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Deficiency Of Vitamin K Can Cause These Serious Health Issues
Like all the other nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin C, carbohydrate, protein, etc., vitamin K also holds a significant position in our body. Vitamin K plays an important role in coagulation, commonly known as blood clotting. Blood clotting is important for preventing internal and external bleeding. Excessive blood flow can have a detrimental effect on your health. Vitamin K produces a protein that works together to initiate the process of clotting. This nutrient is sub-categorized as vitamin K1 and vitamin K2.
Vitamin K1 is usually found in leafy green vegetables like spinach and kale, while vitamin K2 is a naturally occurring nutrient in the human intestinal tract.
Deficiency of vitamin K is mostly seen in individuals who are nowadays more engrossed in junk and processed foods rather than having leafy green vegetables. However, only in sporadic cases, it is visible in adults. Vitamin K deficiency is mostly seen in infant and is termed as Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding (VKDB). But when this deficiency is seen in adults as well, it can pose some serious health issues. Some of these are discussed below.
1. Heart Problem:
Vitamin K2, the naturally occurring substance in the human intestinal tract is directly connected with the arterial calcification...Channel: Good Life