There are a number of causes for nose bleeds. It occurs more often in children under the age of 16. Vitamin deficiency may lead to nose bleeds in both children and adults. If nose bleeds occur frequently for more than 20 minutes, it is necessary to consult a health professional. Nose bleeding is caused by injury or minor trauma to the nose. Due to lack of certain vitamins like K and C may result in nose bleeds.
Vitamin K is essential for coagulation process that stops the blood flow by clot formation in the nose and Vitamin K is critical to heal the blood vessels that are damaged. When a blood vessel is ruptured it results in uncontrollable bleeding due to Vitamin K deficiency. Vitamin C helps in the maintenance of blood vessels. Vitamin B is essential to strengthen the blood vessels. Nose bleeding can be stopped if ice is applied or the bridge of the nose is pinched.