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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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K Phos (Overview)

K-Phos is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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K Phos (Overview)

K-Phos is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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Is there a less expensive substitute for k-phos?

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Is there a less expensive substitute for k-phos?

Depends: It depends on why you are taking the k phos. If your main issue is potassium replacement, you can consider another potassium product; likewise, with the phosphate. ...Read more

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Has anyone been given medicine called k-phos?

Has anyone been given medicine called k-phos?

Kali phosphoricum: This is a homeopathic medicine, sometimes called a "cell salt" because it's actually a nutrient found in body cells. As a homeopathic remedy, it can help people who have mental fatigue, irritability, restlessness, startling from noise, and hypersentitivity to all stimuli. When there's great exhaustion and mental dullness, combined with nervousness and oversensitivity, it's one to consider. ...Read more

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Blood co2 low ~15 on arb with low aldosterone. Neph prescribed sodium bicarb but cardiologist does not recommend. High phos, k. Is calcium bicarb ok?

Details, details: You can't really expect someone to recommend how to treat you by looking at a few numbers. You have to sit down with a doc face-to-face with whatever info you have and discuss your situation with him/her. This is not to be done in 400 spaces. You noted that 2 doc's you spoke to had differing opinions! What is that telling you! ...Read more

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What foods contain phosphorus?

Food and phosphorous: A list of food that contain phosphorous (p) can be found at this link: http://www.Health.Qld.Gov.Au/nutrition/resources/renal_phosph_table.Pdf some foods rich in p are nuts, cheese, pumpkin seeds and soy beans. ...Read more

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What foods are low in phosphorus?

Here's a list: Here's a pretty good list: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/28674-list-foods-low-phosphorus/ some of the foods listed: fish, carrots, onions, green beans, jam, honey, white rice, soy milk. ...Read more

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How do u know if your phosphorus level is high?

Blood test: You can have a simple blood test to have the levels measured. ...Read more

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Why would Alkaline Phos=71 in July & 187 in Feb?

Lots of reasons: There are many reasons that a laboratory value can change. In the case of alk phos they could have recently changed the assay being used (whihc did happen at some major labs last fall with this test). Change in diet, things affected the liver gallbladder or the bones can also alter the alk phos level. ...Read more

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Why would a person need a urine phosphorus measurement?

Why would a person  need a urine phosphorus measurement?

Rare kidney problems: Phosphorus is an important compound that allows our muscles to contract, our nerves to function, and builds bones and teeth. Certain kidney problems can cause loss of phosphorous in the form of the ion phosphate, called hypophosphatemia. The phosphate urine test measures the amount of phosphate in a sample of urine collected over 24 hours (24-hour urine test). ...Read more

Phosphorus (Definition)

Phosphorus is an essential mineral. It is important in the formation high energy compounds used by the body, maintaining strong bones and teeth, and muscle and nerve functioning. Meats and milk are a good source of phosphorus. Deficiency is very rare as phosphorus is ...Read more