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Metabolic Syndrome (Definition)

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Having just one of these conditions doesn't mean you have metabolic syndrome. However, any of these conditions increase your risk of serious disease.


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What is the definition or description of: metabolic syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: metabolic syndrome?

See below: Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Having just one of these conditions doesn't mean you have metabolic syndrome. However, any of these conditions increase your risk of serious disease. ...Read more

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Metabolic Syndrome (Definition)

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Having just one of these conditions doesn't mean you have metabolic syndrome. However, any of these conditions increase your risk of serious disease.


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What is metabolic syndrome?

What is metabolic syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome: Was called syndrome x: four facets-torso obesity, high blood pressure, poor cholesterol to HDL ratio, and tendency toward type 2 diabetes. The cause is Insulin resistance, and all treatments should focus on the cause. Metformin and low carbohydrate diets are indicated for most people with the problem of metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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Low Carb Diet (Tip)

Low Carb Diet

Is this diet right for me? If you are prone to metabolic syndrome and and an apple, it would be! ...See more

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Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Checklist)

Learn about your condition
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2x day
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What are the presenting symptoms of metabolic syndrome?

Many: Presaging cluster of problems with metabolic syndrome is Insulin resistance associated with an apple build, weight on the middle. Insulin in excess amounts is inflammatory. Then issues such as hirsuitism, pcos, may develop in women, followed by hyperglycemia during pregnancy. Afterwards, men and women may see lipid alterations (high triglycerides, and low HDL levels. \bp problems and type 2dm comes. ...Read more

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What is metabolic syndrome and what are the warning signs?

Several:: Metabolic syndrome (syndrome x) is characterized by weight on the middle, slowly developing hypertension, lipid abnormalities ( usually high tgs and low hdl), and finally type 2 dm. A strong family hx for any of these components and/or mi stroke is also a clue. Finally, women can have hirsuitism and polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos), early in the course. Insulin resistance causes these problems. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Tip)

Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Prolonged PCOS may increase your risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes. ...See more

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Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Checklist)

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Diagnose metabolic syndrome now loss 25kg and tg125, hdl51, ldl54 , total cho.130 my weight now 81kg tall178 age 29 nosmoking could stop medicine statin?

Diagnose metabolic syndrome now loss 25kg and tg125, hdl51, ldl54 , total cho.130 my weight now 81kg tall178 age 29 nosmoking could stop medicine statin?

You could try: But your cholesterol will probably return closer to original level. Try reducing dose first. Congratulations on weight loss, I am sure it took lots of discipline. Consult with your doctor, but halve the dose of statin and re-measure your lipid pane two months later. ...Read more

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Age 29 y taking atorvastatin 10 mg diagnostic as metabolic syndrome now I have back pain in kidney area urine test show ph=6, yellow, s.Turbid, help?

Age 29 y taking atorvastatin 10 mg diagnostic as metabolic syndrome now I have back pain in kidney area urine test show ph=6, yellow, s.Turbid, help?

Turbid urine: It seems, from your symptoms that you have, at the very least a urinary tract infection (uti). If you had some muscle destruction from the statin you are taking, you would have generalized muscle pain. Your turbid urine is quite consistent with a uti. See your doctor, have your temperature taken and have your urine sent off for a culture and sensitivity and get started on an antibiotic. Good luck. ...Read more

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