Potassium

Ti'Ara Barry

FUNCTIONS

Electrolyte
  • Electrolytes are substances that help conduct electricity in your body. Potassium is one of the most important electrolytes in the human body. Its vital to the healthy functioning of all your body cells, tissues and organs.
Blood Pressure
  • A boost in your daily potassium intake can help you maintain a healthy blood pressure or lower it to healthy levels.
Muscular Function
  • Potassium is important for the ability of your skeletal and smooth muscles to contract. Because of this, potassium intake is important for regular digestive and muscular functioning.

TOO LITTLE POTASSIUM?

  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Constipation
  • Feeling of skipped heart beats
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle damage
  • Muscle weakness or spasms
  • Tingling or numbness

TOO MUCH POTASSIUM?

  • fatigue or weakness
  • a feeling of numbness or tingling
  • nausea or vomiting
  • problems breathing
  • skipped heartbeats