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Metabolic Syndrome: You Can Prevent It

By Res-Q editor March 23, 2016 No comments

Have you ever heard of metabolic syndrome or syndrome X? If you guessed this is a scary medical diagnosis, you are correct.  Metabolic syndrome is not a singular medical condition, but it’s the name given to a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke.

Metabolic syndrome affects two out of every three adults over the age of 50 in the United States. It is considered an epidemic, and it does not bode well for the health of our nation.

If you have been told you have any of the below risk factors, you will want to keep reading to the end of this post to learn what you can do to lower your odds of developing metabolic syndrome.