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High potassium (also known as hyperkalemia) is a condition in which you have too much potassium in your blood. It can lead to serious health issues, including an irregular heartbeat, heart attack, and temporary paralysis. In some cases, high potassium can even lead to death.

Talk to your doctor about how you can manage high potassium—and lower the risks.

David’s diagnosis

David thought his symptoms were due to other health problems. See how he discovered they were caused by high potassium—and how he got it under control.

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