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Symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome X

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Below is a partial list of symptoms, or contributing factors, in instances of insulin resistance syndrome, also called metabolic syndrome x. Since all the symptoms of insulin resistance could easily be present in other medical conditons, it is important to consult with a physician and be certain that this disorder is, in fact, what you are suffering with and need treatment to address.

1. High Blood Pressure
2. High Trigliceride Levels
3. Low HDL Levels
4. Insulin Resistance

More specifically, and according to the 2001 National Cholesterol Education Program, if a patient meets any 3 out of the following 4 health criteria, Metabolic Syndrome X is a considered diagnosis:

Obesity specifically in the abdominal region resulting in a waist circumference of more than 102 cm (40 in) in men and more than 88 cm (35 inches) in women.

Serum triglyceride levels of 150 mg/dl or above.
HDL cholesterol levels of 40mg/dl or lower in men and 50mg/dl or lower in women.

Blood pressure of 130/85 or higher.
Fasting blood glucose of 110 mg/dl or above. (Some groups say 100mg/dl)


Source: Medicine Net

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Holistic Wellbeing and Health Disclaimer: The information on Metabolic Syndrome X symptoms is not presented as a complete list of all possible symptoms. This condition may have a wide range of symptoms and this is only a partial list of some of the more harmful or common symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome X.