Diet is a Four Letter Word

“Diet” is a Four Letter Word Diet is a four letter word! How would you feel if you could believe you would never have to diet again? I wouldn’t lie to you, and I’m not kidding. A life without dieting is possible! Diets are temporary. Please let that sink in for a moment. Diets are temporary! You will not stay on any diet forever. The diet won’t last, and rarely will the results last. The reason diet failure statistics are … Continue reading

Treatment Options Including Medication

Treatment Options Including Medication Essentially, there are two options for the treatment of metabolic syndrome. It really boils down to a combination of medication and lifestyle changes. The fact is, most of the treatment is totally up to the patient. If the patient doesn’t make the lifestyle changes, necessary medication isn’t going to be enough to prevent complications in most cases. Let’s look at the two types of treatment you can get for your metabolic syndrome. Medication Depending on the … Continue reading

Beat Anxiety

Coffee, Depression and Parkinson's

 Would you like to beat anxiety ?  Let’s face it. A certain amount of anxiety is a normal part of life. Extreme anxiety or feeling anxious for no reason can be devastating though. If you experience insomnia, tiredness, headaches, inability to calm yourself down or reason with yourself and/or a number of other maladies, you may be a candidate for some natural remedies to help you get your life back. There is some good news though! Be sure to read … Continue reading

Metabolic Syndrome Prevention Tips

Today, experts believe metabolic syndrome can explain most illnesses and health events that are killing us today; events like a heart attack for instance. The signs that someone has metabolic syndrome include high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, obesity, low good cholesterol (HDL) levels, and most obviously fat accumulation around the waist commonly referred to as belly fat. It is estimated that as many as one out of six Americans is living with some form of metabolic syndrome. Most … Continue reading

Complications of Metabolic Syndrome

Complications of Metabolic Syndrome

There are several serious complications of Metabolic Syndrome. I think Metabolic Syndrome itself would be easier to remember if it were about a specific condition. Instead, it is about a combination of conditions. “Metabolic Syndrome” is the common term for a combination of conditions such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess belly fat, and abnormal triglyceride levels. It can increase your risk for we all want to avoid; diseases like stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. It’s a serious … Continue reading

Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Metabolic Syndrome

Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Metabolic Syndrome

Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Metabolic Syndrome One thing to realize about any health condition is that even though our bodies seem the same, everyone is different. Because of this, medications and diet affect everyone differently. Here are some questions to ask your doctor about Metabolic Syndrome. Be sure to also ask specific questions about your case as they arise. 1. What Are the Complications of Metabolic Syndrome? – Everyone is at risk for different types of consequences and … Continue reading

Questions about Metabolic Syndrome

It’s important to get answers to any questions you may have about metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome, or syndrome X, is a metabolic disorder that can cause a variety of serious health conditions including hypertension, insulin resistance, obesity, heart attack and stroke. It’s characterized by having excess belly fat, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and poor cholesterol ratios. Poor cholesterol ratios usually refers to HDL that is too low and LDL that is too high. If you believe you’re at … Continue reading

Is Metabolic Syndrome Inherited?

Is metabolic syndrome inherited? Epigenetics, your best friend or your serious enemy? Are you someone, or do you know someone who says, “Everyone in my family is overweight” or “Everyone in my family is diabetic”? Did you know, regardless of your gene pool, you have control over whether your genes manifest as disease or not based on your food and your environmental choices? Sometimes you end up with the tendency to develop metabolic syndrome through no fault of your own … Continue reading

What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

For some reason, I had a hard time understanding what metabolic syndrome was when I first heard about it. Was it a disease, a condition? It seemed to be important, but I just couldn’t wrap my head around it. This is the reason I decided to create a series of articles in case you are a bit baffled by exactly what it is and what it means for your health, both today and tomorrow. Metabolic syndrome very simply is a … Continue reading