Reason for Adding Vitamin K to the Pauling Therapy

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Reason for Adding Vitamin K to the Pauling Therapy

Post Number:#1  Post by ofonorow » Mon May 11, 2015 12:24 pm

http://www.lef.org/Magazine/2000/2/report/Page-01

Vitamin K regulates calcium

Imagine a vitamin that could keep calcium in bones and out of arteries. In so doing, that vitamin could stop heart attack and osteoporosis at the same time. Sound incredible? Maybe, but research shows that vitamin K does exactly that. It works by regulating calcium. Bones need it, arteries can't stand it. Vitamin K accommodates both.
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Re: Reason for Adding Vitamin K to the Pauling Therapy

Post Number:#2  Post by Johnwen » Mon May 11, 2015 3:39 pm

Kind of a misleading article???
The liver takes in almost all and does not convert it to k2 it is primarily used in production of clotting factors. Primarily factor X but it also effect’s factor 11 so a person taking one of the newer anti coagulants can start having problems if supplementing with higher doses of K1. The normal? Amount of V-K received from diet can be over come by these drugs but higher dose supplementing with K1 would be contraindicated.

The remainder of K1 that makes into the intestines gets converted by the bacteria in the intestines where it is then converted to K2.
Dug around and found this article that gives a real good account on which one of the K vitamins does what.

http://www.nbihealth.com/t-mk7-hip-fractures.aspx

Then of course we have wiki but read the disclaimer at the beginning some of it is a little off base!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitamin_K2


If your interested in Factor X this gets techy but shows what happens if you don’t get enough!

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/209867-overview
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Re: Reason for Adding Vitamin K to the Pauling Therapy

Post Number:#3  Post by Ralph Lotz » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:58 am

Updated Vitamin K articles from Life Extension Foundation:

Protection Against Arterial Calcification, Bone Loss, Cancer, and Aging!
http://www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2 ... ng/page-01


The Surprising Longevity Benefits of Vitamin K
http://www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2 ... -k/page-01
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Re: Reason for Adding Vitamin K to the Pauling Therapy

Post Number:#4  Post by DFulton » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:19 am

Having to be on Clopidogrel for the next 11 months due to 4 coated stents, would you still recommend LEF Super K? Wouldn't it be counter-active to the Clopidogrel? What about Vitamin D?

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Re: Reason for Adding Vitamin K to the Pauling Therapy

Post Number:#5  Post by ofonorow » Sat Dec 12, 2015 8:53 am

I am not a drug expert (nor do I have any interest.) Perhaps johnwen will answer from his perspective.

I do know (as reported in the medical news) that two trials for Plavix were HALTED because the placebo group was faring better than the Plavix/Clopidogrel group. Of course, then these trials were not published. (You might ask your doctor about that, unless you don't want to irritate him.)

From Wiki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel (INN) is an oral, thienopyridine-class antiplatelet agent used to inhibit blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, and to prevent myocardial infarction (heart attack) and stroke. It is marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi under the trade name Plavix. The drug works by irreversibly inhibiting a receptor called P2Y12, an adenosine diphosphate (ADP) chemoreceptor on platelet cell membranes. Adverse effects include bleeding, severe neutropenia, and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Before the expiry of its patent, clopidogrel was the second best-selling drug in the world. In 2010, it grossed over US$9 billion in global sales.[1]


I see nothing that indicates any contract-indication with vitamin K, but again, I am no expert. The best analogy may be a "super" form of aspirin - which we don't recommend either.
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Re: Reason for Adding Vitamin K to the Pauling Therapy

Post Number:#6  Post by hvc » Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:59 am

Good morning. I ordered super-k from lef yesterday. what is the recommended daily dosage?


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