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Is potassium good for the heart?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Mandatory

The heart requires a normal potassium level to generate transmembrane potentials necessary for normal cardiac conduction.
In other words, potassium that is either too high or too low can cause cardiac arrest. It needs to be just right.

In brief: Mandatory

The heart requires a normal potassium level to generate transmembrane potentials necessary for normal cardiac conduction.
In other words, potassium that is either too high or too low can cause cardiac arrest. It needs to be just right.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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