Metabolic Syndrome X and Insulin Resistance

Metabolic Syndrome causes many health problems; Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart Disease and some Cancers. It is also one of the leading causes of Hypertension in the world today…It is characterized by

Fasting Hyperglycemia ,Decreased HDL cholesterol, Elevated Triglycerides, High blood pressure or Hypertension.

Central obesity (also known as visceral, male-pattern or apple-shaped adiposity)

Associated signs are: elevated uric acid levels, fatty liver, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Acanthosis Nigricans (a skin condition featuring dark patches).

It is also referred to as Insulin resistance. IT IS A MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK