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 Why would potassium levels be high?

Answer Elevated potassium levels are a symptom of hyperkalemia, which is caused by disorders of the kidneys. Kidney disorders can be things such as an obstruction, kidney failure or rejection of a kidney ... Read More »
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My potassium is to high how do i get it to a normal stat, and what causes high potassium in body?

The kidneys normally excrete excess potassium from the body. Therefore, most cases of hyperkalemia are caused by disorders that reduce the kidneys' ability to excrete potassium.There are no at-home... Read More »
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Why check magnesium levels with potassium levels?

Potassium and magnesium, along with calcium, are important minerals that help regulate many bodily functions. According to the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements, if you ha... Read More »
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Which is more dangerous: high Cholesterol levels (LDL) or high Triglyceride levels?

Harvard Medical School has confirmed that the best way of predicting coronary artery disease is by dividing your triglycerides by your "good" HDL. (TG/HDL) Triglycerides are more dangerous. Your ... Read More »
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Are high urea nitrogen levels indicative of high ammonia levels?

Disregarding the effects of some diseases or genetic disorders, high urea nitrogen levels may be directly indicative of high ammonia levels. Ammonia is toxic in the body and must be removed through... Read More »
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