vitamins deficiency symptoms

Potassium help regulate blood pressure

Potassium is electrolytes that help regulate blood pressure and heartbeat. The influence of potassium in the body connected with into many physiological events that include nerve transmission, muscle contraction, enzymatic reactions, carbohydrate synthesis, basic cell functions, and acid-base balance.
Inadequate potassium in the diet might causes of development high blood pressure, stroke, and cardiovascular disease.Jarrow Potassium Citrate, 99 mg (120 tablets)

Several studies have shown that increasing the potassium foods in our diet can reduce blood pressure.
Potassium supplement may be even more beneficial for a person over age 65 who often does not respond well to antihypertensive drugs.

The frequency and severity of side effects associated with potassium supplementation are much less comparing with the frequency and severity of side effects associated with conventional antihypertensives.

Too much sodium in our diet may raise our blood pressure to unhealthy levels, but potassium in our diet could help.

Potassium food sources

Most people get plenty of potassium from their food and too much sodium from salt (sodium chloride). Bananas, baked potatoes, oranges and orange juice, raisins, artichokes, avocados, spinach, nuts, seeds, lima beans, meat, cod, chicken, and salmon

Potassium side effects

Potassium side effects include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
Symptoms of toxicity include tingling in extremities, muscle weakness, temporary paralysis, and abnormal heart rhythm.


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