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What happens when someone has low potassium?

what happens when someone has low potassium?
Asked On : Mon, 22 Feb 2010
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Hi.. Hypokalemia (low potassium) can produce symptoms on heart and muscles... It can cause arrythmia's and other conduction abnormalities on the heart.. It can produce muscle weakness resulting in fflaccidity and paralysis of the muscles, difficulty in passing urine, constipation.. On severe potassium loss can result in breathing difficulties.. Cardiac arrythmia's can be life threatning condition and needs immediate attention..

Answered: Tue, 23 Feb 2010
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