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Monday, August 22, 2016

Female Metabolic Syndrome Patients May Warrent a Pelvic Ultrasound

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Metabolic syndrome is a condition that raises the risk of multiple disease and death rates from heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. It is diagnosed by a cluster of symptoms, medical conditions, and blood tests. There are five key components of metabolic syndrome: abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides, decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and elevated blood sugar (fasting value over 100). Women with this syndrome are more likely to have hypertension, insulin insensitivity, obesity, and elevated blood lipids. Factors such as alcohol intake, lack of exercise, smoking, stress and poor diet make metabolic syndrome features worse, and makes the consequences of metabolic syndrome on your health worse as well. Essentially all women with metabolic syndrome. For women with this syndrome, it is more common for them to have uterine polyps also known as endometrial polyps. Endometrial polyps can be a precancerous condition, and they are important to treat. Some women with endometrial polyps will have heavy bleeding, others will have no actual unusual symptoms at all. Pelvic Ultrasound is the way these polyps are diagnosed. So next time your gyno asks you to take a some blood tests including a cholesterol test because she is worried you have metabolic syndrome, you may want to ask if you need an ultrasound as well.

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