Metabolic Syndrome Topic Guide
Metabolic Syndrome: Metabolic syndrome refers to combination of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease that occur together, including insulin resistance, high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, and increased risk of blood clots. Causes include obesity, genetic factors, and smoking. Symptoms depend on factors present, but usually include large waistline. Treatment includes lifestyle modification and medication.
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