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Can high potassium level in blood cause heart attack?

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Can a high potassium (6.7) level in the blood cause a heart attack?
Posted Fri, 15 Aug 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Benard Shehu 36 minutes later
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High levels of potassium in blood above 6.5 increase the risk for serious cardiac arrhythmia and cardiac arrest (heart attack).

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Dr. Benard Shehu
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