Vitamin K2 helps in Management of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones mass reduces over time and they become weak. It happens when old bone mass removal is not compensated by new bone mass addition. In other words, it is when the body makes less bone mass or loses bone mass, or both. T-cells help keep the human immune system functioning well. T-cell activation actually is a major cause of osteoporosis.
It has been observed that women with post-menopausal osteoporosis have a greater number of activated T-cells circulating in their bodies. A study was conducted to determine whether vitamin K2 helps suppress T-cell proliferation. Vitamin K2 indeed suppresses T-cell proliferation, which in turn reduces the risk of osteoporosis in such cases.
It was also observed that vitamin K2 promotes the differentiation of osteoblasts, which are key to formation of bone mass. In this way also, it reduces the risk of osteoporosis.