How do you know that you have vitamin K deficiency and when you need to seek professional advice?
○ Bleeding disorders
Such as bleeding gums, unexplained bruises, blood in urine and stool and heavy periods. This happens because vitamin K is responsible for blood clotting and with its deficiency, bleeding will occur consistently and quickly.
Vitamin K deficiency causes increased calcium deposition outside the bone, which causes calcification and hardening of the blood vessels, giving rise to hypertension.
○ Joint Pain
This is because of excessive calcium deposition in the joint which causes pain during movements of joint.