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Lifelong symptoms reduced by taking potassium. Theories?

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I’m very interested in your theories for my undiagnosed condition.

I’m a 30 year old male that has suffered from a long list of chronic severe symptoms for most of my life. Dozens of specialists consultations and different tests and treatments have yielded no results.

Recently, I tried a potassium gluconate supplement. I experienced rapid and dramatic reduction in all of my symptoms. This effect has been repeatable for 2 months. If I stop the supplementation, the symptoms return within a day.

Severe, chronic symptoms improved:

* Asthma and respiratory issues.
* Nasal congestion.
* Constipation.
* Headaches.
* Muscle cramping, weakness and pain.
* Insomnia.
* Palpitations.

I’ve also suffered from unexplained osteoporosis since my twenties.

It would be life-changing to finally know what has caused me so much suffering throughout my life. This potassium effect is my first piece of evidence that might help me solve the mystery. I would appreciate any opinions and theories!

I’m booked to see an endocrinologist. Suggestions of other recommended specialists are welcome. I’m taking 400mg to 800mg of potassium gluconate per day. I understand that this is within a safe dosage range. Previous years pathology show low but not out-of-range serum potassium levels.

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replied May 14th, 2018
Asthma is a disease that affects the breathing passages of the lungs (bronchioles). Asthma is caused by chronic (ongoing, long-term) inflammation of these passages. This makes the breathing tubes, or airways, of the person with asthma highly sensitive to various "triggers."
Become a partner with your health-care provider and his or her support staff. Use the resources they can offer -- information, education, and expertise -- to help yourself.
Become aware of your asthma triggers and do what you can to avoid them.
Follow the treatment recommendations of your health-care provider. Understand your treatment. Know what each drug does and how it is used.
See your health-care provider as scheduled.
Report any changes or worsening of your symptoms promptly.
Report any side effects you are having with your medications.
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