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Addiction & Recovery board

  1. Hydro withdrawal update
    ... force down some bananas...that will replenish the potassium and help with the leg aches. Hang in there...I...

  2. Still Trying
    ... your "symptoms." They "refuel" our bodies with the potassium the hydro's drained...try that! Hang in there!...

  3. Day 3 w/out everything....
    ... you use a heating pad for the legs. Also get some potassium for the muscle cramps..bananna's have alot of potassium...

  4. New Member Home Detoxing
    ... microwave heating pads. You might want to take some potassium for those leg cramps before you get too sick. Do...

  5. Has anyone......
    ... ve depleted my body of significant amounts of iron, potassium and calcuim and that my meds aren't doing what they...

  6. About to detox from alcohol AGAIN tomorrow, withdraws scare me!
    ... quality) Calcium and magnesium, before bedtime hours. Potassium , if she didn't get any in a food source that day.Like...

  7. I need help with ativan withdrawl

Anxiety board

  1. Panic Attacks/Anxiety/Depression...The Root of all Evil.
    ... normal. My bloodwork looks fine with a bit of a low potassium level. I just try so hard to convince myself that...

  2. What Makes Our Body Change
    ... scan with dye and my HR went up. Most likely due to Potassium low due to loss of appetite. Felt so bad went to...

  3. housebound causing muscle aches?
    ... certain nutrient in your body. I think calcium & potassium can cause aches & cramps. Not totally sure---you...

  4. Here's my story- any advice would help! :)
    ... over a year ago they just so happened to check my potassium level and it was low normal so they gave me a potassium...

  5. Health Anxiety...Could this be the Answer?
    ... with chest pains & they discovered that I was low in potassium , which can be life-threatening. But i wasn't having...

  6. social/panic anxiety
    ... spironolactone can be helpful in some. Spironolactone is a potassium sparring diuretic. I think anxiety/depression might...

  7. Foods to help anxiety
    ... skin too, at least 4 times a week as this is rich in potassium , I swear after 1 week I am less jittery....

  8. Stress & Anxiety?
    ... Date - Component - Value POTASSIUM , SERUM - 7/14/2007 POTASSIUM ... 14/2007 ALT 29 POTASSIUM , SERUM - 1/20/2007 POTASSIUM ... 03/08/2006 GLUCOSE, FASTING 92 POTASSIUM , SERUM - 03/08/2006 POTASSIUM ...

  9. Are my Drs. making the right diagnosis ?
    ... palps are harmless, though annoying I know. I upped my potassium and drank lots of water and that seemed to help but...

  10. Caffeine
    ... addiction"(haha), that my body had stoped absorbing potassium the way it should, i still constantly have this issue ... over a year i have a pretty good idea of the salt- potassium ratio my body needs to retain water, but i was STILL ... also take a multi vitman that has a good dose of potassium , and if you have drink alchohol, buy a potassium supliment...

  11. Any luck with meds and obsessive thoughts? Going to psych again today...need input.
    ... waiting for repeat bloodwork that checked for high potassium levels. I had a physical over 2 yrs ago and the Dr...

  12. Magnesium Aspertate for Anxiety anyone heard of taking this?
    ... just fine. I also have magnesium aspartate (with potassium aspartate) and that helps with anxiety induced muscular...

  13. what's going on?
    ... rapid heartbeats. she did some tests to see how my potassium levels are and some other things. she also hooked...

  14. random pains/weakness .. really has me feeling down :(
    ... if I haven't been drinking enough water. Also, low potassium could do this. Try eating a banana every day. You...
    ... two before you go to bed. That can be a sign of low potassium levels, especially since you feel so drained as well...

  15. My heart/health anxiety.....
    ... deficiency can cause 'irregular heartbeat'. And I think potassium as well is good for keeping the heartbeat normal. ... bananas are a good source of potassium , as are fruits, seeds and wholegrains. good luck...

  16. anyone take magnesium
    ... twice the magnesium so 500/250, etc. Also, if your potassium is out of whack you'll get frequent pvc's and pac...
    ... are taking a beta-blocker medication, don't take a potassium supplement by itself because beta-blockers cause the ... body to retain a little more potassium than usual. I just get a little extra potassium from...
    ... skipped heartbeats and SVT. Recently I was told my potassium was really low (only finding during routine blood ... when the normal is 3.5. +. I started to take in more potassium , and was retested two weeks later at 3.3. I still ... guys say they may work. Does anyone else have low potassium ?...
    ... get this dose right for myself! I doubt I have low potassium now because I eat loads of fruit and veg, but at the ... beginning of my illness I am sure I had low potassium because I wasn't eating that well. Truly believe...
    ... Does anyone else have low potassium ? Yes, I do. Low potassium is a cause of SVT. ... Last time I was in the ER with SVT my potassium was 2.7, which is really low. They prescribed me ... some kind of potassium pill which brought my levels back up to normal within...

  17. How do I stop the sore leg cramps and pain
    ... Nades, I have been taking Potassium for muscle cramps since I was in my teens. I was ... horses" every other night until my doc told me to take potassium and drink lots of water. I have been pain free as ... sure you don't get any black tarry stools while on potassium since too much can cause GI issues. My boyfriend ... didn't believe that potassium works for leg cramps and pain, but months later while ... taking one every night, he is a sworn believer also. Potassium shouldn't have any side effects like magnesium does...
    ... I also eat 2 bananas a day which I know arehigh in potassium ....

  18. DVT? Does anyone know about blood clots?
    ... mentioned leg cramps and arm pain and I wonder if your potassium levels are low. Ask the doctor to check your levels ... in your blood. I take Potassium on a regular basis because I have issues with leg ... horses" since I was in my teens and as long as I take Potassium or eat bananas I have no issues. My boyfriend had ... some problems with leg cramps also, and he is on potassium as well and has no problems. Also, drinking water ... helps a lot too. Don't take too much Potassium or else it will effect your liver. If your stool ... becomes black and tarry, call your doctor while your on Potassium . Also, blood clots run in families, so I would check...
    ... all of my levels but they didn't say anything about potassium . Would they have known to check for that or does...

  19. Stupid heart palpitations!
    ... be good with palps too as well as making sure your potassium level is kept up. Good suggestion though, if one is...

  20. my trip to the ER
    ... whole bunch of gatorade, and ate a banana for the potassium . haha! Most of that stuff I learned on here. Heres...

  21. I am new :)
    ... When the results came back, it was discovered that my potassium level was dangerously low and I was immediately placed ... on intravenous potassium to rehydrate me. I had to return for a follow up the ... that if I had not been taken seriously and gotten my potassium level at a normal level, I could have suffered a cardiac...

  22. heart question
    ... high blood pressure, low oxygen in the blood, low potassium and magnesium. So MVP is only one cause. Luckily,...

  23. Heart thing!
    ... are common and are not of any danger to you. lack of potassium , too much caffine, nicotine, not hydrated enough,...

  24. Ya know - why do I do it to myself? I read other boards & then freak!!
    ... actually just due to the fact that I am borderline low on Potassium ...My dad still asks me how my ALS is doing. :) It...

  25. leg cramp?
    ... try to eat more foods with potassium in them like bananas.. levels could be a little...

  26. Did anyone else stop physical activity?
    ... everything from thyroid (I have hyPOthyroidism, weird) to potassium levels. Right now I'm waiting for test results to...
    ... everything from thyroid (I have hyPOthyroidism, weird) to potassium levels. Right now I'm waiting for test results to...

  27. Heart palps????....
    ... and also see if you are deficient in magnesium and potassium . Some people have responded well to supplements....

  28. Anyone get a return of anxiety the day after drinking alcohol?
    ... something in the body. I've heard that drinking lowers the potassium in the body a lot and you should eat a banana or prunes ... think of it. But then again, I have no idea if low potassium could have anything to do with anxiety? I hope someone...
    ... depletes your body of B vitamins, elecrolytes like potassium , magnesium as well as dehydrating you. All of this...

  29. More palps...
    ... get, I just don't get it... been taking Magnesium, potassium , although I'm coming off having some wine and smoking...

  30. Re: Freaking Out!!
    ... The druggist says it could be the medication,if my Potassium drops. This is way too much to handle at one time...

  31. Has klonopin made anyone else anxious/agitated?
    ... s about how it goes - their pdoc told them to take potassium - ironically - I bought some yesterday because I've...

  32. Anxiety: First time on a forum....
    ... green tea, exercise a lot, eat low-fat diet, take a potassium and garlic supplement.......
    ... my control (exercise, nutrition, supplements like potassium , fish oils, etc., progressive muscle relaxation, CDs...

  33. Heart palps are ruining my life......
    ... drinking alot of water and apple juice. A diet low in potassium can cause palps and so can anemia. Digestive problems ... palps start up I go buy yogurt and bananas and take a potassium supplement after 1 of my meals. do a search on high ... potassium foods to see whats on the list that you like. It cant ... hurt to give it a try. My normal potassium level is 3.5 which is normal but low. Normal range...

  34. Please HELP! Muscle twitches/spasms all night long
    ... spasms also I eat 1 banana aday if you are lacking that potassium spasm s tend to come also. Yes I agree about meds...
    ... and Xanax. I've been tested for thyroid, and my potassium was high a year ago, but leveled out. That was a...

  35. Was told to post this here...
    ... drinking anything with sugar in it. I also didn't buy the potassium supplements I was told to get when I started the diet...

  36. new here and think I get Anxiety
    ... for the nite and when I got to my room they gave me potassium (IV) Well I had been fine until this past Wednesday...

  37. Does anyone get a metallic taste in their mouth from anxiety?
    ... Are you on an iron supplement or potassium ? Also some anti depressents will give you this taste...

  38. Upper Lip
    ... could easily replace it by taking calcium/mag and potassium , these minerals all support muscles and nervous system...

  39. Need for minerals
    ... cause severe anxiety or fatigue problems calcium, potassium , iodine, magnesium, iron. it may be good insurance...
    ... cause severe anxiety or fatigue problems calcium, potassium , iodine, magnesium, iron. it may be good insurance...

  40. Prozac for an eye twitch???
    ... for some information. Some mention of calcium and potassium as being helpful for eye twitches. A common treatment ... rate was reported as good. Maybe wait and see if the potassium and calcium help, and the obvious disposal of the...

  41. Muscle Twitches and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    ... and watching your diet in the meantime --a lack of potassium can make fast twitch muscle cramp up and sort of flutter ... on its own. Bananas are a good source of potassium . Good luck......

  42. Waking up with rapid heart rate
    ... It is an atrial flutter and can be caused by low potassium , among other things. A recent blood test did show ... that my potassium was very low, so that is being addressed. Just another...

  43. WARNING TO ALL XANAX USERS!!! IMPORTANT!!!!!
    ... been taking for YEARS has been slowly lowering her potassium (and yes, she takes potassium pills), to unhealthy...

  44. Low blood pressure. Is this normal?
    ... make sure you also get a daily recommend amount of Potassium . One banana or orange(juice), or 1 potato, or take...

Autism Spectrum board

  1. How expensive are DAN! drs?
    ... shake for several days. I believe he was lacking in potassium . Anyway, I know he needs to see a DAN! doctor. That...
    ... teen is getting a lot of leg cramps & I'm sure it's a potassium thing, he's been off fruits & veg lately (asserting...
    ... to nutritional problems. I started taking calcium, potassium , magnesium....none of these seemed to really have...

  2. Any advice welcome
    ... in my boy checks 23 minerals and other elements; potassium was the highest, cobalt and manganese lowest Test...

  3. OCD type behaviors
    ... phosphate (calcium source), vanilla extract, sea salt, potassium citrate (stabilizer) carrageenan, soy lecithin, D...

Bipolar Disorder board

  1. Thinking about going to Mercy Ministries
    ... any kinds of meds for them. I take a fluid pill and potassium pills. It seems to help and watch foods with oxlate...

  2. Hi
    ... Complex Minerals: Calcium, Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Potassium , Magnesium, Phosphorus Additional Compounds: Fatty...

  3. Hi
    ... Hi Potassium . I agree with the others that you see a dr. soon...

  4. Newbie Here
    ... absorption is decreased for these to minerals, then perhaps potassium or magnesium might be decreased as well. Grantophus...

Depression board

  1. Depression Zoloft not working anymore TMJ
    ... She was supposed to have surgery this am but her potassium is to low. She was the primary caretaker for my 78yo...

  2. Depression and ... bananas?
    ... Pressure? This unique tropical fruit is very high in potassium , yet low in salt, making it perfect to beat high BP...

  3. why is it alwasy me??!

  4. Dakota_Skye......
    ... i only ate two bananas today (was thinking for the potassium ) while cleaning. i know it sucks, but i wasn't even...

  5. cymbalta-what do you think?
    ... It has done nothing for me. It has really messed my potassium level up bad. I have to take potassium pills now.Every...

  6. prozac and heart palpitations
    ... should also note that im bulimic and suppose the low potassium levels are a possible cause for the irregular heart...

  7. Has any taken Cymbalta?
    ... This stuff is working on me the same way. I have low potassium . Isn't this weird?...
    ... pulse generator attatched to my brain lol and the low potassium thing didnt start 4 me till i started takin it...
    ... That is strange with the low potassium thing. I am being to worry about that and this med ... the meds are even working on me, only to say that my potassium is all messed up, wonder why it messes with your potassium...
    ... unexplained fears, my legs cramp (I am sure b/c of potassium ) and others to mention. however I can't sit here...
    ... Now And Then But Nothin Like They Used To Be....My Potassium Level Went Back To Normal lol So It Had To Be The...

  8. xanax? HELP!
    ... runs blood test on me every month. Mostly because my potassium bottoms out. she also, checks for sugar and so far...

  9. Night Time Is Better
    ... take a xanax and librium first thing. I also take potassium because my body bottoms out of it. It's the nastiest...

  10. SEX or Life
    ... they give me before I go into the OR?? What about the potassium I always get IV when it bottoms out?? This is all...

  11. Spin- will you help me with a diet? (or anybody)
    ... B, vitamin C, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium or potassium . Excesses of magnesium or vanadium Imbalances...

  12. Another depressed newbie
    ... that's not supposed to last long, and could be my potassium bottoming out, which has always been a problem for...

  13. Listen To The Doctor!!
    ... not to eat grapefruit with it. Also, after taking my potassium I should not lay down for 30 minutes. This made me ... have blood drawn everytime I have an appt. because my potassium goes low from the lasix I take for edema in my feet...

  14. I need an herbal way to combat depression/anxiety until my insurance kicks in...rop
    ... Calcium CITRATE, Magnesium CITRATE, Polynicotinate, Potassium CITRATE and 8 capsules of COLUSTRUM daily (4 in the...

  15. What Caused the Change
    ... condition? The IV solution contained sodium, chloride, potassium , and either calcium or magnesium. Maybe I have an...
    ... your problems. Come to think of it maybe it's the potassium , bananas contain loads of potassium and apparently...

  16. Seizure from taking Wellbutrin
    ... you purge a lot it messes with your electrolytes and potassium and stuff which when mixed with the wellbutrin can...

  17. Trying life without ADs, losing weight gained while on ADs... fighting depression...
    ... withdrawal. It was a BAD year. Another thing, my potassium bottomed out. I don't know what caused that!! I...
    ... withdrawal. It was a BAD year. Another thing, my potassium bottomed out. I don't know what caused that!! I...