Metabolic Syndrome (X)
- Q What is metabolic syndrome X?
Elizabeth Casparro, Nutrition & DieteticsMetabolic Syndrome X is a condition in which there are multiple health-related abnormalities, but none are abnormal enough to be diagnosed with a disease. Metabolic Syndrome is usually characterized by elevated blood sugar (not high enough to be... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of metabolic syndrome?
Dr. Bill Salt, GastroenterologyPeople with a cluster of metabolic syndrome symptoms have a disproportionate risk for heart disease as well as diabetes and stroke. What is this cluster of metabolic syndrome symptoms? It is: hypertension: high blood pressure of 130/85 or above,... Full Answer