Metabolic Syndrome

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Metabolic Syndrome
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Metabolic Syndrome, which is also referred to a Syndrome X or the Insulin Resistance Syndrome refers to a cluster of symptoms characterized by varying degress of glucose intolerance, abnormal high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and/or triglyceride levels, high blood pressure and upper body obesity, which are all independent risk factors for coronary heart disease.[1]

The underlying pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome involves insulin resistance and the consequent hyperinsulinemia.[1]

See Also:

Article The Metabolic Syndrome & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Vital Link; 2006 Winter
Article Syndrome Z:Apnea's Metabolic Syndrome, NDNR, 2011 April
Article Natural Aromatase Inhibitors for men With Metabolic Syndrome ,2010 November NDNR [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lukaczer Dan (2001) Nutritional Support for Insulin Resistance Applied Nutritional Science Reports