Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors. You and your doctor will find the best way to control them. This will lower your chances of serious health problems. Make sure to stay in contact with your doctor. You will need to have checks on your weight, and glucose and cholesterol levels, and blood pressure.

Metabolic syndrome treatment includes:


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Last reviewed May 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Marcin Chwistek, MD  Last Updated: 8/27/2018