If your kidneys aren't working properly, potassium can build up in your body. What conditions and even medications affect these organs?
Potassium is in all the tissues of your body. It helps make sure your body works as it should. Learn more about potassium, including the levels you need.
Anyone can get hyperkalemia -- too much potassium in their blood. But what makes it dangerous?
Potassium affects your body in ways you might not know about. Learn why the right amount of potassium is essential for muscles, the brain and beyond..
Hyperkalemia means you have too much potassium in your blood. Learn what causes it, how it affects your body, and how to reduce your potassium level.