psychological distress

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While most of people, including doctors and medical researchers are well aware of the role that certain factors play in our chances of developing heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity, high blood pressure, a family history, etc., we don’t pay much attention to the role psychological factors such as distress plays.


What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a name for a group of risk factors that occur together and increase the risk for heart disease, type 2 (adult onset) diabetes and stroke.  This condition is also known as Syndrome X and Insulin resistance syndrome.