Metabolic syndrome is a clinical and laboratory complex of symptoms that occurs with metabolic disorders. Pathology is based on insulin immunity or resistance of cells and peripheral tissues. When sensitivity to the hormone responsible for glucose uptake is lost, all processes in the body begin to occur abnormally. In patients, the metabolism of lipids, purines, carbohydrates is disturbed. The blood glucose level rises, and in the cells there is a deficiency.
Metabolic syndrome: causes and mechanism of development, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment
At the end of the 20th century, scientists from America combined various metabolic changes in the human body into one syndrome. Professor Riven, summarizing the results of studies of other authors and his own observations, called the pathology "Syndrome X". He proved that insulin resistance, visceral obesity, hypertension and myocardial ischemia are signs of one pathological condition.