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Thorne Research, Potassium Citrate, 90 Veggie Caps

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  • Product Code: THR-24002
  • UPC Code: 693749240020
  • Package Quantity: 90 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions: 3.1 x 1.7 x 1.7 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
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Description
  • Dietary Supplement
  • Hypoallergenic

Potassium is a vitally important mineral in the cell. Approximately 98 percent of the body's stores of potassium are within the cell. It is the ratio of intracellular-to-extracellular potassium that determines muscle cell excitability. Thus, potassium plays an essential role in the functioning of not only skeletal muscle, but also the heart muscle. Potassium is essential for nerve impulse transmission, muscle contractility, and maintaining already normal blood pressure, energy production, and nucleic acid synthesis. Epidemiological evidence suggests that diets high in potassium provide numerous benefits to cardiovascular health.

A potassium deficiency can occur when large amounts of potassium are lost via the digestive system or the urinary tract; for example, prolonged use of a non-potassium sparing diuretic can cause a loss of potassium via the urinary tract. Individuals with eating disorders are also at risk for being potassium-deficient. A chronic potassium deficiency can result in several adverse health conditions; at a minimum, a low potassium level can result in a prolonged feeling of weakness and fatigue.

Potassium citrate helps prevent precipitates in the urine. In addition, potassium citrate is effective for alkalinizing the urine. Herbs such as goldenseal and uva ursi that support a healthy urinary tract – and are ingredients in Thorne's Uristatin – contain natural constituents that work most effectively in an alkaline urine.

Suggested Use

Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.

Warnings

Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.

If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.

Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: One Capsule
Each Capsule Contains: Amount Per Serving % DV
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate) 99 mg 3%
Daily Value (DV)

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Posted by Reviewer1689663 on Jan 30, 2012

I am presently taking 25mg a day of Prednisone. Prednisone depleats potassium so I take this supplement. This has helped with muscle and joint pain.

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4 people found the following review helpful

Best product for kinney stone preventation

Posted by Reviewer1243772 on Aug 16, 2010

I learned taking potassium citrate(at least 10mg) before bed is an effective way to prevent forming kinney stone in our body

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3 people found the following review helpful

Top quality product

Posted by Reviewer1244659 on Dec 11, 2011

great quality product as all Thorne products are. Great addition to my regime, I take one after every meal. I suffer from CFS and loose potassium easily. This is a highly absorbable form of potassium. It has also helped with bowel movements surprisingly.

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3 people found the following review helpful

Great Product

Posted by Reviewer1715581 on Aug 18, 2011

Thorne Research products are the best on the market, because they have no fillers.

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2 people found the following review helpful

Summer Supplement

Posted by Jasmine44 on Aug 03, 2012

During the high heat of summer I take potassium along with magnesium & Himalayan crystal salt to keep my body in balance. It works!

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