Fibromyalgia suffers know well the pain endured on a day to day basis. However if you are experiencing fatigue, and muscle spasms there maybe another reason. Potassium Deficiency or [Hypokalemia.] Potassium Deficiency is generally not caused by lack of nutrition. But deficiency can be caused by diarrhea or vomiting, and other medications such as high blood pressure, diuretics, and cortisones.
Those of us with Fibromyalgia already have excessive pain all over the body so when we get a spasm or two it's hard to believe it’s nothing other than our fibromyalgia. But, potassium deficiency if not treated, can lead to serious complications and affect the heart. Have a banana a day and help ward off such effects.
Potassium Deficiency Symptoms: