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Hypokalemia

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Information listed in this category is for patients, their families and caregivers, about Hypokalemia. This is a condition in which potassium moves in and out of the cells, decreasing levels in the blood.

Decreased potassium levels in the blood can cause the heart to beat abnormally; extremely low levels can cause cardiac arrest.
  • eMedicine: Hypokalemia

    Describes how the body metabolizes potassium, common causes of low blood levels, prevalence, symptoms, tests, and treatment.

  • MedlinePlus: Hypokalemia

    Illustrated article explains causes, symptoms, exams and tests, prognosis, and prevention.

  • Rare Diseases: Hypokalemia

    Abstract relates what this condition is, how it occurs, and why it can be dangerous.

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