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How to quickly increase potassium levels in the body
A 27-year-old male asked:
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Aldosterone: High levels of potassium or low blood pressure signal the body to raise aldosterone levels which in turn retains salt and water and causes excretion o... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Cardiac Electrophysiology 28 years experience
KCL powder: KCL powder dissolved in more than 4 OZ of water or juice usually have rapid onset of action, and it is recommended to be taken after a meal.
K supplem... Read More
2.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Cardiology 44 years experience
Death: If your kidney function is normal, you can't get a high potassium from diet, only from a purposeful od with medication. High potassium causes no symp... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 78-year-old male asked:
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely: If your kidneys are good, you will, excrete extra.
Would take a basketful of tomatoes to affect!
even taking potassium pills, it is slow to raise po... Read More
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 35-year-old member asked:
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Prescription only: Over the counter potassium pills are very weak to make a dent in significantly low potassium. Only prescriptions are effective and need to be followed... Read More
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Variable: This is variable, most patients do not have problems.
But this has to be checked on your DR visits.
1.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 34-year-old male asked:
Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
YESSSSS!!!!: 'ol's raise potassium and sodium levels ! (alcohol, like mannit 'ol') (look up mannitol) are both osmotic diuretics-- they make you peeee. This type o... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 17-year-old male asked:
Cardiology 58 years experience
No: It should't raise potassium levels. Check renal function. Recheck to rule out pseudohyperkalemia. Check with md!
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Balance , vital: Potassium level is tightly regulated by the kidneys and its balance is vital for normal functioning of heart, muscles, kidneys, etc.Low potassium can ... Read More
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 19-year-old male asked:
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Not significant: Theoretic fluoride intake does not clinically impact on potassium levels. Look at it this way, in the Rocky Mountain States naturally occurring fluor... Read More
289 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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