What causes chronically low blood potassium levels?

Few mechanisms. 1. Low intake in food 2. Loss in secretions- urine, gastrointestinal-vomitus and stool, sweat 3.Increased traslocation of k in to the cells in certain conditions eg. Insulin excess, mineralocorticoid( aldosterone - a hormone secreted by adrenal gld.) excess are associated with low potassium.There is a genetically acquired condition called periodic hypokalemic syndrome characterized by low k level.
Causes of low K? many causes. Most common diuretics for HIGH BP. Many causes of high BP are also associated with low K. See your team or consult with me for second opinion. .