Vitamin K2 shows promise in treatment of osteoarthritis and other conditions

knee pain, osteoarthritis, knee arthritis, arthritis digest magazineA review of the use of vitamin K supplementation in osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, vascular calcification, cancer, renal calculi and diabetes has found positive evidence.

“Vitamin K2 may be a useful adjunct for the treatment of osteoporosis, along with vitamin D and calcium, rivaling bisphosphonate therapy without toxicity,” the authors report. “It may also significantly reduce morbidity and mortality in cardiovascular health. Vitamin K2 appears promising in the areas of diabetes, cancer, and osteoarthritis.”

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