... been newly prescribed Dyazid for hypertension. The warning label cautions against the use of supplemental potassium. Can anyone recommend a good multiple vitamin without potassium in it. I am very active physically and feel that I need something more than a balanced diet. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the reminder about the potassium, Famnd. Yes, potassium is critical to heart health (and to regulating high blood pressure) but like many nutrients, too much is not a good thing. I'll need to refer back to my reports as I a would like to know what a healthy range is.
You make an interesting point about food vs supplements...and that is the slow release of... (5 replies)
... Since too much potassium can stop the heart, the manufacturer is correct in not supplying the full daily amount. Potassium in food gets into the blood supply slowing whereas a potassium pill jumps right in which could put the blood potassium level over the top. ... (5 replies)
... I hope that Bethsheba's recommendation helps. I mix and match individual vitamins and minerals myself, so have no recommendation for you. ... (5 replies)
Funny you should ask...I was just going to post something about my daily vitamin because it was short on potassium--it contains only 2 percent of the recommended daily value... Centrum Silver.
Does anyone know why a daily vitamin would lack so much potassium?
Bethsheba (5 replies)
... Thanks Rheanna, those thoughts hadn't occurred to me. After I read your post, I also realized that some nutrients need to be proportional to others or they are not metabolized...but I don't know if that applies here or not.
Bethsheba (5 replies)
... I'm sure I have a Potassium defiency, I spent days and weeks without fruit and vegetables. ... (5 replies)
... Actually, we have most of the medication that you can find in Europe and US but in case of supplements I couldn't find Magnesium and Potassium supplements alone without other vitamins or minerals. ... (6 replies)
... ave taken a toll on your arteries and you won't be able to correct the damage done. So while it may be worthwhile to take a year or so now to try to get it down without medication, if you aren't successful, I'd urge you to go back on medication. ... (6 replies)
... Then with vitamins with magnesium, those got better. ... (2 replies)
... t use my cpap. Slept from 3 am until 7 without my mask, waking up to a pounding heart. Must get allergies under control to lower bp!! ... (84 replies)
... It's hard to say without more information from you... ... (1 replies)
... you've given me a lot to think about. I could be stressed out without realizing it. Remember me having doubts about my ability to do my job after such a long abscence? ... (20 replies)
... If you are not use to exercising, do not begin an exercise program without first consulting with your physician. ... (21 replies)