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Can Liquorice Lower Potassium Levels in Dialysis Patients?

January 7, 2016 | By Stu | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

As with any significant change to diet, talk with your nephrologist or renal dietician before trying to lower your potassium with liquorice. Consuming too much glycyrrhetinic acid can cause hypokalemia (dangerously low potassium levels), which can kill you. Did you know that liquorice contains a compound that can lower the potassium levels of a dialysis • Read More »

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