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Symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome is not just one disease or disorder, but rather a group of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Most of these risk factors do not have symptoms. They may only be detected by tests done by your doctor. This is one reason why it is important to have regular check-ups.
Metabolic syndrome in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated March 29, 2013. Accessed May 10, 2013.
Symptoms and diagnosis of metabolic syndrome. American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MetabolicSyndrome/Symptoms-and-Diagnosis-of-Metabolic-Syndrome%5FUCM%5F301925%5FArticle.jsp#.V1bgkU2FMdU. Updated August 24, 2011. Accessed May 10, 2013.
What are the signs and symptoms of metabolic syndrome? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/ms/signs. Updated November 3, 2011. Accessed May 10, 2013.
- Reviewer: James Cornell, MD
- Review Date: 06/2016
- Update Date: 05/20/2015