POTASSIUM: The Most Important Electrolyte Yet an Ignored Epidemic – Dr. Berg

Intakes that are less than the recommended amounts may result in potassium deficiency. When intakes are lower than your body needs, it can lead to health complications, including increased blood pressure and the risk of developing kidney stones.

In addition to low dietary intakes, some other things may contribute to potassium deficiency, including:5

Some people are more at risk of developing a potassium deficiency, including:5

  • Those with i
  • Those who take diuretics or laxatives
  • People with pica