Metabolic Syndrome Is a Call to Action You Should Take Seriously
Take the signs as a wake-up call to make changes that will lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Maybe your belt has gotten tighter, or your pants are snug around the waist. Then you learn your blood pressure is up, your blood sugar level has risen or your blood lipid levels are out of whack. Should you be worried? Absolutely, says Cleveland Clinic endocrinologist Betul Hatipoglu, MD. This cluster of findings is called metabolic syndrome, and if left unchecked, leads to trouble.