Potassium helps ensure that all of your muscles (including your heart) work the way they should. The potassium in your blood helps control your blood pressure. When you have too much potassium, your blood pressure can rise too high; too little potassium, and it can drop dangerously low.
Because your blood affects so many different parts of your body, low potassium levels can create a bevy of symptoms.
7 . Heart palpitations
Your heart is the most important muscle in your body. Because potassium is vital to ensuring your muscles operate properly, if your levels are too low, your heart may beat faster or slower to compensate. In the most severe cases, low potassium can lead to heart failure, according to Harvard Medical School.