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Dr. Jason Kline
19 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Read the label. : The answer to your question lies within the nutritional information label on the vitamin water package. Look at the different waters and compare them ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is highly unlikely that electrolyte issues have caused chronic pain but simple blood tests will tell you for certain. Other causes are more likely.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No: If you have leg cramps from low potassium (from diuretics, for example), then a potassium supplement can help. True restless legs syndrome, in which ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Potassium will work w other minerals to help heal the cells that r not functioning to their potential because of inflammation.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Skop
Dr. Neal Skop answered
27 years experience Cardiology
Potassium: potassium supplementation is typically given in conjunction with a diuretic for patients with volume issues therefore in and of itself it will not red ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sugar: Sugar usage can do this. I am a aware of a person that will get bad leg cramps at night if they have any sugar containing foods after 4:00 pm that da ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle cramps: Low potassium can cause generalized muscular irritability such as twitches or cramps as can low calcium, magnesium or sodium.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow up with ur: Dr and get checked for electrolyte imbalance. Take care!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
?Restless leg syndro: This could be a sign of restless leg syndrome but it first requires evaluation to help determine the cause which could be due to electrolytes, hormone ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Nutritional support!: Charlie horse's and various nocturnal leg cramps have many causes. Many are nutritional and respond well to supplementation. Potassium, magnesium, cal ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Requires lab: How much potassium you need depends on your blood tests, kidney function, and other medications. The only way to know the correct amount is by lab te ... Read More

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