Metabolic syndrome

Specialty of Endocrinology

Metabolic syndrome, or plurimetabolic syndrome is the association of different health problems that can occur simultaneously or in a sequence in the same patient. Insulin resistance, genetics, environment and lifestyle are the most common causes related to this syndrome that involves a number of risks to their health, so they must be controlled immediately by a specialist. The insulin resistance causes diabetes is associated with a rise in blood pressure, increased cholesterol and triglyceride levels, obesity and waist area. The main causes of the appearance of this painting, especially in people over 40 years but also younger, are prolonged stress over time, poor diet, and long fasting between meals. The general pattern of these patients is that of a person who, after a period with this rhythm of life, suddenly suffer a decline in their quality of life and health (commonly called "downer") without seeming be sick.
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