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How to Improve Potassium Concentration in the Cell?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by JasonUT, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. JasonUT

    JasonUT Senior Member

    Hello All,

    Up to this point, most of the discussion seems to be about increasing Potassium consumption as methylation starts-up.

    However, I haven't seen much discussion on how to improve the concentration or utilization of potassium in the cell, and how to improve the potassium transfer into the cell. I stumbled upon a few links that may help the discussion. Perhaps, there is some inefficiency in the K+/Na transfer which is causing a lot of electrolyte waste. Is this a real problem for us or am I barking up the wrong tree?

    The last link suggests two methods for passing K+ through the cells.
    1. Passive based on electrochemical gradient
    2. Na/Ka+ pump. However, per the 3rd link, this method requires ATP which we may be low.

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