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List Of Fruits And Vegetables High In Potassium
Dear MDs: Although my daily diet is > 5000 mg of K rich food/fruits, my K is <3.4. By how much would 12.5 mg diuretic (hctz) decrease potassium level?
Can be significant: HCTZ can certainly do this! Also contributing can be subtle things like diuretic effects of alcohol or caffeine, even large amounts of licorice! Some forms of hypertension are associated with low K to begin with ("hyper aldosterone states") and are very sensitive to even low doses of HCTZ. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I lost 100lbs, I exercise daily, I eat 70% raw fruit + veggies. Avg. Sodium is 2.3g, potassium 4.5g. My BP is 134/68. Where could I be going wrong?
You're doing fine...: You have made excellent progress towards a more healthy lifestyle. Why do you think something may be going wrong? If you had high blood pressire it is now normal. What is your weight goal? Good idea to take a multivitamin, omega 3 oil and vitamin d=3 and b-12. Be sure you continue to follow up with your physician, continue your weight loss/exercise, and please don't get discouraged! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Regarding dried fruit, I thought raisins and prunes don't need preservatives. My last package of prunes had potassium sorbate. Why is that needed?
Preservative: Potassium sorbate is a natural preservative that serves basically the same function as sulfites. It is also used as a flavor enhancer in baby food. Like sulfates, it is "generally regarded as safe" by the fda. ...Read more
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See DASH diet: Fruits and vegetables are healthy for a variety of reasons and most people need to increase the amounts they eat. I am not aware of specific fruits or vegetables that have more effects on blood pressure. Low sodium and high potassium(high in fruits and vegetables) diet can help BP. The DASH diet (available with simple search on Google) is specific diet proven to lower BP. Best with low salt diet ...Read more
My libido is very high and its very difficut for me to controll, please tell me foods fruits and vegetable etc I should eat to lower my libido?
Fruits: okay: Yes, you can drink fruit smoothies as long as they were not prepared with fatty food mixed. ...Read more
My libido is very high please tell me it's causes and also please tell me how to reduce it any fruit vegetable or food that can reduce my libido?
You're a man: You're 25 years old. If you are not in a relationship that includes the two of you enjoying mutual satisfaction several times a week, you're going to feel like this. Being able to relieve your own sexual pressure when you're alone is a great gift that can make it possible for you to save the best, and stay healthy, for that one special person. Think about enjoying and make yourself comfortable. ...Read more
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