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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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Need help finding high potassium foods?

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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Please suggest what foods are high in magnesium and potassium?

Please suggest what foods are high in magnesium and potassium?

Fruit & veggies: Bananas, prunes, prune juice, citrus juice, dried apricots, raisins, and cantalope are high in both magnesium and potassium.Potatoes, spinach, avocados, and artichokes are high in magnesium and potassium. Green vegetables are usually a source of magnesium. ...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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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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What are some good foods that are high in potassium (greater than 200 milligrams per portion)?

What are some good foods that are high in potassium (greater than 200 milligrams per portion)?

Potassium foods: High potassium foods include citrus, banana, melons, peaches, tomato, potato, pomegranate, meats, and apricots. See AAKP.com, Nutrition Counter. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods help to lower high potassium level?

Please suggest what foods help to lower high 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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What foods are low in potasium? My last blood test last friday, my potassium was really high.

What foods are low in potasium? My last blood test last friday, my potassium was really high.

HIgh potassium level: Did a doctor order your blood test? Did you speak to him? Perhaps you need to see a neprhologist to see what is causing your high potassiumn (k) level in your blood. If you have normal kidney function, your k would not be elevated. Please see a nephrologist to have an examination and take some blood work. Eating a diet low in k probably is not the answer to your high k level in your blood. ...Read more

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Should i avoid high potassium foods on losartan?

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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