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Causes of Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X)

List of causes of Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X)

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X)) that could possibly cause Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X) includes:

  • The exact mechanisms of the complex pathways of metabolic syndrome are not yet completely known. The pathophysiology is extremely complex and has been only partially elucidated. Most patients are older, obese, sedentary, and have a degree of insulin resistance. The most important factors in order are:
  • Weight
  • Lifestyle, i.e., low physical activity and excess caloric intake
  • Aging, and
  • Genetics

Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X): Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X): Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Medical news summaries relating to Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X):

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X):

Related information on causes of Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X):

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X) may be found in:


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