Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that affect a large number of people in a clustered fashion. In some studies, the prevalence in the USA is calculated as being up to 25% of the population.

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Metabolic Syndrome Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Having metabolic syndrome means you have several disorders of your metabolism at the same time, including: Obesity, particularly around your waist (abdominal obesity) High blood pressure (hypertension...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Doctors believe that the underlying cause of this cluster of risk factors is resistance to insulin — a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps regulate the amount of sugar in your body. Norm...
Source: MayoClinic

Metabolic Syndrome Prevention

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Prevention
... If you have only one or two components of metabolic syndrome — or better yet, none — you can make lifestyle changes now to prevent the onset of the syndrome and the serious diseases it pre...
Source: MayoClinic

Metabolic Syndrome Treatment

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Treatment
... The primary goal of treatment for metabolic syndrome is to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes, heart attack and stroke. Usually, this can be accomplished with an aggressive regimen of self-car...
Source: MayoClinic

Self-care
... Metabolic syndrome creates a real risk of developing diabetes, stroke or heart disease. The good news is that you''ve been given advance notice, so you can do something about it. You can curb your ins...
Source: MayoClinic

Metabolic Syndrome Other

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Metabolic Syndrome
... What is metabolic syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is a collection of health risks that increase your chance of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. The condition is also known by other names i...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... Sometimes, the whole may be greater than the sum of its parts — such as in the case of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome isn''t a disease, but is a cluster of disorders of your body''s meta...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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