Ask the Doctor: Sources of Potassium; Eyelid Surgery

Q: I know bananas are rich in potassium, but I don’t like them. Why do I need potassium, and can I get it from other foods? A: Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte that the body needs for proper nerve transmission, muscle contraction, and kidney and heart function. Adults need 4,700 milligrams (mg) of potassium each […]

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