What are your. Symptoms? Please re post your questions with the symptoms.
Symptoms. Please send symptoms and can discuss.
More data. To answer the specific question, the symptoms would need to be described. Low potassium, which might occur when taking diuretics (water pills) for high blood pressure, can cause cramps in the muscles. Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is a genetic disorder, causing paralysis, often in the morning or after a large carbohydrate meal. Potassium is low during the attacks. Periodic paralysis is rare.
What's more appropriate for hypokalemia or hypokalemic periodic paralysis? Potassium chloride or potassium citrate? Thanks.
Potassium Chloride. There is some suggestion that Potassium Chloride is better since the chloride ion may counteract the metabolic alkalosis that comes with hypokalemia. A more important point is that you should use immediate release forms if you are planning to take it when you have an attack of paralysis. Read more...