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www.healthline.com/health/high-potassium-hyperkalemia

May 22, 2017 ... However, high levels of potassium can be dangerous. ... But for many reasons, the level of potassium in your blood can get too high. This is ...

www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/hyperkalemia/basics/definition/sym-20050776

Your blood potassium level is normally 3.6 to 5.2 millimoles per liter (mmol/L). Having a blood potassium level higher than 7.0 mmol/L can be dangerous and ...

www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/hyperkalemia/basics/causes/sym-20050776

The ruptured cells leak their potassium into the sample. This falsely raises the amount of potassium in the blood sample, even though the potassium level in your ...

www.kidney.org/content/six-steps-control-high-potassium

But too much potassium can be dangerous, especially if you have kidney disease . There are steps you can take to keep your potassium levels safe. ... Although your body needs potassium, having too much in your blood can be harmful.

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/hyperkalemia-causes-symptoms-treatments

Sep 17, 2017 ... But too much potassium in your blood can lead to dangerous, and ... inhibitors to increase potassium levels; Blood pressure drugs called beta- ...

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/potassium-blood-test

Your body needs to have the right amount of the mineral potassium so that your nerves, muscles, cells, and heart are working well. Your doctor may order a ...

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001179.htm

Nov 1, 2015 ... High potassium level is a problem in which the amount of potassium in the blood is higher than normal. The medical name of this condition is ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/hyperkalemia/article_em.htm

Dec 1, 2015 ... Read about hyperkalemia (high potassium levels) caused by medications, diabetic ketoacidosis, kidney disease, drug abuse, trauma, burns, ...

www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/hyperkalemia/overview.html

Nov 16, 2011 ... High potassium levels are more likely to occur when the kidneys are not working ... including water pills (diuretics) and blood pressure medicines. ... treatment if your potassium level is very high, or if you have danger signs, ...