Obesity/ Metabolic Disorders
Metabolic syndrome is a number of conditions that occur together, which increase the risk of
type 2 diabetes
. Factors of metabolic syndrome include
increased blood pressure
high blood sugar
, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal
is increasingly common in the Western world.
is the most frequently observed component of metabolic syndrome. Aggressive lifestyle changes can delay or even prevent the development of serious health problems including
Coronary Heart Disease
. Primary care doctor will oversee first line treatment of lifestyle changes including regular
, eating a
and to lower blood pressure. Quitting
if you are a smoker is essential. Medication is often prescribed for high blood pressure and high cholesterol and to manage diabetes. Prevention of obesity and metabolic syndrome is achieved by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
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