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Hypo Kalemia (hypokalemic Periodic paralysis)

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  • Posted By: lowKguy
  • June 6, 2009
  • 03:48 AM

Hope this helps all those who need something that i didn't have 6 years ago...

When I was 15 I was diagnosed with hypo kalemic periodic paralysis. Basically my blood cells eat my potassium and my body cant keep up therefore i take 80mE/q a day.

I woke up one morning and just couldnt move. It happened 7-8 more times after that, i havent had an attack in over a year and i give that to good health and excercise...I am currently working on some stuff to help us Kalemians out because as you know this is really the only site that really helps and gives incite into what the disorder is about. It took this site for me to learn that i am not alone and neither are you...sure we are far and few inbetween but were out ther none the less...if you would like to email me i am always more than happy to help any and everyone out with what i have learned throughout the years...just remember these are only my experiences and everything i say and tell you should be consulted with your doctor as these cases vary..Kalemia is very dangerous and not to be taken lightly

for instance a young woman took my story to her doctor and together they finally came up with her diagnosis, same as mine yes but it could have been much diffrent had she went about it herself...

My name is marcus and you can contact me at mdbanning7@yahoo.com
If you suffer from kalemia please feel free to email me your story to be used in the helping of others in our position...

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