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Potassium is a vital mineral, which helps normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance When we are stressed, our metabolic rate rises, thereby reducing our potassium levels.
Normal potassium level in the blood: 3.5-5.0 milliequivalents per liter (mEq/L) Mild hyperkalemia: between 5.1 mEq/L to 6.0 mEq/L Moderate hyperkalemia: Potassium levels of 6.1 mEq/L to 7.0 mEq/L Severe hyperkalemia: Above 7 mEq/L
Low potassium levels in our blood can be rebalanced with the help of a high-potassium snacks or supplements:
Hyperkalemia is a common condition; it is diagnosed in up to 8% of hospitalized patients in the U.S. Fortunately, most patients have mild hyperkalemia. It is important to treat the condition causing hyperkalemia to prevent it from progressing into a more severe hyperkalemia. True hyperkalemia is a serious and potentially life-threatening disorder.
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