Metabolic Syndrome and Its Prevalence Factors
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A metabolic syndrome is a group of illnesses that occur concurrently and significantly increase your chance of acquiring type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease (stroke or heart disease). The origins of metabolic syndrome are complex and poorly understood, but a hereditary component is suspected. Obesity and inactivity both increase your risk. Occasionally, metabolic syndrome refers to as syndrome X or insulin-resistance syndrome..