Can Too Much Potassium Kill You?


Too much potassium can indeed kill you. It results to a condition known as hyperkalemia or hyperpotassemia characterised by irregular heartbeat, weakness, slow pulse rate, paralysis and abnormal kidney function.
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I get severe cramping in the hands and feet. Could this be too much or too little potassium.
Presumably you mean potassium as potassium chloride, ie K+ ions, not potassium metal. If so the answer is pretty rapidly. Doses over the LD50 amount (30mg/kg by injection) can cause
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