Vitamin Bottle

VITAMIN K

This fat-soluble vitamin helps prevent internal bleeding and hemorrhages and aids in reducing excessive menstrual flow. These benefits come from the micronutrient's vital role in forming prothrombin, a blood-clotting chemical. Protects in cuts and injuries.

Good for these Symptoms:

Signs of Deficiency: Defective blood clotting-occasionally seen in newborns, rare in others

Sources:

RDA: None

Optimal Level: From dietary sources

Drug Interactions: Oral anticoagulants (K reduces these drugs' effects)