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Posted by: Alfred Sifrig | 2011/03/15

Potasium

What are the dangers of either high or low Potasium levels and what is the norm or middle reading. Thanks

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Expert ImageCyberDoc

Hallo Alfred
See these articles:
http://www.ehow.com/about_5059118_significance-increased-serum-potassium-levels.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001510/
It has an effect on your heart, nerves and muscles. The reading will depend on the lab that you use - they normally give the normal levels in brackets after the blood test result. Normal is about 3.5 - 5.4 mEq/L or 3.5 - 5.0 millimoles/liter (mmol/L)
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2011/03/16

Hallo Alfred
See these articles:
http://www.ehow.com/about_5059118_significance-increased-serum-potassium-levels.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001510/
It has an effect on your heart, nerves and muscles. The reading will depend on the lab that you use - they normally give the normal levels in brackets after the blood test result. Normal is about 3.5 - 5.4 mEq/L or 3.5 - 5.0 millimoles/liter (mmol/L)
Dr Bets

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