Bio-Identical Hormones and Metabolic Syndrome

If you have metabolic syndrome, there is a greater-than-average chance that you are susceptible to heart disease, diabetes, or a stroke. The metabolic risk factors include having a large waistline, having high triglyceride levels (a type of fat found in the blood), high blood pressure, and high blood sugar. There are millions of Americans living with metabolic syndrome, but few realize that there are many options available that can help treat the syndrome before it leads to a serious medical condition. In addition to traditional prescription medications, it is possible to use integrative medicine, like bio-identical hormone replacement, to help reduce metabolic risk factors. This article will explain some of the benefits of using bio-identical hormone replacement to treat metabolic syndrome. Read more