BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) – Dr. Shayesteh said one in three adults have metabolic syndrome, but it is not a disease.

It is a combination of the following risk factors: abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, high blood sugar and low HDL cholesterol.

Metabolic Syndrome significantly increases the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and Type 2 Diabetes. Metabolic Syndrome can be reversed through nutrition and lifestyle changes.

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