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Family & Friends of Cancer Patients board

  1. Tarceva no longer working for my Mom
    ... taking next week, and side effects can be drop in potassium levels and nauseau. I don't feel as hopeful about...

  2. Husband with stage iv colon cancer
    ... at Christmas because he became dehydrated and his potassium level dropped and caused his heart to start fluttering...

  3. My Mother Just Diagnosed W/ Liver Cancer
    ... so weak they were only going to give him one if his potassium levels didnt go down, which they did and he didnt...

Grief & Loss board

  1. lostwanderer
    ... He has all the symptoms my mom did except for low potassium . The cough, the back pain, and the horseness in his...
    ... there are no signs. He only had one. Just a cough. Low potassium didn't come until he was close to dieing. I know...

Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery board

  1. Swelling advice for everybody
    ... cartilage tissue your diet has to be balanced with potassium and proteins cuttig away sodium. This can be riched ... by taking a diuretic but it will elimanate potassium as well. After six months, your nose can be healed...

  2. Swelling advice for everybody
    ... cartilage tissue your diet has to be balanced with potassium and proteins cuttig away sodium. This can be riched ... by taking a diuretic but it will elimanate potassium as well. After six months, your nose can be healed...

Pregnancy-Teen board

  1. 3rd Trimester leg cramps... owie!!!
    ... to eat a lot of banannas, which is a good source of potassium which usually works wonders for leg cramps. With...
    ... leg cramps and I would eat bananas because of the potassium . Also make sure you are hydrated....

Sexual Health - Teens board

  1. gf's foot cramps up at bad time
    ... Cramps are also often due to a lack of sodium, potassium and calcium in the body. She might be deficient in...
    ... Also, cramps are from low potassium levels and dehydration, so drinking lots of water...

  2. Swallowing?
    ... composed of vitamin C, fructose ( the sugar in fruits ), potassium ( a dietary salt, essential for good health ), and...

Teen Health board

  1. Sharp Pain
    ... somebody told me making sure you are getting enough potassium helps (try taking a multivitamin)....

  2. girls?
    ... third because of their flavenoids (phyto-chemicals), potassium fiber and folate content. Well, please feel free...

Women's Health board

  1. YAZ Bc pill - FYI
    ... were due to the fact that this particular pill lowers potassium , and that I should just get my Dr. to change my Rx...

  2. premenstural migranes???
    ... going to investigate all the natural helps. I heard potassium in bananas is good. It seems like there must be something...
    ... going to investigate all the natural helps. I heard potassium in bananas is good. It seems like there must be something...

  3. Diarrhea and very sore rear end!!!!
    ... make sure you're getting plenty of electrolytes and potassium , as these are terribly depleted during bouts of diarrhea...

  4. Chronic Pelvic Pain and No Resolution
    ... discussed this with my GYN last year and she did a Potassium Test through a catheter for Interstitial Cystitis...

  5. obygn testing question
    ... for PID? Also, I had bloodwork done to check my potassium levels. Would they have been able to see if I had...

  6. Mid-Life Facial Hair
    ... prescribe it, or an endo or derm. They have to test your potassium levels, as this drug will increase them, and it also...

  7. possible fibroid?
    ... husband sure enogh he was depleted completely of Potassium and Magnesium, he was dying because of a mineral deficiency ... , so they pumped him full of potassium and magnesium and he came home from, the hospital ... after 7 days and now has to take potassium and magnesium daily, So, after that happened I went ... dificiency test on me guess what I too was deficient in potassium and magnesium, I have been taking it for 1 year now ... dificient, she srarted taking magnesium oxide and potassium no more problems, and she now has two boys ages 1...

  8. I hate the pill!!! :(
    ... sodium and water in the body but may increase the potassium levels. As far as the acne goes on Yasmin don...

  9. Body Aches What Could It Be?????
    ... the doctor's and have them do blood tests. sugar, potassium , calcium, ect. Are you drinking enough water. ...

  10. Please help. :( CONSTANT yeast infections.
    ... - A tampon dipped into a 3 percent solution of potassium sorbate (15 grams of dry potassium sorbate in one...

  11. Yeast Infection & RepHresh
    ... taking are caled pH basic. The pills contain: - Potassium Bicarbonate, Sodium Bicaronate and magnesium citrate...

  12. awaiting diagnosis
    ... vegetarian with an excellent diet). It turns out that my potassium level is low probably due to the Topamax I'm taking...

  13. abdominal and back pain and cramps/spasms
    ... diet and are you possibly ODing on protein, iron or potassium ?...

  14. Bleeding during pap test?
    ... and all my vitals are perfect (including iron and potassium ) but when she was doing the exam she noticed I started...

  15. Frustrated after meeting with new Dr.
    ... they made my urgency increase. It is called a Sodium Potassium test. I also have endo. I am now on Lupron Depot because...

  16. Wandering how your lap went Sr.Mom, this is Jenny
    ... ternatives are soy isoflavones, vitamin c, b, e, magnesium, potassium , calcium, black cohosh and evening primrose oil. ...

  17. Really Worried!!!
    ... the hospital.I was dehydrated so I had an i.v. my potassium was low and I had a catscan done.Well,my catscan show...

  18. Wandering how your lap went Sr.Mom, this is Jenny
    ... have to avoid certain foods that are high in acid, potassium , and caffeine. So i'm supposed to document if avoiding...

  19. Gettin Worried...PLEASE HELP
    ... with the kidneys. Have you had a urinalysis done? Low potassium levels may be causing some of your symptoms as well ... . Potassium is one of the electrolytes that keep your fluid level ... be caused by malnutrition, insufficient intake of potassium , dehydration, some kidney disorders, magnesium deficiency...

  20. question about blood work results...
    ... Potassium regulates water balance and PH factor in the cells ... of the body. I know if I don't have enough potassium my body reacts by giving me muscle cramps or charlie ... would help but if you don't like bananas there may be potassium supplements you can buy but it is best to talk to ... your doctor about dosage. Too much potassium can be bad for you. Nodi...

  21. leg cramps at night
    ... I think dehydration, strenuous exercise, and low potassium can cause that?...
    ... as it's an instant cold drink) . I'll look into the potassium side of things to. As for strenuous exercise, unless...
    ... I was gonna suggest the potassium suggestion. Have her eat a banana ev ery night before...

  22. please help me figure out whats wrong w/ my sister
    ... out finally some reasons why she was admitted.. low potassium levels & high blood pressure? what does that have...
    ... low potassium levels and high blood pressure can be a sign that...

  23. Bad breath has changed my personality:Part 2
    ... Sodium Benzoate, Isoceteth 20, Glycerine, Flavour, Potassium Thiocyanate, Sodium Saccharin. Product Leaflet...

  24. Paging Direen re. calf cramps
    ... and on for years. Initially it was because of low potassium so I wonder if that is why they are hurting now or...

  25. Help with cramps in calves
    ... what could be causing this. I have been told it's a potassium deficiency so I added potassium to my vitamin regime...
    ... get better but some days I wonder. I also started potassium to see if it would help....

  26. Ouch...Advice Needed....
    ... time it's gone the mood is gone as well... extra potassium in my diet really doesn't seem to help either.......

  27. Cranberry Capsules
    ... to be useful for reducing fever. They are high in potassium , which can help minimise cramping and spasm of the...

  28. leg cramps
    ... getting enough calcium and also be sure to keep your potassium intake up too by eating plenty of banana's, oranges...

  29. Period every 14 days??
    ... were mild anemia (corrected with iron pills) and a potassium deficiency (solved with multivitamin + banana every...

  30. leg aches
    ... running recently, then it does sound more as if your potassium could be low or that you have a simple overuse/strain ... or the soleus muscle at the side. Take some extra potassium on board by eating some bananas and rest and if the...

  31. Can anyone make a diagnosis on this?
    ... adrenal supports. Nutrient Profile Calcium Magnesium Potassium What are they? Minerals are essential nutrients that ... teeth. Magnesium works very closely with calcium. Potassium carries a tiny electric charge, serving as an electrolyte ... and magnesium together build strong bones and teeth. Potassium helps maintain fluid regulation and normal pH. All...

Hysterectomy board

  1. Hysterectomy scheduled Tues.
    ... Ana. The only thing they found wrong is very low potassium . I would like to know if maybe this is all linked...

  2. Sr Mom
    ... reason my back muscles hurt. Could we have a lack of potassium or other electrolyte, or something like that? I think...

  3. Complete Hysterectomy question about hormones
    ... strength. Bananas, tomatoes, orange juice and other potassium rich foods should be increased. A good multivitamin...

Menopause board

  1. Menopause Made a Mess of Me
    ... rapidly deplete electrolytes--calcium, magnesium, and potassium for starters)...I experienced a RAPID decline in my ... moods, etc....and I can't remember which, but either a potassium or a magnesium deficiency can aggravate feelings of...
    ... sandwiches...and my iron levels were fine...but my potassium levels were low. I had lots and lots of other symptoms...

  2. Please help with all these symptoms!!
    ... Presently I'm taking something for BP, acid reflux, and a potassium supplement. I was once taking a vitamin supplement...

  3. excessive sweating
    ... deficiency. Cramps in the calves have been attributed to potassium shortages...and magnesium deficiencies can cause similar...
    ... t accurately reflect mag levels, some docs rely on potassium levels to determine if other mag testing needs to...

  4. Internal Trembling and Shaking Again.....
    ... critical to have the proper ration of mag to calcium and potassium . Bethsheba...

  5. Help! Weird heart palipitation episode...
    ... also increased my magnesium, calcium and sometimes potassium . Gatarade helped too. I now only have caffeine in...

  6. Leg Cramps
    ... symptom of menopause, but also can be a symptom of low potassium or calcium. I had problems with leg cramps and restless...

  7. Menopause and BC
    ... YAZ which has worked great but it has increased my potassium levels. Thanks...

  8. Perimenopause, or what is going on?
    ... red wine). I also take fish/flax oil capsules, iron, potassium , calcium....

  9. Night time leg cramps..
    ... Legs cramps can be from low potassium . Try eating a banana a day, or take a potassium tablet...
    ... very good for leg cramps...another good source of potassium is orange juice. I hope that you get relief. :)...

  10. What happens to you physically when the anxiety is at its worst?
    ... between 350-500mg), DHEA, a combination fish/flax oil, potassium , iron. I also take a multivitamin, calcium, CoQ10 ... fruit and veg. I think I was low in magnesium and potassium and I think these supplements have definitely helped ... say that I've read bad things about taking too much potassium , so it's not something I'd recommend without a discussion...

  11. please help..
    ... much pertaining to muscle and nerves. Also try some potassium . Since you had chemo, it might have drained a lot...

  12. Bio-Identical Hormone Question
    ... I also started taking supplements like magnesium, potassium , iron and GABA (among others). I feel much much better...

  13. Stress causes sudden onset of menopause symptoms
    ... started taking more supplements (like magnesium and potassium ) and found a gyno that prescribed bioidentical hormones...

  14. muscle cramps
    ... that I was probably dehydrated and needed some extra potassium . So I bought some Gateraid and started taking a calcium ... much rid myself of them. I have to watch how much potassium I take because of high blood pressure meds....

  15. Heart troubles - the WORST night
    ... feel more normal. I've also been taking magnesium, potassium , extra iron, fish oils, vitamins, etc. which may have...

  16. Estrogen Domiance and High Blood Pressure
    ... allowing an influx of sodium and water and a loss of potassium and magnesium. The result is hypertension. Extensive...

  17. Anyone have Cold Flashes/Chills
    ... do think it's a hormonal thing). I take magnesium, potassium , extra iron, fish oil, calcium, CoQ10 and Carcenatine...

  18. Palpitations
    ... things like cutting out caffeine, taking magnesium, potassium , iron, fish oil, etc. I took a beta blocker for a...

  19. Getting closer to menopause???
    ... which is high is folic acid. I eat bananas for the potassium that I lose with my water pill (maxzide). I hate...

  20. Vitamin Supplements And Extreme Tiredness
    ... diuretics can affect your electrolytes which affects your potassium levels...which can cause crashing fatigue. What a ... taking Microzide, but I've learned to increase my potassium levels by eating foods rich in potassium like yogurt...

  21. Update
    ... thing by itself was the key. I take magnesium and potassium as well as fish oil (plus a few other things that...

  22. Anxiety Problems
    ... been taking lots of supplements, including magnesium, potassium , and fish oil. I also jog 3-4 days a week, walk and...

  23. Anxiety before bed?
    ... Since then I've started taking Fish Oil, magnesium, potassium and iron supplements (I tend to be borderline anemic...

  24. Hi hopefully, molly and the rest of the gang!

  25. Toe and Ankle Cramping???
    ... You might try eating some food high in potassium when you feel leg cramps coming on, or if you know...
    ... You might try eating some food high in potassium when you feel leg cramps coming on, or if you know...
    ... if I forget to take my magnesium. I haven't found potassium to be as helpful. I also try to wear the same shoe ... As for as the BP connection, some BP meds lower the potassium levels in your system. But then, with some BP meds ... you're supposed watch your potassium intake so, good to check with the pharmacy before ... taking potassium if you're on BP meds. Too much or too little potassium...
    ... term and found thousands of web pages. Increasing potassium , magnesium and/or iron in your diet can often help ... getting much iron in your diet. Any more than (and for potassium , too) that you should probably be checked out with...

  26. Just Chattin'
    ... multi-vitamin, plus extra C, Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium , exercise, eat right and I loved everything you said...

  27. How do you know...
    ... can take those pills with my Yasmin because of the potassium levels. In any case I'm assuming he said to do this...
    ... the cramps before my period. This is most likely a potassium , mag and calcium inbalance which you can correct quickly...

  28. Menopause And Frightened
    ... and mine was 50. I'm not sure besides cholestoral, potassium levels and all that were checked. No urine. I am...
    ... and mine was 50. I'm not sure besides cholestoral, potassium levels and all that were checked. No urine. I am...

  29. Is it true that menopause causes seizures?
    ... the loss of self esteem. The Dr. is saying that her potassium levels are falling very low and this in conjunction...

  30. 42, twitching and irregular heart beats
    ... already. Magnesium and zinc work to calm the muscles. Potassium is also important, but should be able to get that...