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.
  • 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.
  • Your primary care doctor, such as an internist or general practitioner, will likely be your first line of defense against coronary artery disease (CAD).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Sixth nerve palsy is a disorder affecting the sixth nerve, which supplies the lateral rectus muscle.
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
  • 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.
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