Tag: Nervous System

It’s Important to Know the Symptoms of Low Potassium

It’s Important to Know the Symptoms of Low Potassium

Potassium is a metal that has many functions in the body and brain. It is important for electrolyte balance, muscle contraction, maintaining membrane potential across all cells, electrical signaling in neurons, nutrient transfer across cell membranes and fluid balance throughout the body and brain. Low potassium levels can lead to serious health issues even to [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Amlodipine Besylate Side Effects

Amlodipine Besylate Side Effects

This medication has multiple effects on the cardiovascular system and is a member of a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. Calcium channels are receptors that are placed in a variety of areas within the cardiovascular system. When these channels become blocked it results in the blood vessels relaxing and lowering the heart rate. [...]

November 12, 2012 More