5 doctors weighed in:
Are there lifestyle changes that really make getting high potassium less likely?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on cause
A healthy person is not likely to develop pathologically high potassium from usual diet.
High potassium levels are almost always symptomatic of other disease, e.g.. Renal failure, uncontrolled diabetes, life style changes may be helpful, however, it is far more important to treat the underlying illness.

In brief: Depends on cause
A healthy person is not likely to develop pathologically high potassium from usual diet.
High potassium levels are almost always symptomatic of other disease, e.g.. Renal failure, uncontrolled diabetes, life style changes may be helpful, however, it is far more important to treat the underlying illness.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Absolutely
Yes. Avoiding certain foods or limiting intake of orange juice, bananas , tomatoes as well as avoiding salt substitutes which are frequently high in potassium.
A dietician can be very helpful in this regard. You also need to investigate why you are prone to high potassium and your doctor can help exclude kidney problems which is a frequent cause.

In brief: Absolutely
Yes. Avoiding certain foods or limiting intake of orange juice, bananas , tomatoes as well as avoiding salt substitutes which are frequently high in potassium.
A dietician can be very helpful in this regard. You also need to investigate why you are prone to high potassium and your doctor can help exclude kidney problems which is a frequent cause.
Dr. John Szawaluk
Dr. John Szawaluk
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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
In brief: Dietary restriction
You should avoid foods high in potassium such as bananas oranges potatoes.
Also avoid salt substitutes and sea salt which actually contain increased amounts of potassium.

In brief: Dietary restriction
You should avoid foods high in potassium such as bananas oranges potatoes.
Also avoid salt substitutes and sea salt which actually contain increased amounts of potassium.
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
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Dr. Govind Sharma
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Changes
Indeed there are.
1.Inrease exercise 2.Consume less bananas oranges and nuts .Drink more water.

In brief: Changes
Indeed there are.
1.Inrease exercise 2.Consume less bananas oranges and nuts .Drink more water.
Dr. Govind Sharma
Dr. Govind Sharma
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