Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of at least three of the five following medical conditions: abdominal obesityhigh blood pressurehigh blood sugarhigh serum triglyceridesand low serum high-density lipoprotein HDL. Conversely, the NCEP definition indicates that metabolic syndrome can be diagnosed based on other criteria.
Renal Physiology. Type 2 diabetes is considered a complication of metabolic syndrome. In this review, we discuss these recent advances and how they may allow targeting the ECS in a more specific and selective manner for the future development of therapies against obesity, metabolic syndrome, and eating disorders.
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The mechanisms of the complex pathways of metabolic syndrome are under investigation. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. The pathophysiology is very complex and has been only partially elucidated. Views Read Edit View history.
Associated conditions include hyperuricemia ; fatty liver especially in concurrent obesity progressing to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ; polycystic ovarian syndrome in women and erectile dysfunction in men; and acanthosis nigricans. Harrison, Graham F. The pathophysiology is very complex and has been only partially elucidated.
Perspectives on Males and Singing. Generally, the individual disorders that compose the metabolic syndrome are treated separately. These include increased physical activity such as walking 30 minutes every day and a healthy, reduced calorie diet.
Various strategies have been proposed to prevent the development of metabolic syndrome. Sleep Medicine Reviews. There is confusion as to whether, in , the American Heart Association and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute intended to create another set of guidelines or simply update the National Cholesterol Education Program definition.
Psychological Medicine. However, this potentially excludes any subject without increased waist circumference if BMI is less than It is characterized by adipose tissue accumulation predominantly around the waist and trunk.