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244 Possible Causes for Potassium Decreased, Slurred Speech

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    The loss of electrolytes such as phosphate, potassium and magnesium can result in cardiac dysrhythmia.[] Behavioral changes such as euphoria and aggressiveness, as well as slurred speech, are seen in milder intoxications, which are estimated to occur at blood ethanol concentrations[] speech gait disturbances blackouts coma Evaluation Blood alcohol level Treatment Pharmacologic nutritional - in chronic alcoholics or if you suspect deficiency thiamine must[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Delirium tremens is the most severe form of withdrawal and manifests with deep confusion, slurred speech, uninhibited behavior, staggering gait, delusions, vivid hallucinations[] Our results showed that decreased serum electrolyte concentrations (i.e., chloride and potassium), elevated ALT, and gamma-glutamyltransferase serum levels, as well as ataxia[] speech Staggering Measurable effects on motor and emotional control centers Loss of balance Blurred or double vision Urinary incontinence Sedation Amnesia 0.40 Lapses in[]

  • Wilson Disease

    'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[] […] or whites of eyes (jaundice) Easy bruising Swollen liver and spleen Behavioral changes Stiff muscles Uncontrollable tremors Slow or repeated movements Trouble swallowing Slurred[] When I was first diagnosed I had slurred speech, my balance was off, I had difficulty walking and I had stiff muscles. I couldn’t sit on the ground.[]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Twenty-five of 47 (53%) patients had decreased serum potassium levels.[] […] in the blood, which can cause an irregular heartbeat, muscle cramping and weakness, and decreased reflexes Too little acid in the stomach, which can cause digestive problems[] […] causes frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger Rash that spreads on the face, abdomen, or lower extremities Symptoms of a VIPoma Watery diarrhea Too little potassium[]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    […] in potassium after vomiting or taking diuretics Several tests are used to diagnose hepatic encephalopathy.[] Symptoms and Diagnosis Symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy may include confusion, poor concentration, disorientation, agitation and slurred speech.[] speech Slowed movement Seizures Severe personality changes Coma People with hepatic encephalopathy can become unconscious or unresponsive.[]

  • Dementia

    In fact, following TJ-54 treatment, the average serum potassium level in the subjects decreased by 0.20 mequiv/l, although the value remained within the normal range.[] Always consult a doctor if you experience any sudden symptoms, such as slurred speech, weakness on one side of the body, or blurred vision - even if they are only temporary[] Glycyrrhiza contains glycyrrhizin, which has a facilitating action on potassium excretion in the renal tubules but there is a risk that hypokalaemia may be induced.[]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    speech.[] Heat stroke symptoms and signs Abnormal mental status (such as delirium, hallucinations, or slurred speech), A faster heart rate coupled with low blood pressure Moderate to[] speech problems concentrating or coordinating movements aggressive or strange behaviour dizziness, confusion , seizures or loss of consciousness sudden rise in body temperature[]

  • Chlorothiazide

    The urinary concentrating capacity did not change during the study, but serum potassium decreased significantly.[] speech, severe weakness, vomiting, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady; low potassium --leg cramps, constipation, irregular heartbeats, fluttering in your chest, increased[] Promotes renal excretion of sodium (and water), bicarbonate, and potassium; decreases renal calcium excretion and supports uric acid excretion.[]

  • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

    Due to movement of potassium from the intracellular space to the extracellular space Decreased Potassium and metabolic alkalosis -, consider diuretic therapy or vomiting as[] Physical findings showed euvolemia and an altered mental status with severe agitation and slurred speech.[] In response to a decrease in osmolality, brain ECF fluid moves into the CSF.[]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    speech Muscle twitches Nystagmus Chronic lithium toxicity Hand tremors Coma Slurred speech Increased reflexes Kidney disorders Memory problems Psychosis Blood and urine analysis[] Rhabdomyolysis can also lead to acute tubular necrosis and kidney failure, which will exacerbate developing hyperkalemia by decreasing renal potassium clearance.[] Pathophysiology Lithium, the lightest alkali metal (others include sodium and potassium), has no known physiologic role in the body.[]

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