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Dr. Heidi Fowler
504 Doctors shared insights

Micro K (Overview)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
504 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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How do I know if micro dermal gone wrong?

How do I know if micro dermal gone wrong?

Microdermal implant: Is there redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth, pain, pus? ...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

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What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

What are the symptoms of having a micro-stroke?

Transient ischemia: A TIA might be considered a mini-stroke, but it is typically transient lasting about 20-30 min. One might experience loss of speech, dizziness, unilateral weakness and/or numbness, perhaps unilateral loss of vision, maybe double vision, imbalance, etc. Variable in view of variations of brain circulation. A mini event might be termed lacune, and leads to vascular dementia. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of a micro laminotomy?

What are the pros and cons of a micro laminotomy?

Depends on surgeon.: Because of the smaller incision, recovery times and postoperative pain are generally less. However, the smaller incision can sometimes a limit exposure and there can be a slightly higher chance of recurrence of symptoms. Speak to your surgeon for details. ...Read more

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How well does Micro needling work for stretch marks?

How well does Micro needling work for stretch marks?

Modest improvement.: Micro needling is effective in tightening loose skin but only modestly and that is particularly true when it comes to stretch marks. It will definitely not remove them, but they may end up being narrower. ...Read more

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Over stretching - can it cause micro tears, and how can they be avoided?

Over stretching - can it cause micro tears, and how can they be avoided?

Yes: Overstretching can cause tears to muscle fibers and tendons. Avoid it by making sure your muscles are warmed up and softer and stretch very slowly. Slow and gradual to increase elasticity. Avoid quick stretching like bouncing further into a stretch. ...Read more

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I recently had amniocentesis which was normal why was it also sent for a micro arry?

I recently had amniocentesis which was normal why was it also sent for a micro arry?

More specific: A routine amnio looks for numeric and structural abnormalities of chromosomes. A microarray can detect specific sites on a chromosome that might be abnormal and a routine amnio would not detect (i.e. Microdeletions or duplications) to name a couple. ...Read more

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Can I get some information regarding 'hypoglycemia at home' that I need to perform a micro presentation.?

Can I get some information regarding 'hypoglycemia at home' that I need to perform a micro presentation.?

Search Internet: Of course, since you're on this site, you could search this site, too! But for starters, check out the following sites that I found just be searching the internet: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/diabetic-hypoglycemia/ds01166, http://www.Diabetes.Org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/blood-glucose-control/hypoglycemia-low-blood. Html & http://www. Medicinenet. Com/hypoglycemia/article. Htm. ...Read more

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What's the inherent risk to me (as a husband), to my wife and my baby if we decide to have baby via micro-tese, pesa or tesa?

What's the inherent risk to me (as a husband), to my wife and my baby if we decide to have baby via micro-tese, pesa or tesa?

Few: 1. Genetic risk related to the cause of male factor e.G kleinfelter syndrome 47xxy,
y chromosome microdeletion, cystic fibrosis gene all can be transmitted to the baby. This is the main risk
2. Other unproven risks: risk of increase congenital abnormalities in the baby because of icsi (injecting the sperm into the egg) is controversial=unproven. ...Read more

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Hi think that I having a micro Pennis all my life?? When it gets hard n erected is little big but not normal size still I am 34 years old I never bein

Hi think that I having a micro Pennis all my life?? When it gets hard n erected is little big but not normal size still I am 34 years old I never bein

Here are some...: A real case of micro-penis is rare and the penile length at erection of > 9 cm should be enough to fulfill its functional duty although some inconvenience may occur. In life reality, we are physically not borne equal and physical growth comes to halt soon after reaching adulthood - for men, roughly at 18. If needing a counseling, contact www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio. ...Read more

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I think I have a micro penis?

I think I have a micro penis?

Here are some...: Let what you perceived be "judged by professional perspective. So, it's good idea to seek a professional evaluation and counseling so to decide if "micro penis" is really meaningful to you or just a spilling-over perception of personal fantasy. So, gather whatever you might have been bothered by the penile size and bring these to meet urologist so to solve whatever having annoyed you. Best wish. . ...Read more

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What is a micro wound?

What is a micro wound?

Simple definition: A wound is the name given to a break in the lining of our bodies or an organ of any depth that occurs from an external cause (trauma, surgery, a paper cut, a skin tear, etc). An ulcer is when the skin break occurs from an internal cause resulting in a break in the lining (stomach ulcer, diabetic or venous ulcer). A micro wound would be a very small break in the skin. This is an unusual term. ...Read more

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Very painful vaginal micro tears?

Very painful vaginal micro tears?

Yeast?: Candidiasis (yeast infection) is most likely. Genital herpes could do it, but normally causes blisters or open ulcers, not "micro tears". There are several other possibilities as well, including other infections, allergies, and more. With such severe symptoms you should see a doctor right away for accurate diagnosis, to check for underlying health problems (especially diabetes), and treatment. ...Read more

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What's micro suspension laryngoscopy?

What's micro suspension laryngoscopy?

Vocal cord surgery: This is an operation on your vocal cords via a specialized scope through your mouth. It is done with the aid of a microscope and specially designed micro instruments. ...Read more

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Does a micro discectomy bring results?

Does a micro discectomy bring results?

YES!!: Microdiscectomy, whether performed traditionally or thru miss technique performed for the correct diagnosis routinely result in excellent results. For discectomy there is a 90% excellent outcome. Hopefully in the future we will be able to achieve a 100% excellent outcome! ...Read more

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Could a micro discectomy bring positive results?

Could a micro discectomy bring positive results?

Yes: In the proper scenario, a microdiscectomy can be very helpful. Disc herniations can cause pain, numbness and weakness. If the symptoms have not gone away with conservative modalities, such as anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy, epidural injections, then surgery is a good option. The procedure takes out the herniated portion through a small incision. ...Read more

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What does alguronic acid and micro algae do for skin?

What does alguronic acid and micro algae do for skin?

Save your money: There are thousands of these scams claiming to be marvelous cures for everything. If you have a skin problem, a skin DR will help you. ...Read more

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How often should I do micro needling to help heal a scar?

How often should I do micro needling to help heal a scar?

Actually: I would recommend that any technique be done by an acupuncturist who is using sterile, single -use disposable needles. I don't recommend performing on self as use of regular needles means that the diameter of needle is likely too large. The needle will become dull quickly and it is likely that it isn't sterile. Scar deactivation with and without e-stim and scar injection are likely beneficial. If ...Read more

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How often is Beta-2-micro albumin elevated in lymphoma??

How often is Beta-2-micro albumin elevated in lymphoma??

Beta-2 microglobulin: Is a protein found on the surface of many human cells, including white blood cells. Increased production or destruction of these cells causes B2M levels in the blood to increase. If it is elevated, and how much it is elevated, generally correlates with tumor cell load. Early, mild cases may not result in elevation of B2M; more advanced cases typically would--can't reliably estimate a percentage. ...Read more

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Do micro calcifications mean I'm taking too much calcium?

Do micro calcifications mean I'm taking too much calcium?

Microcalcifications.: Almost certainly not but need more details on where they are and what they look like. ...Read more