How can vitamin K deficiency affect my body?

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A vitamin K deficiency is a very serious condition because it can result in excessive bleeding or bone damage. Vitamin K deficiency can result from celiac disease, severe burns, biliary disease, hemodialysis, Crohn's disease, liver disease, cystic fibrosis, gallbladder disease and use of blood thinners. If you are suffering from a vitamin K deficiency, you should take a supplement and include vitamin K-enriched foods in your diet. Vitamin K can be found in foods like broccoli, turnip greens, spinach, kale, asparagus, cabbage, green tea, beef liver and lettuce.

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