7 Signs That Your Body Isn'T Getting Enough Potassium - Martin Baker Orthodontist

7 signs that your body isnt getting enough potassium

1 muscle weakness not getting enough potassium can make your muscles weak and tired this can show up as trouble lifting things going up and down stairs or doing physical tasks that you used to be able to do without any problems

2 fatigue low potassium levels can lead to increased feelings of tiredness and lethargy even after obtaining enough sleep this can hinder productivity and overall quality of life

3 irregular heartbeat potassium controls electrical signals in the heart which is important for keeping the heart beat healthy palpitations seizures and an abnormal heartbeat can all be caused by not getting enough potassium

4 high blood pressure potassium and salt work together to keep blood pressure in check when potassium levels are low blood valves may narrow which can cause blood pressure to rise

5 cramps and spasms cramps twitches and spasms in the muscles may be brought on by a deficiency in potassium legs arms and the belly are the most frequent areas that are affected by these involuntary spasms

6 digestive issues reduced potassium levels may lead to a variety of digestive difficulties including constipation bloating and stomach cramping to name just a few of the potential symptoms

7 mood changes in the process of controlling the activity of neurotransmitters potassium plays a function for example irritation anxiety and even despair might be the result of a deficit which can have a bad impact on mood and mental health