Metabolic Syndrome X complications
Metabolic Syndrome X

Complications could include:

  • A study in 1973 showed a connection between an ear crease & heart disease. Find out if a small mark on your ear could have anything to do with heart disease.
    Source:HLCMS
  • All types of heart disease share common traits and have key differences. Learn about the different types, including coronary, ischemic, and congenital.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Heart disease is a broad term that covers many heart-related problems and conditions, including coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), heart infections, congenital heart defects, and others. When blood ve...
    Source:HLCMS
  • CAD occurs when one or more of the coronary arteries begin to narrow due to the build-up of cholesterol and plaque. The blockage of one of these arteries leads to a heart attack.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your primary care doctor, such as an internist or general practitioner, will likely be your first line of defense against coronary artery disease (CAD). He or she will likely suggest preventive lifestyle changes, prescribe any necessary medication...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Type 2 diabetes, is a common chronic metabolic disease that leads to abnormally high levels of blood sugar in the blood. This blood sugar is also referred to as "glucose."
    Source:HLCMS
  • Living with type 2 diabetes is hard enough. But what if your disease is affecting your work, or the way that people treat you there?
    Source:HLCMS
  • Type 2 diabetes is not inevitable. Preventing and even reversing the onset of diabetes is entirely achievable, but it takes commitment and at least minimal effort. Taking charge of your health involves a two-pronged approach: diet and exercise. Bo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sixth nerve palsy is a disorder affecting the sixth nerve, which supplies the lateral rectus muscle.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects the brain's ability to use and understand language. Aphasia can interfere with your use of verbal and/or written communication.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A stroke (a "brain attack") is a medical emergency in which part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. This occurs when an artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the brain becomes damaged and brain cells begin to die.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cerebrovascular accident is the medical term for a stroke. A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or a rupture of a blood vessel. Learn the signs of a stroke, and the importance of getting treatment q...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition in which breathing stops involuntarily for brief periods of time during sleep. Normally, air flows smoothly from the mouth and nose into the lungs at all times. Periods when breathing stops are called "...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fatty liver, or steatosis, is a broad term that describes the buildup of fats in the liver, often caused by excessive alcohol use. If too much fat has accumulated in the liver then the it may not effectively process foods or filter harmful substan...
    Source:HLCMS
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