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Hypokalemia: Symptoms and Causes of Low Potassium


2. Fatigue

“Every cell in your body needs the right amount of potassium to function,” says Women’s Health magazine, therefore “a sustained dip can result in generalized fatigue.”

But there are a wide variety of factors that can cause feelings of fatigue, which can make it hard to identify the symptom as being due to low potassium levels. As an example, however, the source says that “if your regular sweat session leaves you exhausted and you know you’re getting enough sleep, potassium might be the cause.”

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