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Potassium Deficiency Symptoms and Diet Sources (Foods to Eat)

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The body is constantly maintaining a balance of the potassium levels by the intake of potassium in food and drink and the output via the urine. A deficiency of potassium is one of the most common electrolyte abnormalities that is almost always due to a greater loss of potassium rather than a lower than required […]

Low Potassium Levels (Hypokalemia) in the Elderly

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Potassium is an electrolyte that has several important functions in the body including a role in muscle activity, nerve impulse conduction and kidney function. Low potassium levels in the blood and tissue fluid, known as hypokalemia, is the most common electrolyte abnormality seen in any age group but it is particularly common in the elderly […]


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