Metabolic Syndrome

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Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders such as obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar and hyperlipidemia. When ocurring together, the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes is greater.

Those with metabolic syndrome should seek the help of a doctor. Exercise therapy and a controlled diet are particularly important; taking a regular diet of low-calorie, low-protein, with 3-4 months of light exercise. Drug treatment prescribed by a doctor may also be required.

Some Tips:

Diet

  • moderate low-calorie diet
  • regular meals
  • refrain from sweets and candy
  • lower salt intake
  • high-fiber diet
  • quit smoking

Exercise

  • long brisk walks
  • cycling
  • swimming