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Can you tell me how to lower my potassium levels?

Can you tell me how to lower my potassium levels?

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 find a way to treat it. Go to this link: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/hyperkalemia/basics/definition/sym-20050776 for more information and you will likely get the answer you are looking for. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me how one lower his potassium levels?

Can you tell me how one lower his potassium levels?

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 per day if your kidney function is normal. Diuretic therapy typically promotes loss. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to lower my potassium level?

Can you suggest how to lower my potassium level?

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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How can one lower his potassium levels?

How can  one lower his potassium levels?

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 waste more potassium via your bowels. ...Read more

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Can protandium decrease potassium levels?

No: Protandim is thought to have anti-oxidant effects but does not cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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What help me to lower my potassium levels?

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 kidney function can be assessed accurately. You will also need some blood work to what your k level is. Causes of high k can be addison's disease or chronic kidney disease, among others. See a n to get a better answer to your question. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food should I eat to lower potassium levels?

Please suggest what food should I eat to lower potassium levels?

Low potassium food: Avoid high potassium foods: tomato, potato, citrus, melons, banana, mango, strawberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines. Eat apple, pear, pasta, grain, bread, lean meats, olive oil, corn, vegetables other than above. ...Read more

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Is there a way to quickly lower my potassium level?

Is there a way to quickly lower my potassium level?

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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Can you please help to lower the potassium levels in my blood?

Can you please help to lower the potassium levels in my blood?

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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