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Potassium and Sodium

Potassium and Sodium
– Potassium and sodium must be kept in balance in the body.
– It is very rare that, other than in cases of heat exhaustion, sodium needs to be supplemented in dogs.
– Heat exhaustion with loss of equilibrium, decreased water intake, dry skin, hair loss, retarded growth, and an inability to maintain body water balance are signs of sodium deficiency.
– Potassium deficiency symptoms include restlessness, heart arrhythmia, poor growth, and muscle paralysis, tendency to dehydration, and heart or kidney lesions.
– Potassium helps prevent strokes.
– Some diuretic and heart medications deplete potassium in the body.
– An excellent and easy source of potassium replacement is apple cider vinegar; place 1 tsp to each pint of water in the dog’s water bowl daily. (Never use aluminum or galvanized bowls.)

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