Metabolic syndrome

What is Metabolic syndrome?

A group of metabolic risk factors linked to insulin resistance and associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. It is defined as the presence of any three of the following: 1) increased waist circumference (>102 cm for men, >88 cm for women), 2) elevated triglycerides >150 mg/dL, 3) low HDL cholesterol (less than 40 mg/dL for men, less than 50 mg/dL for women), 4) hypertension (systolic BP >130 and/or diastolic >85) or antihypertensive medication use, 5) impaired fasting glucose (>110 mg/dL).

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hi Doctor,

My SGPT level is 71. is it normal and high sensitivity CRP level is 9?
Also pls go thru the reports i have sent. want to kno overall...

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Brief Answer:
Reports are abnormal.

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Dear Sir ,

Thank you for posting your query on XXXXXXX

Well looking into your reports it is...

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I had the worst migraine this morning,i felt like my brain would explode.picture the worst brain freeze lasting for hours and accompanied by hot...

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Hi myjewelry

Up to 20% of American adults have some degree of fatty liver disease. The most common theory behind fatty liver disease is the...

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hi ,i am 45 yrs old woman 1.72height and 100kg weight .i use low fat foods and don t eat rice and bread but i am fatter than yesterday .i have a...

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unfortunately you are!
Insulin Resistance and Diabetes
The cluster of medical conditions that make up the insulin resistance syndrome or metabolic...

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