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Pain Management board

  1. Struggling with meds
    ... vitamins. As I type I realize I have to take my Potassium . It is like a horse pill. My Potassium is dangerously...

  2. UPDATE - My appointment w/ "Bob"
    ... showed no problems with the kidneys, blood sugar, potassium and that my sodium is actually at the very low end...

  3. Have I developed a tolerance to Lyrica?
    ... have the HCTZ? If so, did they tell you it is a potassium sparing diauretic? The Triamterene reduces potassium...
    ... have the HCTZ? If so, did they tell you it is a potassium sparing diauretic? The Triamterene reduces potassium...

  4. Test Results....NOT!
    ... ll take it! The PA said this type of diauretic is potassium sparing. He explained that most diauretics cause ... a drop in potassium (which I knew before) but this one (triamterene HCTZ...

  5. Cmpgirl's Saga Part Ii
    ... do this because of the meds doing something to the potassium level. Don't know if you were told this or not. ...
    ... Thanks Pepper and Marcia: My doc did mention the potassium and said he wants to check my levels regularly. The...
    ... if they give you diaretic, very important to have potassium every single day. You don't like banana? How about ... baked sweet potato? They still have nice amount of potassium -calium, which helps your levels of it in a blood....
    ... potatoes. (I'm 100% Irish!) and I know I can also get potassium from dark leafy greens, and I love most of those....

  6. Saw My Primary This Morning
    ... that you ask about possibly having to increase your potassium intake. it can get depleated very quickly on diuretics...
    ... be at my GP's office this morning. I don't take a potassium supp. right now, but I've always been careful to eat...

  7. Too Much Meds?
    ... twice per day if needed B12 submlingual Calcium Potassium Prevacid Slow Fe Iron This week Levaquin for a...

  8. morphine
    ... any way tonight he was moved back to Hospital due to Potassium is too high and he needs a blood transfusion which...

  9. Charlie Horses
    ... Charpo- Low levels of potassium can also cause this. During my pregnancy it happened ... try and eat a couple bananas during the day as the potassium in them would help. I was skeptical, but I love bananas...
    ... mention some other possibilities here tho.magnesium and potassium when depleted, can cause some really ugly spasms.my ... another during liver failure with the cramping from low potassium and horrid muscle contortions when the mag was too...
    ... well as other metabolics. A quick way to get some potassium is to eat a couple of bananas. Memere (Kathy)...

  10. heels
    ... for the leg/calf cramping, bananas are helpful. The potassium in them help with the leg cramps. I had to eat two...

  11. How do you know...
    ... pneumonia/bronchititis), electrolyte imbalances (lowest potassium was 1.6 *norm 3.5-5.0*) and all. then one day I...

  12. Edema from pain meds?
    ... taking diuretics,you should also use some sort of potassium suppliment or at the very least,have you potassium ... repeated urinantion really does tend to deplete your potassium levels pretty dramatically in some people.you tend ... other electrolytes as well but for some reason,the potassium really is a big problem with most people.just an FYI...

  13. A med question and a PM Dr.update
    ... alot of testing we found tha absorption problem and Potassium citrate helped preventing further stones. I would...

  14. Can Opiates cause bad sleep?
    ... a mineral, I can't remeber if it was Magnesium or Potassium citrate. It seemed odd but you will try anythng. ...

  15. Does Oxycodone cause muscle/organ spasms?
    ... know if they happened to check your magnesium and potassium levels?Depletions of these two things can cause some...
    ... I dont think they had checked my magnesium and/or potassium levels in my last blood test, so that could be a possibilit...
    ... I will def. be asking them to check my magnesium & potassium levels the next time---even if they give me an attitude ... will def. be having my doctor check my Magnesium and Potassium levels, and have my Liver Panel done again to make ... taking now has only 75mg of Magnesium and 49mg of Potassium , so Im not sure thats quite enough. Thanks so much...
    ... 75mgs in a normal vitamin.He no longer has to take any potassium supps though so that is at least one less pill a day...

  16. Levator ani syndrome anyone, please???
    ... shells may contain methyl and propyl parabens and potassium sorbate, with the following dye systems: FD&C Yellow...

  17. Broken MS Contin tablet
    ... my heart may have stopped because I was very low on potassium (which you would think they would have checked for ... things have been fine since then. I have become low on potassium and had to spend a few hours in the ER getting it...

  18. Shoreline or Anyone I have a question?
    ... Hey Rach, Potassium is supposed to help with restless leg syndrome, If ... Diuretic like HcTZ it's even more important to take potassium to keep your electrolytes balanced. The national...
    ... let him do his thing. Bananas are great sources of potassium which can help with leg cramps but little to no Vit...

  19. Tons of problems found, anyone able to help..
    ... problem in my case and treated succesfully with Slow K, " potassium " and HZTZ an inexpensive diruretic. Drinking excessive...

  20. What causes severe muscle spasms and knots...
    ... have some simple labs run.He would need to check your potassium as well as the magnesium.Low potassium levels can...

  21. DO I need to worry,your opinion
    ... tell your physician about it as you may be low on potassium . Please call him. Carol...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Compartment Syndrome - issues after surgery
    ... sure to stay hydrated and make sure I have enough potassium and now, I'm hearing magnesium, so I added that. ...

  2. Odd illness?
    ... the urine) 3) my co2 levels and chloride levels and potassium levels are affected. My symptoms are bad breath ... that I had many particles in my blood stream. My potassium is low, my bicarbonate levels are drastically low...

  3. Neurocardiogenic Syncope
    ... effects to keep the blood pressure up) as well as an OTC potassium supplement. I failed several tilt tests before finally...

  4. Neurocardiogenic Syncope
    ... every 3 hours from 6 am till 9 pm), salt tabs, and potassium tabs. It took nearly a year and a half to get that...

  5. Very Weird! Please Help!
    ... Also try adding potassium to your diet....

  6. This is a very odd symptom
    ... disease of muscle metabolism) or else some type of potassium disorder. I noticed you said that you eat a lot of...
    ... disease of muscle metabolism) or else some type of potassium disorder. I noticed you said that you eat a lot of...
    ... though, POSSIBLY, if you're having a problem with potassium levels in your blood when you are having these symptoms ... show changes with significantly too high or too low potassium ....
    ... though, POSSIBLY, if you're having a problem with potassium levels in your blood when you are having these symptoms ... show changes with significantly too high or too low potassium . You should see a neurologist specializing in...

  7. Neurocardiogenic Syncope
    ... the salt won't work. Also be sure to eat foods with potassium , like bananas, to keep your potasium in balance with...
    ... consuming potassium could be dangerous depending on your diagnosis ... the salt won't work. Also be sure to eat foods with potassium , like bananas, to keep your potasium in balance with...

Skin Problems board

  1. redness, burning around lips
    ... allergy testing. Allergic to Myocin, Formaldehyde, Potassium Dichromate, and Fragrance. Started using less strong...

  2. annulare granuloma
    ... year old daughter has this and she is now on liquid potassium , she drinks three times a day. Go to a dermatologist...
    ... doctor said it could take up to four months for the potassium to work. She would have to drink it three times a...

  3. ringworms getting worse
    ... legs.. Go to a dermatoloogist and get put on liquid potassium . You drink it three times a day. Its supposed to go...

  4. daughter with granuloma annulare
    ... have found. My fourteen year old has just been put on potassium drinks three times a day but Im really leary about...
    ... have this may I ask have you ever taken the liquid potassium three times a day? I finally found a dermatologist...
    ... Hi, Is your daughter taking potassium iodide or just potassium? Cure or no cure, I would...
    ... My daughter has been on potassium iodide liquid. She takes it with o.j. three times...
    ... [QUOTE=tammydee;2853354]My daughter has been on potassium iodide liquid. She takes it with o.j. three times...
    ... Hi, the potassium made her very fatigued and have a runny nose all the...

  5. Annular Granuloma/ Any Tips?
    ... lot of options for this. My daughter is on liquid potassium three times a day in orange juice.You need to go to...

  6. Cuts on corners of mouth
    ... in the corners of your mouth can be caused by low potassium . Try some over the counter and see if that helps...

  7. Eight days to remove mole with garlic
    ... outside in :I Another note, I read somewhere that Potassium prevents your skin from getting pigmented i.e. vegetables...

  8. red skin, after exercise
    ... aren't anemic, and also that you are getting enough potassium . Do you take a multivitamin? Did you know what...

  9. Granuloma Anulare? Maybe...
    ... annulare for four months. now they have put her on potassium drinks. Do the steriods really work??She is just so...

  10. No more moles!
    ... moles to stop popping up? like i heard moles are a potassium defficiency of something like that... i was wondering...

  11. Has anybody heard of this fungus?
    ... scrape the white patch, dissolve the scrapings in potassium hydroxide, and look at what is left under a microscope...

  12. dry cracked skin on fingers
    ... your skin which might have something to do with a potassium imbalance. It's probably coming from something you...

  13. circles under eyes
    ... solution is good and only costs about $10. Vitamin K is potassium which is a known blood thinner. Drink as much water...

  14. Itchy skin: (groin, scrotum, & anus) fungus/yeast
    ... there are plenty of professionals stating that taking potassium , calcium, and even zinc can affect magnesium levels...

  15. those darn moles
    ... have also read that moles are a result of a lack of potassium . :) I know that I have had more and more appear over...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. unable to fall asleep
    ... records---it's amazing that there were things---low potassium and low sodium---that were never mentioned to me....

  2. 3rd Shift + Always Tired = Falling asleep while driving.
    ... reading about the importance of calcium, magnesium, and potassium in the diet. Those nutrients are key to many brain...

  3. New here--have a couple questions~
    ... have also read that some meds can deplete calcium, potassium , and magnesium, and if these nutrients are brought...

  4. waking up gasping
    ... read that medications and nutritional imbalances ( potassium , magnesium, and calcium...but especially magnesium...

  5. Sleep Study - Unexpected result
    ... effect of diuretics is an electrolyte (magnesium, potassium , calcium) imbalance. I personally would not rely ... important to get an adequate amount of calcium and potassium and other nutrients in order for the body to process...

  6. Can't wake up! help :(
    ... don't get a good balance of calcium, magnesium, and potassium in your diet it can interfere with restful sleep....

  7. TWITCHING! I can't sleep!
    ... describe. A balance of magnesium, calcium, and potassium is necessary to keep the body working well and sometimes...
    ... night. I had/had vitamin deficiencies... calcium, potassium , magnesium and vitamin D. Please get your levesl checked...

  8. slight jerks while sleeping....
    ... the amount of fruits and vegetables in the diet as potassium (or the lack of potassium) impacts body movement. ... Potassium is not stored in the body and therefore must be replaced...

  9. Heart racing in the middle of night when sleeping
    ... 2 hours - I take 1000 mgs of Magnisum, 400 mgs of Potassium (helps the heart and thyroid storms) - I usually...

  10. Very Unpleasant Sleep Problem
    ... what high iron would do. Unfortunately I have low Potassium , Iron and B12. Complications from Gastric Bypass...

  11. Seeking advice
    ... restless leg syndrome using a combination of calcium and potassium , but still can't get a good night sleep. I can always...

  12. give me sleep..or give me death
    ... sure you are getting enough calcium, magnesium and potassium so your mind and muscles can relax. As early in the...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. is this normal?
    ... careful with those diuretics, they can drain you of potassium . Cucumbers are a natural diruetic, a healthier alternative...

  2. Confused about blood work
    ... Dioxide Related tests: Electrolyte panel, sodium, potassium , chloride When you breath, you bring oxygen (O2 ... in your body and secondarily to work with sodium, potassium , and chloride to maintain electrical neutrality at ... needed. The CO2 test is usually done along with sodium, potassium , and chloride in an electrolyte panel as it is the ... electrolyte panel to tell your doctor whether your sodium, potassium , chloride, and bicarbonate (H2CO3-, measured as total...

  3. girlfriend going through much pain, how long is this going to last???
    ... and x-ray looked ok as well. doctor said she had low potassium levels and heart burn. the doctor said that the microdanten ... cause upset stomach. he prescribed her zantac and potassium supplements, and told her to buy some malox. went...

  4. But I Like to Smoke
    ... poisonous weeds wrapped in paper chemically treated with potassium nitrate (a.k.a., saltpeter) to keep the fire going...

Acne Tips board

  1. Spiro - miracle for me!!
    ... to another pharmacy but now my daughter thinks her potassium levels are going to get screwed up. Grrrrrr....
    ... drink lots of water and tried to reduce food high on potassium . Don't have to urinate that often though...maybe...

Swine Flu (H1N1) board

  1. Does anyone NOT vaccinate?
    ... reassortant viruses, sucrose, monosodium glutamate (MSG), potassium monophosphate, potassium diphosphate, fetal bovine...

Hypoglycemia board

  1. Diabetes? Hypoglycemia? WHat? Please Help!
    ... 6am. ER took blood test @ about 12-12:30pm.) My potassium and sodium were a little low and I was little anemic...

  2. reactive vs hypoglycemia
    ... comprehensive blood test which includes sodium and potassium levels. If these are abnormal an MRI scan will show...

  3. Hypoglycemia Help!!! Please
    ... out for the nutriants. Potatoes are a big source of potassium and I had to substitue bananas instead. Rick...

  4. help with hypoglycemia

Share Your Lyme Disease Story board

  1. Over 20 years to a diagnosis
    ... causing uncontrollable hypertension and low blood potassium . My symptoms were explained away by that. I had...

Chronic Pain board

  1. Update and sitting here with lots of questions
    ... Also another trick with leg cramping is bananas potassium , some folks get vita em b 12 shots which help greatly...

  2. Tired of being treated like Im lazy!
    ... I also take all the vitamins for the bypass plus Potassium , Miralax and Topamax. It is alot of medicine. I...

  3. Appointment tomorrow- need some good thoughts
    ... levels were good, including the kidneys, blood sugar, potassium , thyroid and sodium. I am beginning to think that...

Pregnancy Tips board

  1. Best Ways To Make Leg Cramps Go Away
    ... hours. Step 3 : Banana! Studies have found that potassium helps release contracted muscles. Grab a banana and ... experience otherwise. Things to avoid Too much potassium Studies have also shown that taking in too much potassium ... suffer from leg cramps, don't start popping extra potassium pills, just stick to the natural amounts found in...

Arthritis board

  1. RA or Lupus.... Maybe Fibromyalgia?
    ... they perform an MRI and did they check your B12, potassium , etc.? The twitching does not sound like arthritis...

  2. Tomatoes making arthritis worse?
    ... the nightshade family? I just recently heard that potassium causes more arthritis pain. I take 1 potassium supplement...

  3. A Helpful answer for GOUT!
    ... soda with water,...or eat bananas....(things with potassium )!! Just wanted to share...as I had just gone thru...

  4. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... protein in your diet is very important as well as some potassium . What you eat and drink can make a big difference...

  5. Diangosed with RA but not sure
    ... Liver function Thyroid Rheumatoid factor Glucose Potassium ANA CCP Sedimentation rate/CRP All were NORMAL...