I was diagnosed in 5th grade and am now 23. Adding salt to your diet will definitely help ... Also, try drinking two 32 oz. gatorades a day - this will help keep your electrolytes in balance and well as keep you hydrated. I too am trying to get information about carrying a child. If anyone has any further info please share. I take 20 mEq of potassium - 8 per day: mag oxide 400 mg - 10 per day and spironolactone 150 mg per day. I teach aerobics I always take one extra pill: with our syndrome, it would be very very hard to take too much.View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.
Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.