ... if this helps. Banannas are a good source of potassium . However, do not eat a bananna right before going ... some time to digest. I have had problems with low potassium levels for over a year now. Leg crams (charlie horses ... ) seems to be the way my body lets me know my potassium is low. However, my doctor has me on prescription ... potassium because it gets so low. I try to eat foods high in ... potassium when I start getting leg cramps....in order to avoid ... having to take the prescription potassium which is like taking horse pills!...

  5. Tonsils removed ?
    ... something like ENSURE, you will see that slimfast has more potassium , more fiber, more calories, less sugar, more protein...

  6. excruciating leg cramps....only in one leg??
    ... relief, but total relief came when I started taking potassium . I had to keep increasing it til my cramping subsided ... no longer have them. If I go a few days without my potassium , I can feel the muscles start to twitch, and I know ... isn't far behind, so I do know--for me anyway--that potassium is the key. You could get your doctor to check ... about supplementing needlessly, etc. (high doses of potassium are supposedly unsafe......most pill supplements of...
    ... And keep well hydrated. I'm not sure about the potassium , but I've heard that works, too, although, I thought ... excess potassium (as well as low levels) of potassium can cause heart arrythemias??? But there are natural ... forms of potassium , which are readily available...bananas, OJ, baked...
    ... take one magnesium supplement every few weeks. 3) Potassium doesn't seem to be the trigger for me. I do eat bananas...

Allergies board

  1. Has Anyone Experienced Any Kind of Allergic Reaction to Aspartamea?
    ... identified. I think all soft drinks now use potassium benzoate, due to a problem with the ascorbic acid ... benzoate being a potential carcinogen (!?), but maybe the potassium benzoate is the culprit for you, if not aspartame...

  2. becoming allergic to so many things as a adult!!
    ... redoing the aldosterone, this time with sodium and potassium . He hasn't run a ferritin or vit D panel in awhile...
    ... ACTH stim test, serum cortisol, aldosterone, sodium, potassium , and renin. *sigh* The aldosterone test was done...

  3. anyone allergic to honey???
    ... vitamin C), and the minerals calcium, iron, zinc, potassium , phosphorous, magnesium, selenium, chromium and manganese...

  4. Apple cider vinegar for allergies
    ... process and has lost all it's nutritional properties, potassium ect.. but I'm sure there are other natural cider vinegars...

  5. No one knows..someone here maybe?
    ... race i dont get scared. maybe im lacking a vitamin? potassium maybe?...

  6. Chrome allergy
    ... Hello! I recently found out that I am allergic to potassium dichromate. This is what is used in tanning most...

  7. Update..hives and lip swelling...saw the allergist
    ... illness. He's testing me for Hep B, WBC, VDRL (?), potassium etc. etc. I guess he wants to rule out before he...

  8. sulfa allergies&food
    ... meds have sulfonamide & many types have U increase potassium which is in dried apricots. I'm allergic to rx-sulfa...

  9. Am I Crazy.. or is this allergies, again?
    ... may mess with its rhythem. I use magnesium and potassium together and it seems to alleviate all heart irregularities...

  10. Help answer questions Please!
    ... 20 minutes. Now I make sure to consume plenty of potassium containing foods, and I even keep a supplement on...

  11. rash/hives
    ... concentrated orange juice contain sodium benzoate or potassium benzoate or benzoic acid), processed and packaged...

  12. Chronic Hives(urticaria) Dermatographisim etc...
    ... duodenal ulcer. Common: Water retention, heart failure, potassium loss, muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass, slowed...

  13. Allergic to cows milk, questions????????
    ... hydrolyzed casein, iron caseinate, magnesium caseinate, potassium caseinate, rennet casein, sodium caseinate, sodium...

  14. So Confused......
    ... take 200mg am and pm. I also try and get a little potassium daily. just a bannana or one glass of orange juice...
    ... ccordingly. Also add alittle magnesium citrate and a little potassium daily. (Not too much potassium just a daily supply...
    ... replace your magnesium citrate, also your need for some potassium daily. Calcium can be taken in the citrate form too...

  15. allergies or not ?
    ... reduce orange juice intake to only one glass a day. The potassium content is high. High loads of potassium in the body...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Can You Freeze Unsweetened Yogurt?
    ... getting my probiotics, I also get 330 milligrams of potassium . Sometimes I will add a tablespoon of buttermilk...

  2. side effects of probiotics
    ... after stopping the drug. I was taking it as a potassium sparing drug for Hyper-aldosteronism. I was changed ... to a potassium sparing diuretic. I take probiotic supplements...

  3. Dry skin driving me crazy
    ... vitamin E), dimeticone, xanthan gum, coenzyme Q10, potassium sorbate, allantoin, EDTA, perfume (yuzu, sandalwood...

  4. naturally relaxing herbs?
    ... at night to sleep. I take magnesium at bedtime with potassium they relax my muscles...restless leg syndrome....

  5. Homeopathy/natural remedy for Anxiety
    ... SusanGene what does potassium do? Also do you buy your L-Tryptophan online? I...
    ... decrease in muscular strength is often due to a lack of potassium in the diet. Sufficient potassium in your diet helps...

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  7. Muscles Spasms
    ... try increasing your intake of calcium, magnesium & potassium . Shortages of these minerals can cause muscle cramps ... . Potassium you can get through most fruits & vegetables. Calcium...

  8. How much Magnesium? So Confused!
    ... Thanks for the reply. I read that a Magnesium/ Potassium Aspartate supplement can be helpful in raising energy ... The recommended dosage was 1,000 mg of Magnesium/ Potassium Aspartate per day. Is 1,000 mg of Magnesium, and 1 ... ,000 mg of Potassium , too much to take per day? What benefits are there ... in having Potassium with Magnesium in a capsule together? Also, when you...
    ... Male]Thanks for the reply. I read that a Magnesium/ Potassium Aspartate supplement can be helpful in raising energy ... The recommended dosage was 1,000 mg of Magnesium/ Potassium Aspartate per day. Is 1,000 mg of Magnesium, and 1 ... ,000 mg of Potassium , too much to take per day? What benefits are there ... in having Potassium with Magnesium in a capsule together? Also, when you ... i would take and i myself take that amount, as for Potassium the max is 5000 mg a day and is best to get this in ... food as Potassium supps could be dangerous as almost all Potassium is...
    ... the magnesium and he said it was fine to take. My potassium was also 3.5, which is still considered normal range ... range. He said the magnesium will help absorb more potassium into my cells which may help the pvc's. He advised ... only to get more potassium through food though and not supplements as supplements...

  9. Am I taking too many vitamins and herbs??
    ... WOW! You probably don't need all of this. The Potassium I might consider eliminating, but, the rest all serve ... Carnitine (Bottle says 1 daily) For metabolism Potassium Gluconate 99 (Bottle says 1 daily) I don't eat much...

  10. Natural relief for fluid retention
    ... to build up in the cells. 2) Eat foods high in potassium , such as bananas and oranges. Potassium helps the...

  11. Potassium Supplements
    ... The reason that potassium is only sold in the 99mg size is because high doses ... of potassium are dangerous to the heart. A smaller size cuts the ... doing a heart bypass operation uses a high dose of potassium to stop the heart before operating which will give ... buying these 99mg tablets, you can get 400 to 500 mg of potassium from a banana or a glass of orange juice and potassium...

  12. I'm new to natural meds, please help
    ... been reading a lot about the Omega oils, B vitamins, potassium .. it's a bit overwhelming. It got the point where...

  13. Changing body to alkaline pH?
    ... supps i know that the minerals Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium , and Sodium are alkalizing and most vegetables and...
    ... supps i know that the minerals Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium , and Sodium are alkalizing and most vegetables and...

  14. Healthy to eat soy?
    ... OD on soy that way, like it would be hard to OD on potassium just eating a few bannanas. It's the ODing, or...

  15. Green supplments(like spirulina, cholorella)
    ... well over 500. The low sodium V8 is also packed with potassium (800 mg per 8 oz serving) - thats more than two bananas...
    ... well over 500. The low sodium V8 is also packed with potassium (800 mg per 8 oz serving) - thats more than two bananas...

  16. Chelation therapy
    ... showed my iron to be normal. Also H ANALYSIS showed my potassium and calcium to be LOW and my BLOODWORK showed it to...

  17. Looking for fasters
    ... a detox program. Carrot and beet juice is awesome. Potassium broths also help! Have fun with fasting, don't toxify...

  18. herbs for bp
    ... have read about helping lower bp:calcium, magnesium, potassium , cayenne, garlic, hawthorne berry, hops, valerian...

  19. Natural remedies for Seborrheic dermatitis
    ... Oil, Mineral Oil, PEG-14M, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Potassium Lauryl Sulfate, Titanium Dioxide, Trisodium HEDTA...

  20. High blood pressure
    ... You can also add the amino acid taurine, magnesium, potassium , hawthorn, and coenzyme Q-10 to the list....
    ... diuretic called maxide. It is a type that preserves potassium . If your BP isn't too bad, you may be able to control...
    ... pets and notice a difference myself. Ps: There is a potassium salt substitute on the market that's pretty good....

  21. Natural ways to deal with/correct a hyper thyroid (^t3, t4)
    ... low sodium quinine tonic at night (for leg cramps), potassium salt substitute, eliminated aspartame from diet &...

  22. Herbs vs Drugs
    ... Common nutrients used for heart support are: Magnesium Potassium Carnitine COQ10 Hawthorn Berry Omega 3 fatty acids...

  23. BTW, I found no historical medical...
    ... years and after a while found it was from lack of potassium . Took pottassium for quite a while but the pain always ... back. Eventually I researched and took homeopathic potassium and voila, no more pain. LIz Yes, and I owe a...
    ... What is the difference between regular potassium supplements and homeopathic potassium supplements...

  24. ...Opinions on Juicing...
    ... like E, D, C, boron, biotin, chromium, magnesium, potassium as well as antioxidants, alpha lipoic acid, grape...

  25. natural remedies for pvcs' ?
    ... the diet ---my PVCs stopped. I also make sure my potassium level is greater than 4.0. If my potassium gets much ... you are 50% likely to have irregular beats when your potassium goes to 3.2 ---it doesn't say what kind??? The...

  26. apple cider vinegar
    ... Some of the benefits are, it's rich in enzymes and potassium , it helps remove body toxins, helps promote a youthful...

  27. Hawthorn
    ... in lowering blood pressure are taurine, magnesium, potassium aspartate, chromium, garlic, and coenzyme Q-10. I...

  28. List all suppliments you are taking..for what?
    ... finally tried a combination of magnesium, calcium and potassium from "TL"( initials of the manufacture ). I take...

  29. HERBS TO AVOID
    ... poison Minerals such as Arsenic oxide, Mercury and Potassium dichronmate. Also poison toads and toadstools. ...
    ... goldenseal, barberry, and Oregon grape root can accelerate potassium depletion if you are on pharmaceutical diuretics. ... risk of spontaneous abortion by other herbs. High potassium herbs such as dandelion root can reduce the potassium...
    ... recommended to use heart support nutrients like magnesuim, potassium , CoQ10, and Carnitine in conjuction w/ this herb....

  30. To: Bandit1
    ... at the end of the day if the food wasn't eaten with potassium in it. He's already getting the magnessium,which is ... their order of importance, oxygen, water, salt and potassium rank as the primary elements for the survival of the ... of stomach pains like ulcers. Do not take too much potassium daily, this will increase hisamine production and...

  31. Herbal alternative, does it really work!
    ... effects) and have since been experimenting with Chelated Potassium supplementation (495 mg once per day with breakfast ... As I'm told there are some associated dangers with Potassium supplementation I am unsure whether to try increasing ... additional effect, especially as I'm still unsure if the Potassium has helped or if the condition would have eased anyway...
    ... I am not familiar with Chelation Potassium Supplementation. I do know that if you take too much ... potassium it can KILL you. It is a dangerous supplement to be ... Supervision.---Having your blood level ckecked for Potassium . Harry...
    ... posted by Harry: I do know that if you take too much potassium it can KILL you. It is a dangerous supplement to be ... Supervision.---Having your blood level ckecked for Potassium . Harry Hi Harry, Thank you so much for responding...

Burns & Injuries board

  1. Questions On Electrical Shock
    ... SWELLED UP. HAD NAUSEA DIZZINESS AND CHEST PAINS LOW POTASSIUM . EKG'S CAME OUT NORMAL AND THUMB RETURNED TO NORMAL...

Disabilities board

  1. SSDI Denied
    ... has him on 2 different heart meds. Plus Lasix and potassium , not to mention he is on the other medication for...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Lyrica, anyone using this drug
    ... They call it interstial nephritis. So I tend to lose potassium fast. I am not suppose to get over heated or sweat...

  2. Benicar 20mg causing Anxiety??
    ... Also, make sure you don't take a salt substitute, potassium supplement, or a diuretic (water pill) that is potassium...

  3. Amiodarone questions
    ... and tiredness , slurry voice at times( blamed on low potassium ) , weak voice at times , nausea , loss of appetite ... symptoms were gradual before then and thought to be low potassium and depression til blood test alerted doctor . His...

  4. Birth Control and Ibprofen
    ... other pills in that it has the potential to increase potassium levels in the body and so does taking Ibprofen and...
    ... other pills in that it has the potential to increase potassium levels in the body and so does taking Ibprofen and ... effectness, using ibuprofen with Yasmin can cause excess potassium levels. While it's unlikely that you'll have a problem...
    ... effectness, using ibuprofen with Yasmin can cause excess potassium levels. While it's unlikely that you'll have a problem ... or feelings of heaviness in the legs." yeah, the Potassium levels is what worried me. I am also on Darvocet's...
    ... effectness, using ibuprofen with Yasmin can cause excess potassium levels. While it's unlikely that you'll have a problem ... or feelings of heaviness in the legs." yeah, the Potassium levels is what worried me. I am also on Darvocet's...
    ... medication that would not increase your risks for high potassium levels along with the Yasmin....

  5. what to do
    ... My boyfriend has to take potassium , and as everyone knows, that stuff tastes AWFUL! He...
    ... My boyfriend has to take potassium , and as everyone knows, that stuff tastes AWFUL! He...

  6. will all these meds harm me long term?
    ... calcium channel blocker) warfarin (blood thinner), potassium , Lexapro, Asacol, Flomax, and for controlling afib...

  7. Paxil, chest pain and irregular rythmns
    ... get in some orange juice or a banana for some extra potassium which helps. Thanks again! Nancy...

  8. I don't know where to put this question!
    ... associated with drug-induced "esophagitis" include potassium chloride, NSAIDs (like Advil), tetracyclines, iron...

Environmental Disorders board

  1. Positive Update from Share
    ... note: most iodine supplements especially ones with potassium iodide were awful for me, cannot take them. .....

  2. Mold problems
    ... no ambition. I am still looking into the safety of Potassium Iodide as found in salt as there is conflicting ideas...

Healthy Lifestyle board

  1. quitting coffee for good
    ... might suggest taking a multi vitamin and try taking potassium , often if your feeling that bad, your body is missing ... potassium , we don't get enough as adults, and you would have ... but I did found when I started taking my vitamins, potassium , ate well, exercised my need for the chemical was...
    ... Thankyou, lzing :) I will try taking potassium while I give up....

  2. energy needed asap!!!!!!!!!
    ... Vitamin B-12 2. Vitamin B-complex 3. Load up on potassium , which means drinking orange juice and eating kiwi ... . Bananas also have potassium , but they are high in starch as well as calories....

  3. Sugar...honey...
    ... yourself. Honey does contain a small amount of potassium , phosphorus, vitamin C, and small amounts of several...

Incontinence board

  1. Can hbp meds cause incontinence?Lenin could you weigh in on this?
    ... evening before bed :) But with them it is wise to take potassium supplements, a vitamin, or mineral supplement. ...
    ... Liz, the hbp supplements should be: potassium , magnesuim and calcium, at least that is what I read...
    ... under control. Lane, I have also heard about the potassium and the garlic. I may add them later . Thanks for...
    ... under control. Lane, I have also heard about the potassium and the garlic. I may add them later . Thanks for...

Military Health Issues board

  1. Has anyone experienced this??
    ... RBC indices Protein electrophoresis - serum Potassium test Platelet count Peripheral smear Leukocyte...

Pain Management board

  1. Pain Therapy Cause Low Potassium & Anemic ?
    ... Oxycontin and Lortab) causing me to be anemic. The potassium --- I am not sure of. I will have to check on it...
    ... come up and I have a slip to get my blood tested on potassium levels. It usually will lower over time. This has ... feeling that the pain meds have something to do with the potassium levels being below norm. I dont know how it would ... leg cramps etc.... After having his blood drawn his potassium was in the dirt, dangerously low. A dear friend of ... waist down, he went threw the same thing with his potassium levels going extrememly low. This is what rang the ... something seems to be connected with low levels of Potassium and PM meds. Very strange. If anyone finds something...

  2. Lab Tests for CPP'ers? - a bit urgent
    ... check. In terms of vitamins/minerals magnesium and potassium are big ones, and since the lab slips can be very...
    ... vitamin panel or just test for specific ones like potassium , calcium, magnesium, iron...I'll ask exactly what...

  3. How do you get more relief from PM doc?
    ... 5mg as needed Diagnosis: Have 1 kidney Primary potassium syndrome Hypertension Non-diabetic neuropathy (probably...

  4. Diet and Pain
    ... had a blood test done and found out that my calcium, potassium , magnesium and iron are low all of which help with...

  5. Chronic fatigue from meds/pain???
    ... a blood test. Your Iron, B12 could be low. Even Potassium can be low. I would think it is the combination...

  6. what would cause my bones in my legs to hurt
    ... used for that. I would imagine bananas as well as potassium might help as well as calcium. Have you spoken with...