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WHAT IS METABOLIC SYNDROME

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
High risk obesity: Some people get overweight but get few complications. With metabolic syndrome, people gain weight and develop hyperlipidemia (high triglycerides, low ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Disease cluster...: A cluster of diseases in the making!however...Metabolic syndrome was called syndrome x: four facets-1. Torso obesity, 2.High blood pressure, 3.Poor ch ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Metabolic Syndrome: Metabolic syndrome (syndrome x) is characterized by weight on the middle, slowly developing hypertension, lipid abnormalities ( usually high tgs and l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Metabolic syndrome is a risk factor for:: Brachial plexus injury, Erectile dysfunction, Essential hypertension, Rhabdomyolysis, Heart attack, BPH, ST elevation myocardial infarction, Polycys ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Group Of RiskFactors: It is not a disease in itself but a group of Risk Factors 1High Blood Pressure135/85 Or higher 2High Blood SugarFasting>100mgm 3Unhealthy Cholester ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several:: Metabolic syndrome (syndrome x) is characterized by weight on the middle, slowly developing hypertension, lipid abnormalities ( usually high tgs and l ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Syndrome is:: Abdominal obesity (waist ≥102 cm (40 in) in men or ≥88 cm (35 in) in women) serum triglycerides ≥150 mg/dl serum HDL cholesterol.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
High glucose, BP & : Metabolic syndrome consists of high level of blood glucose due to Insulin resistance, hypertension, and high cholesterol level.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Most likely a: High cholesterol or hyperlipidemia problem- often associated with metabolic syndome- a collection of conditions that 'travel' together fequently- di ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Mildy complex!: However...Metabolic syndrome was called syndrome x: four facets-1. Torso obesity, 2.High blood pressure, 3.Poor cholesterol to HDL ratio, and 4.Tenden ... Read More
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