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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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Moderate to severe potassium elevations are treated with insulin, diuretics, sodium polystyrene sulfonate or hemodialysis, according to WebMD. In someone with a mildly elevated potassium level, reducing dietary potassium... More »

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Having blood potassium higher than 7.0 millimoles per liter can be very dangerous and requires emergency medical treatment, according to Mayo Clinic. High blood potassium can result from life-threatening conditions, such... More »

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