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Will potassium and sodium deficiency cause muscle pain and strain?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Yes

Definitely.

In brief: Yes

Definitely.
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Potassium yes

It is very common to experience muscular problems with low potassium but not all causes of cramps, muscle pain or strain are due to low potassium. Low sodium is less likely to be associated to muscle pain and strain.

In brief: Potassium yes

It is very common to experience muscular problems with low potassium but not all causes of cramps, muscle pain or strain are due to low potassium. Low sodium is less likely to be associated to muscle pain and strain.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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