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 »

A high potassium level indicates that it is above the normal range, which is 3.6 to 5.2 millimoles per liter, states Mayo Clinic. Having too much potassium in the blood is referred to as hyperkalemia. When the potassium ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

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 » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Kidney disease is the primary cause of elevated potassium levels, making the kidneys unable to filter extra potassium from the blood, notes WebMD. Other causes include alcoholism, adrenal failure, excessive use of potass... More »

The causes of a high protein count in urine include chronic kidney disease, diabetes, kidney infection, hypertension and heart failure, according to Mayo Clinic. Although they are not necessarily signs of kidney damage, ... More »

People with high triglyceride levels are at a high risk of suffering from a heart attack, stroke and other heart diseases, according to the Mayo Clinic. High triglyceride levels imply an underlying serious health conditi... More »

Persistently foamy urine that gradually becomes more noticeable may result from proteinuria, elevated protein levels in the urine, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients with foamy urine should consult a doctor immediately, ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms