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Dr. James Chapman
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Micro K (Overview)

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


Dr. James Chapman
485 doctors shared insights

Micro K (Overview)

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


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My potassium is low so my dr prescribed micro-k 600mg to take 2 tabs 2x a day. Is that a safe dosage? It seems like a lot.

Perfecto!: That's a typical dose. (Don't let the milligram dose fool you-that's only 32 milliequivalents per day total, not much at all). ...Read more

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Hi Doc. How are you? Is the the Volna-k can drink long time and what is the side effect?...thnx.

Hi Doc. How are you? Is the the Volna-k can drink long time and what is the side effect?...thnx.

It should last: 12 hours and is used to treat pain. It can cause stomach pain and at it's worse cause an ulcer. It should only be taken when absolutely needed, ...Read more

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My potassium is low so I was taking micro-k. Would this be a permanent problem?

My potassium is low so I was taking micro-k.  Would this be a permanent problem?

Could be: Low potassium is usually caused by medications called diuretics, there are used for control of hypertension and heart failure as well as swelling of the legs. If you do not use a diuretic then you should find out from your doctor what the problem is. You will need micro k , other potassium supplement or potassium sparing drug as long as the potassium remains low. ...Read more

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My potassium is low so my dr prescribed micro-k 600mg to take 2 tabs 2x a day. Is that a safe dosage? It seems like a lot.

Perfecto!: That's a typical dose. (Don't let the milligram dose fool you-that's only 32 milliequivalents per day total, not much at all). ...Read more

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Can micro dermabrasion hurt?

Can micro dermabrasion hurt?

No: At lot of patients describe it feeling similar to a cat's raspy tongue licking you! so, it's not a big deal. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a micro stroke?

What are the causes of a micro stroke?

Causes of a stroke: The causes of a mini stroke or TIA are the same as the causes of a regular stroke- high blood pressure, arterial disease, diabetes mellitus, smoking, atrial fibrillation and high cholesterol. ...Read more

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What is micro angiopathic ischemic changes?

What is micro angiopathic ischemic changes?

MRI lingo: This is a description of white spots seen, using t2 software, within the white matter of brain in a nonspecific fashion. Although these could be non-diagnostic, they may well be associated with some atherosclerotic changes associated with aging. Smaller blood vessels are noted here, and unless you have had cerebrovascular events, it is unlikely that these represent strokes. ...Read more