What is Potassium?
Potassium is a natural mineral used by the body in various aspects of metabolism. Potassium deficiency occurs if the body is depleted of potassium. Hypokalemia is the name for low potassium levels in the blood; hyperkalemia is high blood potassium
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- Potassium deficiency: Potassium deficiency is a low level of the mineral potassium in the body. Low blood potassium is called hypokalemia (high potassium
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- Hypokalemia: Hypokalemia is a low level of potassium in the blood. Potassium has the symbol “K” in the periodic table of
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- Hyperkalemia: Hyperkalemia is high blood potassium levels, which has the periodic table symbol “K”, and the ion is K+. Potassium is
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- Metabolism: Metabolism is the general name for many different regulatory systems within the body. Dysfunction in any single metabolic system can
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