Mind & Body

Metabolic Syndrome: What is it and how to live with it

Metabolic syndrome stands as a multifaceted health challenge, weaving together a tapestry of conditions that, in concert, amplify the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. At its core, this syndrome is not identified by a singular symptom or marker but rather by the confluence of several metabolic dysfunctions. These include abdominal obesity—a waistline expanded beyond healthy measures—coupled with elevated blood pressure, increased levels of fasting blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol profiles, and insulin resistance.

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