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Need information on hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Are there studies?

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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery

In brief: Resources below

http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hypokalemic-periodic-paralysis.

In brief: Resources below

http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hypokalemic-periodic-paralysis.
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: See below

Periodic paralysis is a rare neuromuscular disorder, related to a defect in muscle ion channels, characterized by episodes of painless muscle weakness, which may be precipitated by heavy exercise, fasting, or high-carbohydrate meals.
There is genetic testing for some.There is provocative tests to induce this by glucose, exrecise and injection of acth.

In brief: See below

Periodic paralysis is a rare neuromuscular disorder, related to a defect in muscle ion channels, characterized by episodes of painless muscle weakness, which may be precipitated by heavy exercise, fasting, or high-carbohydrate meals.
There is genetic testing for some.There is provocative tests to induce this by glucose, exrecise and injection of acth.
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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