Metabolic Syndrome(MS) is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. Ms is becoming common due to a rise in obesity rates and lack of physical activity among adults and children.
Metabolic Risk Factors
- Excessive belly fat
- High Triglyceride level
- A low HDL level
- High blood Pressure
- High Fasting blood sugar level
Genetics (ethnicity & family history) and other factors may play a role in causing Ms.
Insuline Resistance (IR) also may increase your risk for MS. IR is a condition in which the body can’t use its insulin properly. Insuline is a hormone that helps being a growth hormone, its excess leads to overweight, over growth and obesity.
It is possible to prevent or delay Ms, mainly with life-style changes. A health life-style is a lifelong commitment.