Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. A deficiency in potassium causes fatigue, irritability, and hypertension (increased blood pressure). Overdose of potassium from natural sources is nearly impossible, however, it is possible to consume too much potassium via potassium salts which can lead to nausea, vomiting, and even cardiac arrest. For those with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who need to lower their potassium, this list can serve as a
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Is it possible to repair the damaged kidneys in kidney disease ? It is known that, in the past, the progression of kidney disease cannot be stopped nor be reversed, so the effect ways to treat kidney disease is to relieve those symptoms and protect the remaining kidneys from further damage. But in now days, as the technology developed, experts have found that those damaged kidneys can be repaired to some degree, especially in the early stage of this disease.