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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Farahmandian
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Eat less potassium: In food or by taking a diuretic to lose potassium via your kidneys. Also Kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) is a medication that allows you to ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Protandim is thought to have anti-oxidant effects but does not cause hypokalemia.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrologist: Potassium balance is tightly regulated by the kidneys, so any potassium disorder implies some derangement in potassium handling. If you have high or l ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lowering potassium: The question you should be asking is: why is my potassium (k) high? You need to see a nephrologist (n) and have a 24 hour urine collection so your kid ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
What can?: What are you asking to reduce k?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High potassium level: A complete answer to your question is too long for the space given to me. You need to find out the cause of your high potassium (K) before you can fin ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Reduce potassium: Eat less potassium containing food. Assure at least daily bowel movements. Twice daily bm will promote more potassium loss. Drink 3-4 liters fluid p ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nkf: Please check this website for more info http://www.Kidney.Org/atoz/content/potassium.Cfm. If you have problem with high potassium, please consult ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: You potassium should be higher than this 3.6 to 4.9 range. Check with your doc to increase you dose and therefore level of potassium.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrologist: Potassium balance is tightly regulated by the kidneys, so any potassium disorder implies some derangement in potassium handling. If you have high pota ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Vit E and postassium: Vitamin e does nothing to promote the elimination from the body.

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