7 tegn du kan ha metabolsk syndrom

Cirka 34 prosent av amerikanske voksne har metabolsk syndrom, men symptomene er så vanlige at de lett kan ignoreres. Hvis du merker noen av følgende tegn på metabolsk syndrom, snakk med legen din.

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Look at the tag in your jeans—if it says a number greater than 40 inches, you’re in trouble. Central obesity, where the weight settles around your midsection, is the most important sign that metabolic syndrome could be in your future, says Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. A waist circumference of more than 40 inches for men and 35 inches for women is the biggest predictor