Vitamin K has several functions that may help to prevent thrombosis and the degradation of elastic fibers in the heart and lungs.
1. Matrix Gla Protein
Matrix Gla Protein (MGP) is a Vitamin K-dependent inhibitor of soft tissue calcification and elastic fiber degradation.
The balance between elastic fiber degradation and repair is of vital importance in cardiac and pulmonary health, the two systems worst affected by Covid-19.