Results for: Hypokalemia

In Conditions and Diseases

Diagnosis of hypokalemia?

Answer . Potassium ion levels are measured in the blood serum. If the levels fall below the normal range, the patient is diagonised with hypokalemia.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Why is there hypokalemia?

Hypokalemia is a condition occurring when the potassium level in the blood are abnormally low. It can result in muscle weakness, heart irregularities, disorientation, and some (MORE)
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How is taking a diuretic associated with hypokalemia?

some diuretics (like lasix, hydrochlorothiazide) lead to an increased loss of potassium with the urine. In some people this leads to hypokalemia after a usually prolonged inte (MORE)
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Causes of hypokalemia?

There are many different things that can cause hypokalemia. Some ofthese things include antibiotics, diarrhea and vomiting, using toomuch laxatives, chronic kidney disease, an (MORE)
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What causes Hypokalemia?

Hypokalemia is a condition occurring when the potassium level in the blood are abnormally low. It can result in muscle weakness, heart irregularities, disorientation, and some (MORE)
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What is the pathophysiology of hypokalemia?

Hypokalemia can occur due to 1 of 3 pathogenetic mechanisms. The first is deficient intake. Poor potassium intake alone is an uncommon cause of hypokalemia but occasionally (MORE)
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How can hypokalemia affect your life?

Hypokalemia or low potassium can cause lethal heart rhythms. general tiredness , muscle twitching and damage.
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What is the best treatment for hypokalemia?

If you're suffering from hypokalemia, you should eat foods rich inpotassium like bananas. Drink coconut water. Your doctor mayprescribe you KALIUM DURULE tablets. It is very e (MORE)
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Do ace inhibitors cause hypokalemia?

It could. If its a diabetic patient who has raised serum postassiumdue to diabetic nephropathy then ace inhibitor can improve hisdiabetic nephropathy leading to hypokalemia... (MORE)
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How is hypokalemia diagnosed?

Hypokalemia can be measured by acquiring a sample of blood, preparing blood serum, and using a potassium sensitive electrode for measuring the concentration of potassium ions. (MORE)