Quadriplegic paralysis due to hypokalemia

People who have been diagnosed with cyclical paralysis need to eat foods high in potassium and low in sodium salt, low in sugar powder, avoid eating too much at once, avoid exposing themselves to the cold and must take medication as directed by an endocrinologist.

Fruits and vegetables with a lot of potassium are good for health such as broccoli, beetroot, sour shoots, amaranth, vegetables, raisins, raisins, avocados, durian, jackfruit, bananas …

Hypokalemia affects the muscular nervous system with signs such as fatigue, muscle weakness, cramping, limb paralysis, decreased or loss of tendon reflexes.

When, the general hospital receiving treatment for some patients with hypokalemia causing quadriplegia, affecting health and daily work.

Most patients are not aware of the cause.

A 29 years old often suffers from weakness in his legs and hands, difficulty walking, feeling tired every morning to wake up.

Through examination, Doctor – Chief Department of Neurology said, the patient is awake, the legs are weak first and then the hands, the base of the limb is heavier than the tip of the limb, there are no sensory disorders and the reflex of tendons on both sides.

Tests showed that all indicators of the patient were normal, with only blood potassium as low as 2.4 mmol/l.