Pages tagged: obesity

Extra weight can lead to increased total cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, and an increased risk of coronary artery disease....

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is also called Reaven syndrome, insulin resistance syndrome, or Metabolic Syndrome X. People with metabolic syndrome have a clustering of the...

Heart Disease Risk Factors

Cardiovascular disease can take many forms: high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, stroke, or arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)....

Metabolic Syndrome: The Perfect Storm

Metabolic syndrome has become increasingly common in the United States. Also called “pre-diabetes,” this is a serious health condition that...