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Does potassium effect restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Potassium will work w other minerals to help heal the cells that r not functioning to their potential because of inflammation.

In brief: Yes

Potassium will work w other minerals to help heal the cells that r not functioning to their potential because of inflammation.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

If you have leg cramps from low potassium (from diuretics, for example), then a potassium supplement can help.
True restless legs syndrome, in which the legs are truly restless rather than cramping, generally is not helped by potassium.

In brief: No

If you have leg cramps from low potassium (from diuretics, for example), then a potassium supplement can help.
True restless legs syndrome, in which the legs are truly restless rather than cramping, generally is not helped by potassium.
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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