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What is vitamin K used for?

Your body uses vitamin K to assist in blood clotting and bone health. It is classified as a fat-soluble vitamin because it is found in the body's fat tissue and liver. Vitamin K has been known to help conditions like excessive bleeding and osteoporosis.

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How can I take vitamin K?
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Try as much as possible to get the vitamin K you need from the foods you eat. If this is not pos...
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Should I let my doctor know I take vitamin K?
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Always talk to your doctor before taking any new supplement or drug to avoid possible interactio...
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