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I have metabolic syndrome. Is treatment of the individual symptoms the best that medicine can offer?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Correct the problem!

Insulin resistance is the cause of metabolic sydrome.
Sure you can treat hbp, bad lipid profiles, and later type-2 diabeters with good drugs.But you reverse Insulin resistance with three easy steps: 1. Exercise 2. Lose weight on the middle. 3. Eat a low glycemic index diet, known in various forms, as atkin's, paleolithic, and mediterranean. Finally, whatever you get for probs, take metformin.

In brief: Correct the problem!

Insulin resistance is the cause of metabolic sydrome.
Sure you can treat hbp, bad lipid profiles, and later type-2 diabeters with good drugs.But you reverse Insulin resistance with three easy steps: 1. Exercise 2. Lose weight on the middle. 3. Eat a low glycemic index diet, known in various forms, as atkin's, paleolithic, and mediterranean. Finally, whatever you get for probs, take metformin.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

You can help ''fix'' this with diet, exercise and weight loss.

In brief: No

You can help ''fix'' this with diet, exercise and weight loss.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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