Potassium Overview

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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