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What blocks the absorption of potassium?

What blocks the absorption of potassium?

Potassium absorption: Potassium is easily absorbed by the GI tract but certain potassium tablets with hard coating aren't as easily absorbed. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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How many meq of Potassium cl er may be taken at one time to insure maximum absorption?

How many meq of Potassium cl er may be taken at one time to insure maximum absorption?

Dangerous: The thought process here is dangerous. Too much potassium can be deadly. Perhaps more importantly, I suspect you are having symptoms that you attribute to low potassium, but that may portend another (or persistent) problem that requires follow up evaluation. Take potassium as prescribed and notify your physician of any persistent or new symptoms that concern you. ...Read more

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What foods will not cause high levels of potassium?

See below: Foods low in potassium are apples, grapes, mushrooms, bell peppers and refined grains. Some of the high potassium foods are broccoli, lima beans, tomatoes, potatoes, bananas, cantaloupe etc. ...Read more

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Need help finding high potassium foods?

High potassium food: Tomato, potato, all citrus, peaches, apricots, nectarines, strawberries, melons, mango, banana. ...Read more

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What are the most potassium-rich foods?

What are the most potassium-rich foods?

Many K+ high foods: Too many to list but citrus fruits (orange, grapefruit), banana, cantaloupe, tomatoes, potatoes, prunes, raisons, nuts, spinach are some. A comprehensive list can be found on : https://www. Kidney. Org/atoz/content/potassium ...Read more

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What are potassium rich vegetarian food?

High Potassium: Tomato, avocado, beets, potato, spinach, winter squash, pumpkin, okra, brussel sprouts. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Which other foods besides bananas have potassium?

Which other foods besides bananas have potassium?

Potassium rich foods: Foods that contain liberal amounts of potassium as citrus fruits, beans, chocolate, tomatoes, cola drinks, both sweet and regular potatoes with their skin, raisins among others. Halibut and swordfish are also excellent sources of potassium. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are high in magnesium and potassium?

Organic greens: Organic fruit and vegetables are better sources than non-organic. Http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/magnesium-benefits. Html. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be drinking and eating foods with extra potassium?

Do you think I should be drinking and eating foods with extra potassium?

Yes, for lower BP: A diet rich in fruits and vegetables which is low in sodium and higher in potassium helps to lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are safe to eat when trying to avoid high potassium levels?

Please suggest what foods are safe to eat when trying to avoid high potassium levels?

Nephrologist: Potassium balance is tightly regulated by the kidneys, so any potassium disorder implies some derangement in potassium handling. If you have high potassium problems, you must consult nephrologist. Please see this website for info on low potassium diet. http://www. Kidney. Org/atoz/content/potassium. Cfm. ...Read more

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I'm would like a wellness diet menu to lower my potassium levels. What foods should I stay away from?

See below: Bananas, milk/dairy, avocados, carrots, baked potatoes, orange juice, tomatoes, salmon, raisins. These are only a few. Why exactly are you trying to lower your potassium levels? Do you have kidney disease or any other reason to be cautious of your potassium level? ...Read more

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Should I avoid high potassium foods on losartan?

Possibly: Losartan can raise blood levels of potassium and therefore avoiding high dietary potassium intake would be advisable especially if there is any underlying kidney disease. Labs are usually done to evaluate potassium and kidney function. ...Read more

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Which foods high potassium intake?

Many foods: Salamualaikum! These include sweet potatoes, tomato sauce, beet greens, beans, bananas, yogurt, clams, prunes, carrot juice, molasses, fish, soybeans, winter squash, milk, orange juice. ...Read more

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What foods have phosphorus and potassium?

Lots of food: Phosphorous and potassium are a part of many foods. The question is usually how much. High phosphorous foods include seafood, meats, bread and dairy products. Common high potassium foods include potatos, bananas, beans and many fruits. ...Read more

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What are some foods that have potassium in it?

Fruits and veggies: Cantelope, oranges, bannanas, watermelon, tomatoes. Potatoes, . ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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