Results for: hypokalemic

Why does your cat keep his head down?

Your cat may have a potassium deficiency called feline hypokalemic polymyopathy... it causes lethargy, drooped head, altered gait, etc. If left unchecked it can be fatal, but recovery is usually excellent when given potassium supplements either orally or, in extreme… Full Answer

What causes familiar periodic paralysis?

Familiar (genetic) Periodic paralysis comprises a group of rare genetic diseases that cause symptoms such as muscle weakness, muscle stiffness, and complete paralysis. While there more than 30 different strains of periodic paralysis have been identified, the most common include… Full Answer

Can you randomly become paralyzed?

Periodic paralysis can seem to occur randomly.Periodic Paralysis comprises a group of rare genetic diseases that cause symptoms such as muscle weakness, muscle stiffness, and complete paralysis. While there more than 30 different strains of periodic paralysis have been identified… Full Answer

What are some words that include the letters 'k a l p'?

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