vitamin k

  1. Mauritio

    PTH - the connection of all stress hormones

    "When there is adequate calcium, vitamin D, and magnesium in the diet, PTH is kept to a minimum. When PTH is kept low, cells increase their formation of the uncoupling proteins, that cause mitochondria to use energy at a higher rate, and this is associated with decreased activity of the fatty...
  2. UG Krishnamurti

    Any experience with these VIT K supplements? [bulksupplements.com]

    https://www.bulksupplements.com/products/vitamin-k1-1-powder?_pos=1&_sid=f2688bb0d&_ss=r&variant=32133466357871 https://www.bulksupplements.com/products/vitamin-k2-mk7?_pos=2&_sid=f2688bb0d&_ss=r&variant=32133365989487
  3. jpgio

    Consistent Negative reaction to foods high in vitamin A or beta carotene

    Whenever I eat foods high in vitamin A I have very bad side effects, vertigo, dizziness. This usually happens when I have eat more than one vitamin a/beta carotene rich food in a day i.e eggs and spinach. I basically only eat spinach for vitamin k. Eating liver causes a more extreme reaction...
  4. haidut

    Mitochondrial dysfunction may be the cause of anemia

    Despite anemia being a pretty common condition, I still don't think medicine has a good idea what causes anemia (putting aside the more obvious reasons such as chronic bleeding and dietary iron deficiency). In one of the KMUD interviews Peat opined that in his opinion true iron deficiency...
  5. Hans

    7 Uncommon testosterone boosting supplements

    I've written an article about 7 uncommon herbs, that you may or may not have heard of, that can increase testosterone. As a disclaimer, none of these herbs have been shown to increase testosterone in humans, but they do have animal studies showing that they do increase testosterone and they've...
  6. explosionlord

    Aspirin + K2 + Glycine Poor Reaction; Anybody Else?

    Hey folks, This morning I took a mixture of ~3g glycine powder, 90 ug K2 (MK7), and 650 mg typical otc aspirin. About an hour later, my eyes became bloodshot, followed by lightheadedness and reddened skin. Probably a long shot, but has anyone tried this combo and had anything near these...
  7. S

    Cypro Works Like Vitamin K2 For A Better Jawline?

    Hi, everyone. I read on the forum about cypro having a vitamin K2-like effect on calcification, and I saw reports of people who took vitamin k2 who got, through the anti-calcification effect, a larger jaw. My question is, does cypro have the same effect? Could someone who used it report?
  8. A

    Bruising Easily From Asprin

    I find that if I take an asprin daily that I start to bruise for no reason and get purple spots (Petechiae?). Looking for options to strengthen my blood vessels. From what I can see Vitamin K is a good place to start. Any other insight? Note - I am celiac and have hashimotos. I typically take...
  9. haidut

    Statins May Cause Insulin Resistance By Depleting Vitamin K

    A great study, which both highlights the dangers of statins while also providing a plausible mechanism for those side effects that both FDA and Big Pharma vehemently continue to dispute. This plausible mechanism involves the inhibition of vitamin K2 (MK-4) synthesis, which requires the same...
  10. haidut

    Vitamin K May Help Reduce Arterial Stiffness & Improve Blood Pressure

    For those of my readers who don't know, vitamin K is a prescription drug in many countries for treating/preventing osteoporosis, blood pressure, liver disease, neurological disorders, cancer, etc. Japan is where this remarkable substance enjoys perhaps the most prestige as an actual drug for...
  11. haidut

    Vitamin K May Treat Leukemia

    Another great study demonstrating both the therapeutic potential of vitamins as well as the metabolic/redox nature of cancer. As I mentioned in some of my podcasts, vitamin K2 (MK-4) is currently in clinical trials for treating/preventing a number of different cancers, especially liver cancer...
  12. haidut

    Deficiency Of Vitamin K Involved In Age-related Disability / Frailty

    A nice study illustrating that vitamin K deficiency may be one of the reasons people become frail with age. Age-relate disability/frailty is one the leading causes of death in the elderly, behind infections and iatrogenic causes. Given the role of vitamin K in the synthesis of osteocalcin and...
  13. L

    Vitamin K2: A Vitamin That Works Like A Hormone, Impinging On Gene Expression

    Abstract Vitamin K2 binds to the intranuclear receptor SXR and results in the activation of a plethora of genes, both directly and indirectly. Among these genes are important biological markers of cellular characteristics or features (also known as cell phenotypes), as well as a set of molecules...
  14. haidut

    Vitamin K Important For Eye Health Too

    In addition to its role in bone, brain, and endocrine health now we can add eyes to the list of tissues/organs that may benefit from vitamin K as well. Unfortunately, most studies are still trying to study vitamin K from the point of view of osteocalcin and carboxylation, which only explains a...
  15. haidut

    High-dose Vitamin C Is Making A Comeback As A Treatment For Cancer

    It look like Linus Pauling may have the last laugh after all. The studies below show that high-dose IV therapy with vitamin C dramatically increases survival of several highly lethal cancers (e.g. pancreatic). Even the lead author is in disbelief and says the results are unheard of...
  16. KalosKaiAgathos

    Vitamin K Science Writeup

    Hey guys! I've talked to Haidut, and he recommended I share this blog post here. I've basically done a write-up on vitamin K - especially vitamin K2 MK4 - while integrating about 120 scientific references. I hope this might help some people here, because I've attempted to keep my language as...
  17. P

    Skeletal Muscle Phosphatidylcholine And Phosphatidylethanolamine Are Related To Insulin Sensitivity

    And the difference is big! 100% and 50% for each ,compared to subjects with higher insulin sensitivity. Egg yolks/milk and liver are rich source of these phospholipids. But yolks are the richest. Skeletal muscle phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanolamine are related to insulin...
  18. haidut

    Vitamin K (and Other Naphthoquines) Are Pro-dopamine And Anti-serotonin

    This is a pair of studies, which shows that 1,4-naphthoquinones stimulate serotonin uptake in platelets in a manner similar to other SSRE such as tianeptine and in opposition to SSRI drugs like Prozac (fluoxetine). The stimulation of serotonin uptake by vitamin K3 (menadione) and other similar...
  19. A

    Vitamin K Reduces Belly Fat In Some Groups

    This research comes from a commercial spin-off of Maastricht University in the Nederlands. Authors in this group seem interested in vascular calcification. Here, the interest was in osteoblast-specific protein osteocalcin (OC)and metabolsim.. They chose to use a not-huge dose on MK-7 rather than...
  20. Amazoniac

    Photosensitivity Of Vitamin K2

    Stabilization-oriented preformulation study of photolabile menatetrenone (vitamin K2) - ScienceDirect "Menatetrenone (vitamin K,; 2-methyl-3-alltrans-tetraprenyl-1,Cnaphthoquinone) was originally developed in Japan and has been used as injections for the treatment of hypoprothrombinemia due to...
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