(NaturalHealth365) Metabolic syndrome is a lifestyle-related illness that has a massive negative impact on our healthcare system and individuals. But is rarely talked about. In fact, this condition contributes greatly to 70% of deaths worldwide, according to the WHO.
Simply put, metabolic syndrome is the prevalence of a combination of lifestyle-related diseases. You’ll know if it affects you if you have at least three of the following; a large waist size (40″ in men, 35″ in women), higher than 150mg/dL cholesterol, low good cholesterol HDL levels (lower than 40mg/dL in men, and 50mg/dL in women), blood pressure higher than 130/85 mm Hg, or a high blood sugar level of over 100mg/DL. Taking blood pressure or cholesterol medication are also indicators of metabolic syndrome. →
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