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It depends on your level of deficiency... But I would say no. You can also cause some serious damage by taking too much so be careful' date=' what is the doc saying?[/quote']

I am postoperative day 6. My potassium dropped postoperative day 1. I'm taking liquid K+ twice daily. Take your medicine as ordered and follow up with your doctor regular. K+ affects the muscles, this includes your heart. I'm a Lil dehydrated its hard to drink without having severe cramps.

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Do others know if one banana a day is enough potassium? I would think so' date=' but want to hear from others on it.[/quote']

A medium banana contains about 411mg of potassium or 11% rda.

My preferred source for potassium is coconut Water

16oz can = 700mg (20%rda) and like banana, it's a real food source and not a supplement.

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A medium banana contains about 411mg of potassium or 11% rda.

My preferred source for potassium is coconut Water

16oz can = 700mg and like banana' date=' it's a real food source and not a supplement.[/quote']

What is your preferred coconut Water product? I have been drinking vitacoco while on vacation this last week (excellent post workout) and considered ordering it from Amazon until I read the reviews. Next I checked out Nirvana Coconut water which has much better reviews on Amazon. Before committing to a product and even to a subscription, I want to make sure I am getting the best product and it is economical. I cannot order cold coconuts ( had one this week) so will settle for product as long as it is good quality and close to drinking out of an actual coconut.

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What is your preferred coconut Water product? I have been drinking vitacoco while on vacation this last week (excellent post workout) and considered ordering it from Amazon until I read the reviews. Next I checked out Nirvana Coconut Water which has much better reviews on Amazon. Before committing to a product and even to a subscription' date=' I want to make sure I am getting the best product and it is economical. I cannot order cold coconuts ( had one this week) so will settle for product as long as it is good quality and close to drinking out of an actual coconut.[/quote']

This is the one I use. My only problem is that I have to order 5-6 cases a month.

I think the old lady likes them more than me.

http://amzn.com/B004OVWQDA

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This is the one I use. My only problem is that I have to order 5-6 cases a month.

I think the old lady likes them more than me.

http://amzn.com/B004OVWQDA

Sort of tempted to order from Amazon, but again some horrid reviews. They also talk about added sugar and other things (chloride?)

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Sort of tempted to order from amazon' date=' but again some horrid reviews. They also talk about added sugar and other things (chloride?)[/quote']

If you have a Price Cutter local to you they stock this one. Just look at the label, the one I order is just coconut Water, but they do make some with sugar & pulp.

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If you have a Price Cutter local to you they stock this one. Just look at the label' date=' the one I order is just coconut Water, but they do make some with sugar & pulp.[/quote']

Great - thanks for the local tip. Perhaps even costco carries it.

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http://potassiumrichfoods.com/potassium-rich-foods-list/

Many of these options are high in Protein and Fiber too...

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Avacodoes

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I was getting those little "almost blackouts" until I started taking potassium 2 weeks ago. All gone.

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I was getting those little "almost blackouts" until I started taking potassium 2 weeks ago. All gone.

I still get these whenever standing up from a seated position. Used to it now. My take is that as long as I do not completely fade to black, I am a-ok.

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I was getting those little "almost blackouts" until I started taking potassium 2 weeks ago. All gone.

Are you just taking over the counter potassium??

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I drink Vitamin Water Zero "Revive" flavor. It has 880mg of potassium per bottle. It's the only flavor I've found with a significant amount of potassium in it.

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Anybody taking potassium? I had to go to ER yesterday cause i was so weak and dizzy and my potassium was very low so guess ill be taking it from now on

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my doctor gave me a perscription.

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my doctor gave me a perscription.

Been there. Done that!

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