Tag Archives: Diuretic

Save money on swollen legs

Swollen legs. They just make a person want to sit down and rest. Why do legs swell anyway?   Normally the arterial circulation and venous circulation are in balance. The same amount of fluid that reaches the legs via the arteries is … Continue reading

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Save money on potassium disorders

Too much or too little?  Either way it can be dangerous, even fatal.  Most of my patients who have an abnormal serum potassium level in their blood are unaware of the fact.  Typically, they are taking diuretics (water pills) which deplete … Continue reading

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