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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of body metabolism consisting of abnormal glucose, cholesterols, blood pressure and large waist. Know your risk, as only your health professional can diagnose and help you manage it.

It is caused by accumulation of fat in the abdominal cavity called Visceral Fat. This is a chemical factory making damaging chemicals causing cholesterol build up in the arteries and increase risk of cancers.

This is a result of the inactivity and overconsumption of calories in our society. It is the greatest epidemic the world has ever seen and is far more important than Global Warming. It is estimated >40% of middle age adults have this disorder.

Why Is It Important?

It causes increased risk of Diabetes and 2.5 times the risk of Heart Disease. This means high risk for those with the diagnosis.