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How do I mange metabolic syndrome X on a daily basis?

Metabolic syndrome X can often be managed by making changes to your daily eating habits and physical activity. Adjusting your diet to incorporate fiber, whole grains, and lean meat can aid in weight loss and minimize symptoms linked with metabolic syndrome X. Adding or increasing daily physical activity will not only expend calories but will strengthen your heart and increase blood circulation.

If you are already being treated for diabetes associated with metabolic syndrome X, daily monitoring and management of your blood sugar and insulin levels may be necessary. Depending on the severity of your metabolic syndrome X, you may be prescribed medication by your doctor to be taken daily to treat elevated cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and excess weight around the abdomen.

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