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How does potassium treat hypercalciuria?

For some patients, potassium can help treat hypercalciuria, which occurs when the levels of calcium in the urine are too high. Potassium supplementation may help balance the levels of vitamins and enzymes in the body, reducing the risk of hypercalciuria and kidney stones. However, this treatment is not currently approved by the FDA and can only be administered under the guidance of your doctor.

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