Can low potassium cause uterine contractions?

Potassium. Potassium flux through potassium channels modulates uterine muscle tension, complicated, read this: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2012947/.

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Will exogenous oxytocin cause uterine contractions in nonpregnant women?

Same token. Endogenous oxytocin release during orgasm can cause uterine contractions; by the same token, exogenous oxytocin can cause uterine contractions outside pregnancy. Read more...

I'm having uterine contractions, had a tubal ligation 5yrs ago, negative pg test, late period. What could be the cause for the contractions?

Late cycle cramps. If you're cycle is late the lining of the uterus tends to continue to thicken. As a result you may have more then the usual amount and duration of uterine cramps, which may feel like contractions. Your GYN may need to give provera to bring on your period if this continues. Read more...