January 19, 2013

METABOLIC SYNDROME

Posted in ENDOCTRINE DISORDER tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 4:39 pm by PCOSLady

METABOLIC SYNDROME
(Syndrome X)

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PCOS Lady:
Women carry the extra weight in their chin, tummy and abdomen… A tall tail sign…
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The weight in the tummies i refer to IR weight, lol… No matter what i try aside from starvation that weight will not disappear without my “miracle” pill Glucophage XR 500 mg daily for a few months!
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http://www.drscottrigden.com/?act=obesity&sub=metabolic
By Dr. Scott Rigden, MD
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Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)
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What is it?
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Metabolic Syndrome, a.k.a. Syndrome X, occurs in 24% of U.S. adults, or approximately 60-75 million Americans. It is usually associated with obesity. It is a condition that features the combination of insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia (excessive or too much insulin), which has profound health implications. It is commonly associated with coronary heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus type 2. These individuals often have lipid profiles in which they have elevated triglycerides with low HDL levels (their triglyceride/HDL ratios are usually over 4.) Their fasting insulin levels are above 8.
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DO I HAVE METABOLIC SYNDROME?
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Here are ten clues:
* I cannot lose weight.
* I tend to gain weight in the “apple” distribution.
* I crave sugar and carbohydrates.
* My energy levels are erratic.
* I have a family history of diabetes.
* I had a large baby (over nine pounds) and/or had gestational diabetes.
* I have a history of polycystic ovaries.
* I have non-European ancestry.
* I have a tendency to hypertension and/or borderline blood sugars.
* I have skin tags around my neck and upper body.
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The five clinical criteria doctors use to diagnose metabolic syndrome are listed below. If you have three of them, see your health provider for an in depth work-up.
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FIVE CLINICAL CRITERIA OF METABOLIC SYNDROME
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* Elevated waist circumference (greater than 40 inches in males and 35 inches in females)
* Triglyceride levels above 150 mg/dl
* Decreased HDL (less than 40 mg/dl for men and below 50 mg/dl for females)
* Blood pressure above 130/85
* Fasting glucose above 110 mg/dl
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SITES
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GOOGLE:
metabolic syndrome
syndrome x

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April 20, 2012

PCOS Types

Posted in PCOS tagged , , , , , , , , , at 5:44 am by PCOSLady

PCOS Types
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“PCOS is not just a reproductive disorder; it’s a major health concern for women who are affected,” Dr. Nestler
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There are five types under PCOS…
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http://www.wdxcyber.com/dxinf001.htm
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1…. Traditional PCOS ~ anovulatory, increased androgens, no insulin resistance
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2…. Endocrine Syndrome X ~ anovulatory, increased androgens, insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes
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3…. Non-Traditional PCOS ~ anovulatory, normal androgens, obese, insulin resistant or type 2 diabetes
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4…. Non-Traditional PCOS ~ ovulatory, increased androgens, mild insulin resistance
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5…. Idiopathic Hirsutism ~ ovulatory, increased androgens, no insulin resistance
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SITES
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http://wordpress.com/#!/read/topic/pcos/
~ WordPress … Blogs on PCOS…

May 12, 2007

FYI: Me on PCOS plus more…

Posted in FYI tagged , , , , , at 2:43 am by PCOSLady

My personal crusade is to inform and educate everyone i can about PCOS a silent killer wreaking havoc through your entire body through a hormone imbalance…

Men, you can have the male version, Syndrome X, a silent killer you need to read about…

Knowledge is POWER!

Christie

My Original Blog: http://PCOSLady.blogdrive.com/ …. I have alot of info there related to PCOS, FYI, Syndrome X, etc…

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