8 Signs of Potassium Deficiency

feeling tired
muscle cramps
an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) – skipped heartbeats or an irregular heartbeat
tingling or numbness
increased urinationYou are at risk of developing low potassium levels if you:
have vomiting or diarrhoea
have a very physically demanding job causing sweating
live in extremely hot climates
are a professional athlete
are taking antibiotics
have chronic kidney disease
have an eating disorder such as bulimia
have low magnesium levels in the body
don’t get enough potassium from your diet (though this is very rare)

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