The characteristic of hypokalemic periodic paralysis is muscle weakness or paralysis with a drop in potassium levels in the blood. This disorder usually begins in adolescence and can be mild affecting only a few muscles of severe where there is a full body paralysis.
HOW IS HYPOKALEMIC PERIODIC PARALYSIS DIAGNOSED?
An Ayurvedic Doctor, Homeopath, General Physician or Pediatric diagnoses cases of Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis through a specialized form of test called the long exercise test or Electromyographic (EMG).
HOW IS HYPOKALEMIC PERIODIC PARALYSIS TREATED?
Treatment for Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is actually very tricky. What works for one patient doesn’t for other. Supplements of potassium can do good to one but not to another. Healthy diets are suggested and patients with genetic mutations and thus prone to abortive attacks have to go for regular check ups.
DID YOU KNOW?
Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis responds well to treatment.