VITAMIN K DEFICIENCY

Vitamin k deficiency is very rare because it is present in most of the vegetables in greater quantity and also produced in our intestine by a bacteria.

Vitamin k is a collection of compounds. The most crucial of these compounds seems to be vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Vitamin K1 is received from leafy greens and a few other veggies. Vitamin K2 is a set of compounds to a significant part acquired from meats, cheeses, and eggs, and synthesized through bacteria.

CALCIUM DEPOSITION:
Deficiency of vitamin k may lead to excessive calcium deposition in soft tissues(such as cartilage). And other calcium-related problems are common in vitamin k deficiency (such as hardening of arteries). Others are cystic fibrosis, malabsorption, biliary obstruction, and resection of the small intestine.

BLEEDING:
Vitamin k deficiency can lead to nose bleeding, gum bleeding, heavy menstrual bleeding, easy bruising, and also its deficiency include bleeding in the digestive tract and blood in urine.
Due to vitamin k deficiency, uncontrollable bleeding occurs on surgical site.

BLOOD PROBLEMS:
Deficiency of vitamin k can cause reduction of prothrombin content in blood, prolonged blood clotting, hemorrhaging, anemia, and also vitamin k deficiency may lead to Alzheimer disease.

DEFICIENCY IN INFANTS:
Research show that newborn babies are born with a deficiency of vitamin k. Its deficiency can lead to diseases, i.e., hemorrhage disease known as HDN that’s why vitamin k is also known as an Antihemorrhagic compound.
Vitamin k deficiency can cause bleeding in the skull, undeveloped facial features, i.e., nose, ear, etc., and also can cause malformed fingers.

 

Recently, some people have appeared to vitamin K2 to treat osteoporosis and steroid-precipitated bone loss, but the research is conflicting. At this factor, there is not sufficient statistics to suggest using vitamin K2 for osteoporosis
Its deficiency causes many diseases and bone related problems.
These are following.

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