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Bartonella Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is a collage of risk factors that are associated with an increased risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease, and peripheral artery disease. About 30 million Americans suffer from the following symptoms:

  • Central abdominal obesity
  • Fasting glucose of greater than 100mg/dL
  • BP greater than 130/85
  • Low HDL
  • Fasting triglycerides greater than 150mg/dL

Risk factors for developing Metabolic Syndrome include:

  • Increased abdominal girth
  • Insulin resistance
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Genetics
  • Infections