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Suggest remedy for low potassium levels in blood

i went for blood work on Tuesday, and they said that my potassium level was very low, cholestrol level was borderline high and above average on my liver. so they are sending me to have a ultra sound on my liver. I was wondering what could cause my blood level to be above the range it should be?
Wed, 16 Sep 2015
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Hi Welcome to HEALTHCARE MAGIC..

I have gone through your query and can understand your concern...
Potassium is a very important mineral for the body.Low potassium level in the body could be deadly at times when not properly and immediately treated. Without potassium, our nerves and muscle cells, including those in the heart, would not be able to function well.
Here are remedies for low potassium
1.Foods rich in potassium should be taken. These include fruits like bananas, tomatoes, spinach, and oranges, and leafy vegetables like potatoes, peas, melons, and beans.
2.Avoid drinking diuretics such as tea and medications that may contribute to low potassium.
3.There are specialized salt (in place of table salt) available for consumption for hypertensive people. They can also help in increasing potassium level
as they contain 10% potassium chloride.

It is essential to always have a regular checkup of potassium levels in your blood

Hope this information helps
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Suggest remedy for low potassium levels in blood

Hi Welcome to HEALTHCARE MAGIC.. I have gone through your query and can understand your concern... Potassium is a very important mineral for the body.Low potassium level in the body could be deadly at times when not properly and immediately treated. Without potassium, our nerves and muscle cells, including those in the heart, would not be able to function well. Here are remedies for low potassium 1.Foods rich in potassium should be taken. These include fruits like bananas, tomatoes, spinach, and oranges, and leafy vegetables like potatoes, peas, melons, and beans. 2.Avoid drinking diuretics such as tea and medications that may contribute to low potassium. 3.There are specialized salt (in place of table salt) available for consumption for hypertensive people. They can also help in increasing potassium level as they contain 10% potassium chloride. It is essential to always have a regular checkup of potassium levels in your blood Hope this information helps