Hypokalemia is a condition in which a person lacks enough potassium in the blood. As potassium is needed for the nerves and muscles to function, a lack of it can create problems for the heart and digestive system. Most commonly, Hypokalemia occurs when too much potassium is lost through urination, bowel movements, or sweating. In addition to that, certain medications used to induce vomiting and diarrhea can also cause Hypokalemia.
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Below you will find a list detailing all of the side effects associated with Hypokalemia:
Consult with your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms:
Below you will find a list detailing all of possible causes of Hypokalemia:
How to determine if you have Hypokalemia:
Below you will find your options in treating and providing for Hypokalemia:
Your doctor may look to prescribe you with potassium supplements to keep you levels at a normal rate. You doctor may also look to administer you with an IV pending on your particular potassium level.
Aside from supplements, look to eat foods rich with potassium. For example: avocados, bananas, beans, bran, carrots, lean beef, milk, oranges, peanut butter, peas, salmon, spinach, tomatoes, wheat germ.
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