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The most common causes of high potassium levels are chronic kidney disease and acute kidney failure, according to Mayo Clinic. In these two cases, a person's kidneys cease to function properly and are unable to filter ex... More »

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Medications that sometimes cause high potassium levels include certain antibiotics, blood pressure medication and herbal supplements, explains WebMD. Other medications that increase the amount of potassium in the blood a... More »

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Most foods contain some levels of potassium, but high content of potassium can be found in vegetables and fresh fruits, including oranges, potatoes, orange juice and leafy green vegetables, such as kale, spinach and coll... More »

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