Tag Archives: metabolic syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is Increasingly Common. Here Are the Warning Signs (and 5 Tips to Avoid It)

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Jeffreyw

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Jeffreyw

In a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (May 19, 2015), researchers found that more than one-third of U.S. adults have metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

Researchers also found the rate of metabolic syndrome increases dramatically with age – almost half of people 60 or older in the United States have metabolic syndrome, the study found.

This is suboptimal.

We’re in the business of helping people live longer, so let’s take a look into how metabolic syndrome occurs and what you can do to move yourself away from the “at risk” category. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Fighting Diabetes, PCOS, & Metabolic Syndrome: One User’s Experience With WellnessFX

Of the many Dos (and one Don’t) of dealing with your blood test results, one thing we stress is analyzing your lab results with one of our practitioners. Two reasons why:

  1. Because we know that navigating your lab results can be confusing.
  2. Because you, your lab values, and WebMD are no substitute for a medical professionalimage (1)

This week, we had the joy of stumbling upon this blog post of a WellnessFX user’s experience with one of our practitioners, Jennifer Phelps, MS, MD. Elaine Barlow posted a Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Upcoming Webcast: Nutrition and Hormone Need-to-Knows with REFUEL author Dr. John La Puma

WellnessFX is excited to announce our next webcast! Wednesday, January 8 @ 10 a.m. PST, we’ll be welcoming Dr. John La Puma, MD, FACP and author of REFUEL, to discuss “Nutrition and Hormones: What You Need to Know.”

Credit: drjohnlapuma.com

Credit: drjohnlapuma.com

You can register here (it takes 7 seconds) and even submit your question early to have it answered on the day of the webcast. Securing your seat automatically registers you for a chance to win a copy of Dr. La Puma’s new book + a FREE WellnessFX Performance Package.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.