Showing posts with label signs of lithium toxicity. Show all posts
Showing posts with label signs of lithium toxicity. Show all posts

High potassium: causes, symptoms and diagnosis

High potassium: causes, symptoms and diagnosis
What is hyperkalemia? Potassium is an essential electrolyte, which is a mineral that your body needs to function properly. Potassium is especially important for nerves and muscles, including the heart. Although potassium is important for your health, Much of the nutrient can be as bad as, or worse than, not getting enough. Normally, your kidneys maintain a healthy balance of potassium by eliminating excess potassium from your body. But for many reasons, the level of potassium in the blood can… ...Read more