i am 19 and just started medication for metabolic syndrome i was wondering if anyone out there could give me any advice i have gained alot of weight around my stomach and my triglicerides are high but my cholesterol is normal they said i have metabolic syndrome and put me on a medication to help lower my trig. and it will help me loose weight any suggestions would be great
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replied November 20th, 2008
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I read from the American Heart Association that "Short bursts of high-intensity exercise, rather than longer spells of moderate-intensity, exercise may improve the health of people with metabolic syndrome."

http://americanheart.mediaroom.com/index.p hp?s=43&item=460

If you make a serious effort to eat healthier and increase your activity level, you’ll notice an improvement in blood pressure, BMI and cholesterol levels and your insulin resistance. If lifestyle changes don’t improve your weight loss, your physician may have more ideas.

For more information about the metabolic syndrome, call the Heart and Vascular Institute Resource and Information Center Nurse at 216/445-9288 or toll-free 866/289-6911.
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replied May 22nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
I would suggest you to have regular aerobic excercise. Avoid overeating and start modified atkin diet.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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