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Should I talk to my doctor about my metabolic syndrome X symptoms?

If you suspect that you have metabolic syndrome X symptoms, you should talk to your doctor. The symptoms for this put you at great risk for serious illness, like heart attack and stroke. Metabolic syndrome X is best treated if caught early. Talk to your doctor if you have elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, belly fat, high blood sugar or full-blown diabetes. If you have one or more of the factors of metabolic syndrome X it is wise to get checked out for the other symptoms.

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