High blood potassium levels can indicate kidney failure, excessive use of drugs or alcohol, or specific types of trauma such as burning, reports Healthline. High blood potassium levels may also be a consequence of taking... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Symptoms of high potassium levels in the blood include abnormal heart rhythm, slow heart rate and weakness. It is hard to diagnose this condition, as its symptoms may be mild and can also be the result of other health co... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

A high blood potassium level, known as hyperkalemia, can cause muscle fatigue, weakness, paralysis, nausea and heart rhythm problems, according to Mayo Clinic. In severe cases of hyperkalemia, the heart rate may become e... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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