Author: Grace Ware

Your Chances of Developing Metabolic Syndrome

Although some people are genetically predisposed to metabolic syndrome, others develop it as a result of their lifestyle or other circumstances that result in the five risk factors of high blood glucose (sugar), low HDL (“good”) cholesterol in the blood, high triglyceride levels in the blood, a large waist circumference or “apple-shaped” body, and high […]

What is metabolic syndrome, and how does it affect you?

The metabolic syndrome is a collection of five disorders resulting in heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and other health issues. When three or more of the following risk factors are present, metabolic syndrome is diagnosed: Blood glucose levels are too high (sugar) HDL (“good”) cholesterol levels in the blood are low. Triglyceride levels in the blood […]

10 Facts About Metabolic Syndrome That Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You

Despite its mystique, Syndrome X is a rather prevalent condition. It’s more commonly referred to as a metabolic syndrome, a term for a combination of risk factors that might increase your risk of heart disease and other health issues such as diabetes. Metabolic syndrome can be caused by excess weight and inactivity, but five particular […]

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