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DIET FOR HIGH POTASSIUM

Too much potassium in foods can  contribute to higher levels in your blood if your kidneys don’t work well. So at kingwood kidney associates , we  will ask you about what you eat and drink, and then give you advice on what things you may need to cut back on because they have a lot of potassium.

Common High-Potassium Foods

These foods can raise the level of this mineral in your blood:

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Author
Dr. Sowmya Puthalapattu Sowmya Puthalapattu, MD, or Dr. Sowmya as she’s known to patients, is an experienced board-certified nephrologist and internal medicine physician at Kingwood Kidney Associates, with offices in Kingwood and The Woodlands, Texas. Dedicated to providing her patients with comprehensive individualized care, Dr. Puthalapattu believes in the importance of active listening and having an open and creative clinical mind to provide the right care to meet her patients’ needs. She is faculty and Subspeciality education coordinator for Nephrology at IM GME program HCA Kingwood . Her areas of specialty include chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, hyponatremia, and high blood pressure. A resident of The Woodlands, Texas, Dr. Puthalapattu spends her free time with her husband and two children. Her favorite activities include hiking and traveling.

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