Effects Of Potassium Deficiency?
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Potassium deficiency, known as hypokalemia, is a condition in which the level of potassium in the blood is less than normal, the normal level of potassium in the blood is 3.6 to 5.2 mmol/L. The causes of hypokalemia are many, namely impaired absorption of potassium, hyperthyroidism, digestive disorders such as diarrhea, diuretic drugs. If you have lost a lot of weight, there are many possible causes, including:
Gastrointestinal disorders Thyroid disorders Cancer TB HIV/AIDS Diabetes If your weight keeps dropping, especially if you have a cough, canker sores, diarrhea, and fever that goes up and down, you should re-examine your condition with an internal medicine doctor. To find out the cause, the doctor will perform a series of examinations on you, such as a physical examination, supporting examinations such as blood tests, x-rays.
Some suggestions for you to gain weight
Eat regularly, with high-calorie and high-protein nutritional intake. Exercise regularly with muscle-building exercises. Avoid excessive stress or anxiety. Rest regularly. Lots of snacking, with healthy snacks such as fruits. Thank you, hopefully useful. dr.Nurmarwiyah