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    i was told i have high potasium is this bad

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    Too much potassium is dangerous because it can be hard to detect. People with hyperkalemia often have no symptoms, but may experience nausea, irregular heartbeat or a pulse that is slow, weak or undetectable. Some patients experience tingling skin, areas of numbness in the hands or feet, general muscular weakness or limpness. While some individuals are able to tolerate high levels of potassium, the condition may result in deadly complications, including cardiac arrest.


     



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