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I am suffering from hypokalemic periodic paralysis and want to know how can it be cured?

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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Kalemic Paralysis

Unfortunately hypokalemic paralysis can only be treated and not cured.
Fortunately treatment including change in lifestyle and diet is well tolerated, but needs to be for a lifetime. A discussion with a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular disorders is indicated.

In brief: Kalemic Paralysis

Unfortunately hypokalemic paralysis can only be treated and not cured.
Fortunately treatment including change in lifestyle and diet is well tolerated, but needs to be for a lifetime. A discussion with a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular disorders is indicated.
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
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Dr. Andrew Dutka
Neurology

In brief: Inherited disorder

Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is an inherited disorder that results in occasions temporary paralysis.
Large meals can trigger attacks, especially the morning after. Treatment is possible with potassium supplements, or medications. It typical starts in the teens, but life span is usually normal, although persistent weakness may develop over years. It is very rarely fatal if recognized.

In brief: Inherited disorder

Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is an inherited disorder that results in occasions temporary paralysis.
Large meals can trigger attacks, especially the morning after. Treatment is possible with potassium supplements, or medications. It typical starts in the teens, but life span is usually normal, although persistent weakness may develop over years. It is very rarely fatal if recognized.
Dr. Andrew Dutka
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