Mineral Bottle

POTASSIUM

Potassium regulates the balance of your body acids and plays a role in nerve and muscle function. Together with sodium, potassium works to regulate your blood pressure and water balance and to keep your heart muscle beating in a steady, normal rhythm. Potassium helps sharp, clear thinking by assuring adequate oxygen transport to your brain. It even helps your body dispose of wastes.

Good for These Symptoms:

Other Benefits: May lower high blood pressure and protect against the blood pressure-boosting properties of sodium.

Signs of Deficiency:

At High Risk for Low Potassium:

Sources:

RDA: None

Optimal Level: 100 mg

Maximum: 5 grams

Signs of Toxicity: