Syndrome X – also known as Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic syndrome (also known as syndrome x, insulin resistance syndrome)  is a combination of the medical disorders that, when occurring together, increase the risk of developing serious diseases such as heart disease, stroke and/or diabetes. Some studies have shown 8 million people (one out of four)  in the US have been diagnosed with it and prevalence increases with age. If you have been diagnosed with least two out of four of these symptoms below, you have Metabolic Syndrome. high blood pressure high cholesterol high blood sugar obesity... (Read More ...)