Will taking vitamin K with vitamin D prevent hard arteries?

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There is some evidence that taking vitamin K together with vitamin D may prevent hardened arteries, called arteriosclerosis, which happens when plaque builds up on artery walls, increasing the risk for heart attack and stroke. A study from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands showed that blood vessel walls in postmenopausal women who took both vitamins K and D were more elastic than women who got vitamin D alone. However, there's been very little research into this combination of vitamins, so more data is needed to confirm the finding.  

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